In accordance with the EU MRV regulation, a vessel’s monitoring plan must be verified by an independent and accredited verifier. Shipping companies are requested to submit the monitoring plan to the corresponding verifier for each of their ships by 31 August 2017 at the latest.
For vessels which fall under the scope of the regulation the first time after 31 August 2017, the company shall submit the respective monitoring plan to the verifier without undue delay and no later than two months after the respective vessel called at an EU port for the first time.
The content of the monitoring plan is predefined by the EU MRV regulation, and the respective electronic template was released at the end of 2016 by the European Commission. To read more about the regulation (EU) 2016/1927, please download the document on the introduction page.