EU postpones controversial scrapping license

The EU Commission will wait and see how things develop before looking into the possibilities of implementing a so-called scrapping license to make it less attractive for shipowners to change flags on end-of-life vessels. NGO laments the decision, while association Danish Shipping is pleased.

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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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