Shipping: Exhaust Emissions

Department for Transport written question – answered on 8th July 2019.

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Photo of Gareth Thomas Gareth Thomas Party Chair, Co-operative Party

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs on taking steps to adopt the International Maritime Organization’s interim goal of reducing shipping’s greenhouse gas emissions by at least 50 per cent by 2050.

Photo of Nusrat Ghani Nusrat Ghani Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport), Assistant Whip (HM Treasury)

The Department for Transport is working closely with other Government departments, international partners and industry to develop measures to meet the IMO’s ambition of reducing shipping’s greenhouse gas emissions by at least 50 per cent by 2050

I regularly meet with Ministers from the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs to discuss a wide range of issues including the maritime environment.

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