Friday, 30 August 2019 09:35

Macron prioritizes ship speed regulation in his environmental agenda

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French President, Emmanuel Macron, has stated that he is prioritizing ship speed regulation as part of his environmental agenda. Under Macron, France has become one of the most aggressive advocates of pushing society to decarbonise. France believes that in order to meet climate goals set out in the Paris Agreement shipping needs to act faster than goals set out by IMO to get decarbonisation regulations moving by 2023. In April this year France made a submission to the IMO urging for a swift global speed limit for shipping in a bid to slash the industry’s emissions.

 

 

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