EEDI and CO2 emission

During the 62nd session of the MEPC (11–15 July 2011), at IMO Headquarters in London, the represented Parties to MARPOL Annex VI adopted amendments to Annex VI Regulations for the prevention of air pollution from ships. Considered the first regulation to establish CO2 standards across a global sector, the Energy Efficiency Design Index (EEDI). In terms of CO2 emissions, shipping contributes to about 2.5% of the world’s emissions and the emission rate will increase by 75% in the next 15 years due to demand and growth in global trade. What is EEDI mean? The EEDI is used to calculate a … Continue reading EEDI and CO2 emission