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European Parliament wants carbon caps on shipping

Shipping will be included in the EU carbon trading system in 2023 if the IMO CO2 deal is not in effect from 2021. This is the decision from the Parliament's Environment Committee Thursday, directly opposing a previous recommendation from the Industry Committee and the wishes of shipowners.

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Danish Shipping: The challenge of sulfur cheating is real

The risk of carriers cheating with sulfur requirements to benefit financially is a real threat to law-abiding shipowners from 2020, says Maria Skipper Schwenn, Executive Director of Danish Shipping. She rejects the criticism that that the industry is exerting too much energy chasing ghosts.

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