Regulatory News

Carbon Intensity Indicator (CII): Actions for Compliance

Targets have been set by the IMO for the reduction of CO2 emissions in international shipping, and there is limited time remaining until the latest measures in this global effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions enter into force. To limit and reduce the operational carbon intensity of vessels, the Carbon Intensity Indicator (CII) provides a rating of all ships as a measure of their efficient use of fuel in transport work. The CII is addressed annually through issuance of a Statement of Compliance so that operational CII ratings must be assessed each year as limits for carbon intensity are progressively lowered over time. CII rating is applicable to specified vessel types of 5000 GT and above. To learn more, download the ABS Regulatory News brief on CII.