Prevention of pollution from ships

  • Published: 26/09/2016

Shipping represents a significant and positive contribution to a sustainable development.

 With 90 percent of the global trade being transported by sea, the shipping industry constitutes a significant contribution to global trade and prosperity whilst having relatively little negative impact on the global environment.
Shipping is the most eco-friendly form of transport. Because of its large scale, however, the industry still poses a variety of environmental challenges. Consequently, continuous efforts are being made to limit pollution and other possible adverse effects from shipping, both in Norway and internationally.

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