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Leaked EU fuel plans confirm industry fears and rile green lobby

European Commission’s decarbonisation plans for shipping are part of a sprawling set of legislative packages due to be published next month, but the maritime sector has become the subject of an intra-EU political clash between directorates, sparking fears the FuelEU legislation is inconsistent with parallel plans for emissions trading and tax proposals

A leaked draft of the EU’s multi-pronged plan to force shipping towards greener fuel choices confirms the worst fears of industry and green NGOs alike — namely that the rules will create a compliance minefield, cost billions of euros and ultimately push shipowners towards fuel choices that will lock fossil fuels into the supply chain for decades

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