Decision by the IMO will reduce carbon dioxide emissions from shipping

Press release 20.07.2011 by Finnish Ministry of Transport and Communications

NEW ENERGY EFFICIENCY REGULATIONS FOR SHIPS

In July the International Maritime Organization adopted regulations that will increase the energy efficiency of new ships. The fuel consumption of new ships will decrease and carbon dioxide emissions from ships will be reduced. The newly passed regulations have been in preparation for several years. A solution was reached after intensive negotiations that lasted the entire week.

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Uppdated: 2011-08-19
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