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RW Freight are very professional when handling our cargo from Norway.

Norway Groupage Exporter
84781

RW Freight Services always arrive to collect my Swedish export goods on time. They give an excellent service.

Swedish Export Shipping
38972

I am very happy with RW Freight Services and the way they dealt with my export to Norway. The booking process was very straightforward and the collection was made quickly after the booking was made. I will certainly use RW Freight in the future for my freight forwarding needs.

Freight Export to Norway
73048

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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”.