Maritime

IMO requirements July 2018 to May 2020

This statutory news summarizes the most important IMO requirements entering into force from 1 July 2018 up to and including 31 May 2020.

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Download the 8-page PDF to view the whole table of amendments

Relevant for ship owners and managers, design offices, shipyards, suppliers, and flag states.

Please find the table containing all amendments in our 8-page statutory news PDF

The table provides you with a convenient overview by listing the following columns: Conv./Code, Regulation, Entry into force, Applicable to, Subject as well as IMO Resolution.

We recommend to follow the development of relevant regulations listed in this news, and take actions accordingly.

DNV GL customers can also find a full overview in the Requirement Explorer™ accessible under “Maritime Applications” in our Veracity data platform.

20 October 2020

PSC inspections during COVID-19: Are we back to normal?

During the first six months of the COVID–19 pandemic, Port State Control (PSC) regimes reduced the number of PSC inspections to a minimum with a focus on high-risk ships. Now, and despite the upheaval of the pandemic, some PSC regimes or single countries are coming back to performing almost the same number of inspections as before the pandemic. This PSC news provides an overview of the actual inspection activity in different PSC regimes, a situation which may change quickly.

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31 July 2020

AMSA focused inspection campaign — Proper stowage and securing of cargo containers

As a result of several incidents where containers have been lost overboard, the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has decided to carry out a focused inspection campaign on cargo securing arrangements that will run from 1 August to 31 October 2020. This campaign is not included in the PSC inspection and its results will not be transmitted to regional PSC regime databases. However, in cases of non-compliance, the attending AMSA surveyor may proceed to a full PSC inspection.

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10 July 2020

Ballast water management - new type approval standard applicable from 28 October 2020

This statutory news provides information about the new IMO type approval standard of ballast water management systems (BWMS) applicable for systems installed on or after 28 October 2020. In addition, you receive recommendations on how to handle BWMS installation of the old IMO G8 type approval standard if installed prior to 28 October 2020, but that the commissioning survey is on or after that date.

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