Measures to reduce negative effects on climate expected to be announced shortly

In the Commission work programme for 2021, the initiatives linked to the European Green Deal climate actions and in particular the climate target plan’s 55 % net reduction target by 2030 are presented under the ‘Fit for 55’ climate package. The following initiatives, relevant for the shipping sector, will be announced on the 14th of July 2021:

Revision of the EU Emissions Trading System (ETS); FuelEU Maritime Regulation; Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM); Revision of the Energy Tax Directive; Amendment to the Renewable Energy Directive to implement the ambition of the new 2030 climate target (RED); Revision of the Directive on deployment of alternative fuels infrastructure.

The total package consists of 12 (or even more) proposals.