FuelEU Maritime

This EU Regulation

(EU) 2023/1805

  • applies from 2025 onwards to vessels larger than 5000 gross tonnage
  • covers 100% of energy used on ships travelling within the EU/EEA and 50% on ships travelling into or out of the EU/EEA
  • obliges vessels to connect to onshore power supply for their electrical power needs while moored at quayside, unless they use an alternative zero-emission technology
  • obliges vessels calling at European ports to reduce greenhouse gas intensity of the energy used on board through 5-year intervals (see figure below)
GHG reduction timeline