Shipping split on timeline for emission cuts ahead of IMO talks

The global shipping industry is divided over how soon it should start cutting its emissions, with certain groups calling for a delay to allow for more data to be collected

The global shipping industry is divided over how soon it should start cutting its emissions, with certain groups calling for a delay to allow for more data to be collected.

A group of five associations including the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) and the World Shipping Council (WCS) argued that there is insufficient data to establish the level of emissions cuts that global shipping should make, as the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) prepares to meet next week (London, 24-28 October).

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