Relevant for owners and managers operating ships in European waters.
The European Commission (EC) is bringing emissions from shipping into its 2009 climate and energy package. MRV is designed to progressively integrate maritime emissions into the EU’s policy for reducing domestic greenhouse gas emissions (EU regulation 2015/757). MRV requires ship owners and operators to annually monitor, report and verify CO2 emissions for vessels larger than
Amendments to the IMDG Code will enter into force on 1-January-2018, with voluntary application from 1-January-2017, and includes many technical and editorial changes to the Code’s operational requirements.Owners and operators of ships intending to carry packaged dangerous goods cargoes will have to implement the new requirements by 1-January-2018, and are encouraged to consider their early implementation from 1-January-2017.
Following Finland’s accession of the International Convention for the Control and Management of Ships’ Ballast Water and Sediments (BWM Convention), IMO has confirmed that the Convention will enter into force on 8th of September 2017.