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T&E: Majority of New Ships Exceed IMO’s Post-2025 Requirements

October 2, 2017


Almost three-quarters of new ships carrying consumer goods already exceed International Maritime Organisation’s (IMO) post-2025 energy efficiency requirement.

Some 71% of all new containerships, which emit around a quarter of global ship CO2 emissions, comply with the post-2025 requirements of the IMO’s Energy Efficiency Design Index (EEDI), according to a study based on analysis of IMO’s own data and conducted by Transport & Environment (T&E).

Additionally, the best 10% of new containerships are already almost twice as efficient as the requirement for 10 years time.

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