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NEAS on board with transition to renewable energy shipping – Nunatsiaq News

Dec 11, 2023

Leaders of largest global shipping companies call for end-date on building fossil-fuel only ships

The head of Nunavik Eastern Arctic Shipping Inc. concurs with leaders of some of the world’s largest ship operators in calling for a phasing out of building new ships powered by fossil fuels.

“Decarbonization is top of mind for all ship operators around the world,” said NEAS president Daniel Dagenais in an interview.

NEAS provides sealift shipping through Nunavut and Nunavik. Its majority owner is Makivvik Corp.

The 28th annual United Nations global climate summit, known as COP28, is being held in Dubai until Dec. 12.

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