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Regulatory Update – April 2017

In this update - Ballast water; Minimum carriage requirements for contaminated bulk liquids carried on OSVs; OSV Chemical Code; Implementation of the 0.50% sulfur limit; OPRC model training course; Industrial personnel; Interim guidance for implementation of the STCW ‘Manila amendments’ approved; Amendments to the Guidelines for vessels with dynamic positioning

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| Information Note number 1358

IMO guidance relating to seafarers who hold certificates and documents that do not comply with the 2010 Amendments to the STCW Convention and Code from 1 January to 1 July 2017

On 5 December 2016 the International Maritime Organization (IMO) issued MSC Circular MSC.1/Circ.1560 to recommend that port state control (PSC) authorities take a practical approach when inspecting ships that have […]

| Information Note number 1348 | Original reference(s) IMCA RN 05/16

Regulatory Update – IMO MSC 97th session

In this update – a report on the 97th session of the IMO Maritime Safety Committee, including the following issues: carriage of industrial personnel onboard vessels engaged on international voyages; amendments to instruments; carriage of liquefied hydrogen in bulk; maritime cyber risk management; floating armouries; goal-based standards; navigation around multiple

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| Information Note number 1347


Regulatory Update – IMO MEPC 70th session

In this update - a report on the 70th session of the IMO Marine Environmental Protection Committee, including the following issues: ballast water; fuel oil; efficiency of shipping and greenhouse gases emissions; Baltic and North Sea & English Channel NOₓ; energy efficiency design index; garbage; and more.

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| Information Note number 1346

New EU regulation regarding measuring, reporting and verification (MRV)

On Friday 4 November, the European Commission adopted Regulation 2016/1927 to provide further guidance regarding the implementation of Regulation (EU) 2015/757 (MRV Regulation). The new regulation lays down templates and technical rules for the submission of monitoring plans, emissions reports and documents of compliance pursuant to MRV regulation. A compliance

| Information Note number 1341 | Original reference(s) IMCA RN 03/16



Regulatory Update – September 2016

In this first ‘Regulatory Update’, an introduction to this new format and the new Policy & Regulatory Affairs Team within the secretariat, plus briefing on: ballast water; greenhouse gas emissions and global warming; emissions to air; carriage of personnel; vessels and equipment; security; Maritime Labour Convention and more.

| Information Note number 1345

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