EU warned of loopholes in planned emissions trading for shipping

Member states are attempting to find ways to dodge the proposed extension of the EU emissions trading system to shipping, campaigners warn in a new report, while industry calls for the inclusion of smaller ships.

by Christian Ernhede
Ferries docked in Piraeus near Athens, September 2016. Transport & Environment and some industry representatives have urged the EU to cover smaller ships in the ETS. Photo: Panayiotis Tzamaros/NurPhoto via Getty Images
Ferries docked in Piraeus near Athens, September 2016. Transport & Environment and some industry representatives have urged the EU to cover smaller ships in the ETS. Photo: Panayiotis Tzamaros/NurPhoto via Getty Images

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