To meet the industry’s shared ambitions to reduce GHG emissions, shipowners and managers must comply with an increasingly strict and complex regulatory environment.

The scope, intensity and complexity of today’s maritime regulatory environment has never been more challenging. 

With the 6th IPCC Assessment Report on climate change urging rapid action on climate change, owners and operators can expect increasingly strict limits on carbon emissions to come into force over the next decade. From sweeping global regulations to restrictions enforced by local port authorities, shipowners must not only comply with existing regulations but prepare for a future likely to include carbon taxes or regionally enforced emissions trading schemes.

Eirik Nyhus

Business-critical decisions are increasingly shaped by new environmental requirements. The savvy operator must master both the present and the future

  • Eirik Nyhus, Director Environment, DNV

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