Maritime

IMO requirements July 2018 to May 2021

This statutory news summarizes the most important IMO requirements entering into force from 1 July 2018 up to and including 31 May 2021.

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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.

21 May 2019

2020 Sulphur update - outcome of the MEPC 74

The 74th session of the Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 74) was held at IMO in London on 13–17 May 2019. This was the last MEPC meeting before the 0.50% global sulphur limit takes effect on 1 January 2020, and the focus was on the implementation and completion of guidelines to help stakeholders prepare and ensure consistent implementation. We strongly recommend stakeholders to prepare in due course and update plans according to the latest IMO guidance. This statutory news contains a summary of sulphur-related resolutions and circulars adopted at MEPC 74.

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01 April 2019

Survey by remote inspection techniques - use of approved service suppliers

The use of remote inspection techniques (RIT) is increasing. Today, drones, climbers, or robot arms, can be used as an alternative to close-up surveys in both the DNV GL rules and IACS Unified Requirements. RIT may significantly reduce the survey time and costs, while improving the safety of surveyors and the owner’s personnel. From 1 January 2019, DNV GL has approved the use of service suppliers for RIT. This technical news explains how RIT can be used and how suppliers can achieve DNV GL approval.

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