Publicado por: pongpesca | 2020/01/15

Shipping fuel regulation to cut sulphur levels comes into force

Shipping has been exempted from governments’ obligations to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.“Sulphur will be cut drastically from global shipping transport fuels in 2020, in a move that should reduce some forms of air pollution, and may help towards tackling the climate emergency – but which could also lead to a rise in the price of flights.
From 1 January 2020, ships will only be allowed to use fuel oil with a very low sulphur content, under rules brought in by the International Maritime Organisation. This cut in sulphur content has been more than a decade in the planning, and almost all shipping around the world is expected to comply, or face penalties.”

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Fonte: The Guardian, 1 de janeiro de 2020

 


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