CII 'poor fit' to cut emissions from cruise ships

SunStone has invested in a series of 7 diesel-electric expedition vessels at China Merchants Heavy Industry (CMHI), including the Greg Mortimer. (credit: SunStone).

While the European Union’s Fit for 55 programme will put pressure on passenger ships of all kinds to switch to either emission free fuels or shore power while in port, the IMO’s Carbon Intensity Index represents a nearer term challenge for cruise ships.

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