Katharine Palmer

Katharine Palmer

Katharine Palmer is the global head of sustainability for LR's Marine & Offshore business. With over 17 years experience in the shipping industry she is an established thought leader providing advice and insight to maritime stakeholders including regulators, ship-owners and trade associations.

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IMO GHG Strategy – What does it mean?

Member states at IMO MEPC 72 adopted the so-called GHG initial strategy, envisaging, for the first time, a reduction in total GHG emissions from global shipping by at least 50% by 2050 compared to 2008. Ms. Katharine Palmer, Environmental Manager at LR shared her views with respect to this historic agreement, explaining what the sector should expect for the day after.

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