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11 August 2020 The on-line newspaper devoted to the world of transports 02:46 GMT+2



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T&E urges MEPs to include shipping EU emissions trading system

Abbasov: voting for a system that finally makes you pay ships for their emissions and reinvests that money in more ships Clean

The non-profit Transport & Environment (T&E) organization updated the list of the top ten carbon dioxide in the EU, a list that includes eight coal and, as in the last survey, two coal companies transport with an extensive network of services in Europe: the Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) and the company Ryanair.

The latter have both risen in position in the Ranking. However, if in 2019 the MSC has risen to the seventh compared to eighth in the previous year, CO2 emissions produced last year by the approximately 340 container carriers used the company in the EU amounted to 10.72 million 11.04 million tonnes in 2018. Ryanair also climbed to eighth in the 2019 rankings 10 in the previous year, and was found to be The volume of carbon dioxide emissions is also growing produced by the airline that rose from 9.90 million 10.53 million tonnes in 2019.

Transport & Environment unveiled the top ten European CO2 producers ahead of this week's vote on the Parliament on the inclusion of maritime transport in the EU emissions trading system. "That energy and other sectors - underlined By Abbasov, responsible for T&E's shipping - year after year they are reducing their emissions in response to EU regulations, while the pollution caused by shipping has not been taken into account. To intervene on pollution of the maritime transport - he added - we cannot be at the mercy developments in global trade. MEPs urged Abbasov - they should vote for a system that finally makes pay ships for their emissions and reinvest that money in ships cleaner."

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