Friday, 30 August 2019 09:28

CMA CGM rejects Arctic shipping route

575 CMACGM Arctic Shipping

 

CMA CGM has decided that it its fleet of 500 vessels will not use the Northern Sea Route connecting Asia to Europe through the Arctic in an effort to protect the fragile ecosystem there from the threat of accidents, oil pollution, and collisions with marine wildlife. The Northern Sea Route, which runs the length of the Siberian coast has become navigable due to global warming.

 

 

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