Jack Wittels and Jessica Shankleman

Government, Business, Fuel, Logistics

Shipping Watchdog IMO Sets Rules to Curb Industry’s Pollution

Container ship Taurus, operated by Evergreen Marine Corp., sits with cargo at the Port of Hamburg in Germany on Nov. 10. Container ship Taurus, operated by Evergreen Marine Corp., sits with cargo at the Port of Hamburg in Germany on Nov. 10. (Dominik Reipka/Bloomberg News)

The organization responsible for setting global environmental standards for shipping approved rules designed to curb the industry’s carbon emissions, triggering criticism that its measures won’t do enough to help tackle climate change.

November 18, 2020