Up to 30,000 vessels may be non-compliant with the new EEXI regulation

Shipowners are already reviewing their fleets, calculating how each vessel complies with the upcoming and rather complex EEXI-index. DNV GL tells ShippingWatch that upwards of 30,000 vessels may have to install or adjust technologies or switch fuels.

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Although the so-called EEXI index is not yet adopted and is still much debated in some shipping communities, tonnage providers have embarked on the rather complicated journey to qualify their vessels to comply with the rules.

As ShippingWatch reported earlier this week, German shipowners such as Atlantic Lloyd and MPC Container Ships are reviewing their ships - unit per unit - calculating the values that determine if the vessels are compliant or not.

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