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Shipowners split their fleets up in two according to new carbon efficiency requirements

Shipowners have started to review their fleets and sort them according to efficiency and how much carbon they emit, as required by the new EEXI index introduced by the IMO. Two solutions in particular are expected to come into play.

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Some shipowners have already started to review their fleets in order to categorize ships according to new international rules, as the IMO's Energy Efficiency Existing Ship Index, EEXI, is expected to receive final approval this summer.

The index logs the efficiency of a ship and, specifically, how much fuel it needs to sail for instance 1,000 tons across a certain distance.

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