The trade association Interferry welcomed the IMO’s decision for a 20% correction in its Energy Efficiency Design Index (EEDI) calculation formula for Ro-Ro and Ro-pax vessels. This decision is seen as an incentive to drive newbuild projects that have been obstructed by the current criteria. The decision can be applied immediately.
The Gothenburg Port Authority released its Sustainability Report for 2017, “Sustainable Port”. The report notes that the labour disputes caused a fall in container volumes and affected the number of direct calls. However, record-breaking figures have been reported for cars, Ro-Ro units and energy products.
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