Ships berthed at the Kwai Chung port. Here in Hong Kong, the shipping industry voluntarily initiated the Fair Winds Charter in 2011. Photo: EPA
Ships berthed at the Kwai Chung port. Here in Hong Kong, the shipping industry voluntarily initiated the Fair Winds Charter in 2011. Photo: EPA

Government should rethink blanket incentives for shippers with new regulation due soon

Simon Ng wonders at the need for incentives for shippers to comply with stricter emission standard, when the industry itself is ready for change

Ships berthed at the Kwai Chung port. Here in Hong Kong, the shipping industry voluntarily initiated the Fair Winds Charter in 2011. Photo: EPA
Ships berthed at the Kwai Chung port. Here in Hong Kong, the shipping industry voluntarily initiated the Fair Winds Charter in 2011. Photo: EPA
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