MARPOL VI MEPC.328(76)
November 1, 2022
All ships subject to SEEMP
Amendments to Chapter 4 of Marpol Annex VI – Mandatory goal-based technical and operational measures to reduce carbon intensity of international shipping
Amendments introduce a goal based short-term measure in which an Energy Efficiency Existing Ship Index (EEXI) and inservice carbon intensity management are functional requirements. New regulation 23 (attained EEXI) and 25 (required EEXI) require existing ships to improve their technical efficiency, so they are comparable to an equivalent new ship of the same type and deadweight which would be required to comply with the applicable EEDI Phase. New regulation 28 (operational carbon intensity) requires a linear reduction in the in-service carbon intensity of ships between 2023 and 2030, such that the global fleet achieves an average reduction of at least 40% by 2030 when compared with 2008.