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Paris MoU Inspection Campaign on Polar Code

Paris MoU Inspection Campaign on Polar Code

Paris MoU announced the launch of an inspection campaign to verify compliance with the requirements of Polar Code, which will be held from Monday 13 June to Friday 1 July 2022 and from Monday 1 August to Friday 19 August 2022.

Updated IMO Procedures for PSC

Updated IMO Procedures for PSC

IMO released updated guidance Procedures for PSC with IMO Resolution A. 1155(32) which was adopted on 15 December 2021, replacing previous version [Resolution A.1138 (31) of 2019].

New Bridge Procedure Guide released

New Bridge Procedure Guide released

In January 2022, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) published the new edition (6th) of the Bridge Procedures Guide, seven years after the previous edition.

USA VGP Annual Report for 2021

USA VGP Annual Report for 2021

The 2013 Vessel General Permit that replaced the 2008 Vessel General Permit, has incorporated a new requirements for a submission of an electronically annual report by February 28th covering activities conducted from January 1st, till December 31, of previous year.

UK MRV Reporting Regime announced after Brexit

UK MRV Reporting Regime announced after Brexit

Due to Brexit, EU MRV no longer applies to ships visiting UK ports. As such, UK is no longer part of the EU MRV regime but it has retained and amended the EU legislation with the establishment of an identical scheme, the UK MRV scheme.