In mid-July 2021, the European Commission presented the ‘Fit for 55’ package of measures that are intended to result in a 55% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 compared to 1990. The Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment requires a breakdown of the first-order costs of Fit for 55 for the Dutch shipping industry and seaports up to and including 2034.
Based on the published proposals of the European Commission, CE Delft has calculated the first-order costs for ships sailing and/or operating under the Dutch flag. For ocean-going vessels, the first-order costs from 2025 onwards consist of:
In addition, from 2030 onwards: