February 28, 2019

The Norwegian parliament has decreed that the country’s UNESCO-protected fjords shall be free from cruise and ferry emissions no later than 2026.

The measures cover emissions to air, discharge of grey and black water, and visible plume from the funnel.

DNV GL spoke with State Secretary Atle Hamar in the Ministry of Climate and Environment to explore the thinking behind the order, and gain insights on how they plan to achieve this highly ambitious goal.