The Norwegian government wishes to negotiate regarding continuation of the Environmental Agreement

The Norwegian government wishes to begin negotiation regarding continuation of the Environmental Agreement on NOx after 2017. This is stated in the government’s new maritime strategy. The first step towards a new agreement has then been taken.

Ship from maritime strategy

Photo: Front page from the government's maritime strategy; Maritime possibilities - blue growth for green future.

- It is positive that they invite us to the negotiating table, says Petter Haas Brubakk in the Confederation of Norwegian Enterprises, who leads the negotiations committee for a new Environmental Agreement.

- The industry wishes to further reduce NOx emissions through the model of the Environmental Agreement, and the results are good so far, says Brubakk.