Testimonials

Import shipments from Sweden are top quality when using RW Freight Services.

Sweden Groupage Importer
84497

We received an excellent service from RW Freight Services. We cannot fault them and will not hesitate to use them again.

Sweden Groupage Importer
91322

Excellent service provided by RW Freight for our Imports from Sweden. Notified when the goods will be delivered. Always happy to help if anything changes and jobs quickly shipped and delivered.

Sweden Groupage Importer
89066

More Testimonials

air freight Australia Brexit Canada cargo China container containers Covid-19 Denmark exporters exports exports China Finland France freight freight forwarders freight forwarding Freight Shipping Germany Gothenburg Hong Kong imports India Ireland italy Japan logisitics logistics Netherlands Norway Poland rail freight russia Seafreight shipping South Africa Spain Sweden Sweden freight Swedish Switzerland Turkey USA wine

Carbon tax for shipping?

Two major charities have published a joint report which claims that international shipping accounts for 3% of global emissions and that shipping companies should therefore pay a carbon tax of $25 per tonne.  Oxfam and the World Wide Fund for Nature argue that this would only cost the industry around 0.2% of the total value of global trade.

The report suggests that shipping would be a relatively easy source of revenue for the UN Global Carbon Fund, and that the tax would have only a marginal effect on global trade. A carbon tax should encourage owners and carriers to make efforts to reduce their use of carbon, especially in the design and operation of their ships.

The report claims that a carbon tax on shipping is supported by the governments of France, Germany and Mexico and that “many players in the shipping industry are calling for a carbon price to be set”.