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Owners and environmentalists back EU Green Deal

Swedish and Greek shipowners have written to the European Commission (EC) expressing their support for a fair and targeted carbon pricing system with an Ocean Fund that will provide price stability, critical for smaller owners.

The letter was sent ahead of the EU decision on carbon pricing and the introduction of shipping into the Emission Trading System in June, and will coincide with the International Maritime Organization (IMO)’s Marine Environment Protection Committee meeting also in June. In the letter to the EC the Swedish Shipowners’ Association (SSA), The Union of Greek Shipowners (UGS) and NGO Transport & Environment emphasise the need to maintain a fair regulatory regime.

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