From the News Desk: Shipping’s decarbonisation efforts are worryingly askew

Decarbonisation remains the biggest challenge facing the maritime industry but there are well-founded concerns that not enough shipowners are taking the issue seriously, while there are also question marks over the data being used by regulators to set targets and measure progress. 

The International Maritime Organization has committed to cutting greenhouse gas emissions from international shipping by at least 50% by 2050 compared with 2008.

But a recent survey conducted by US-based maritime classification society ABS has found that two thirds of respondents admitted to having no decarbonisation strategy in place to meet this deadline.

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