The German Emissions Trading Authority (DEHSt) at the German Environment Agency as the competent authority published the report of the german auctions of emission allowances (EUA) for 2017. In addition to the detailed analysis of German auction results, the report also contains a comprehensive overview of secondary market developments.
As a shipping company, you are required to submit a monitoring plan to an accredited verifier for each of your ships by 31/08/2017, specifying the method by which you monitor and calculate CO2 emissions and other relevant information. As from 01/01/2018 you will be obliged to collect the data.
Participants in the European Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS) in Germany are operators of large combustion facilities (with a thermal output over 20 megawatts, mostly energy-generating installations) as well as energy-intensive industrial installations.
Not only the industrial and energy generating sector, but aviation too are major contributors to global emissions, and their share is on the rise. Aviation has therefore been included in European emissions trading since 2012.