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Steen Lund believes climate requirements will boost Rightship's CO2 ratings

Customers increasingly pose environmental demands for shipping and the need for rating voyages' CO2 emissions and ships' CO2 intensity will grow significantly, Rightship's newly appointed CEO, Steen Lund, tells ShippingWatch.

Dry bulk and container ships headed to Singapore. | Photo: Vivek Prakash/Reuters/Ritzau Scanpix

Australian risk management company Rightship sees a significant growth potential in the increased interest worldwide for measuring and documenting the sustainability and CO2 emissions of ships and voyages.

Rightship already makes nearly 40,000 checks on ships' operational safety for various customers each year. But conducting ratings on voyages' CO2 emissions is also a business area that is currently growing. This is highly due to customers increasingly posing environmental demands on merchant vessels.

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