Soon the shipping companies will also have to pay for their carbon dioxide emissions. Viking Line lacks alternatives to fossil fuels and describes emissions trading as a direct tax in the short term. It is expected to cost the shipping company around 25 million euros per year.
In Norway, the Eide Knudsen family in Bergen will become a new co-owner of the ferry company Fjord Line, writes Finansavisen. The brothers Tom and Iwan Eide Knudsen become owners of Fjord Line together with Frode Teigen and Johan H. Andresen.