The Department for Environment Food & Rural Affairs (DEFRA) of the UK government is planning to take further action on the country’s domestic shipping sector through a recently introduced Clean Air Strategy draft.
It is currently improving the evidence base with the direction of producing a comprehensive body of data on emissions from all ships operating in UK waters.
Using the comprehensive evidence base on maritime emissions, DEFRA will:
DEFRA data for 2016 indicated domestic shipping (ships that start and end their journey in the UK) accounted for 11% of the UK’s total domestic nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions, 2% of particulate matter (PM2.5) and 7% of sulphur oxide (SOx) emissions.
It believes international shipping (ships that go to or come from international destinations) emissions to have a “significant” impact on air quality in the UK due to shipping lanes and engine operation while at UK ports.
Published: 25 May, 2018
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