In 2017, Gold Standard approved and released an integrated methodology for shipping sector “Retrofit Energy Efficiency Measures in Shipping”. It covers a wide range of retrofit technical efficiency measures, including advanced Hull Coatings. It has introduced new requirements and approaches, which are different from a separate Gold Standard-approved methodology, “Reducing Vessel Emissions Through the Use of Advanced Hull Coatings (version 2.0)”, though both follow similar principles and approaches. Therefore, the methodology “Reducing Vessel Emissions Through the Use of Advanced Hull Coatings (version 2.0)” is being put on hold with immediate effect. Therefore,
- No new project will be listed using this methodology until further notice.
- New registration/renewal using the existing version of the methodology shall be submitted within 3 months from the publication date of this Rule Update.