Updated Week 3 – 2020

 

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INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF CLASSIFICATION SOCIETIES (IACS)

RECOMMENDATIONS

Source

Title

Link

Green Book (all currently in force IACS Resolutions and Recommendations)

Link

Blue Book (current and historical)

AMERICAN BUREAU OF SHIPPING (ABS)

RECENT REGULATORY NEWS

Title

Source

Date Published

Updated Matrix of Regulation – October 2019

Link

17/10/19

RECENT RULES AND GUIDES

Title

Source

Date Published/Updated

Mobile Offshore Units (2020)

Link

January 2020

Marine Vessel Rules (2020)

Link

January 2020

International Naval Ships (2020)

Link

January 2020

Underwater Vehicles, Systems and Hyperbaric Facilities (2020)

Link

January 2020

Floating Production Installations (2020)

Link

January 2020

High-Speed Naval Craft (2020)

Link

January 2020

Liftboats (2020)

Link

January 2020

Facilities on Offshore Installations (2020)

Link

January 2020

Yachts (2020)

Link

January 2020

High-Speed Craft (2020)

Link

January 2020

Steel Barges (2020)

Link

January 2020

Steel Floating Dry Docks (2020)

Link

January 2020

Steel Vessels for Service on Rivers and Intracoastal Waterways (2020)

Link

January 2020

Generic Rules for Conditions of Classification, Materials and Welding, and Surveys After Construction (2020)

Link

January 2020

BUREAU VERITAS

RECENT RULES AND GUIDANCE NOTES

No.

Title

Source

Date Published

NR533

Approval of Service Suppliers

Link

January 2020

NR467

Rules for the Classification of Steel Ships

Link

January 2020

NR625

Structural Rules for Container Ships

Link

January 2020

NI615

Buckling assessment of plated structures

Link

January 2020

NR625

Structural Rules for Ships

Link

January 2020

NR467

Rules for the classification of steel ships

Link

January 2020

NR533

Approval of Service Suppliers

Link

January 2020

CLASS NEWS

Title

Source

Date Published

New Requirements of Damage Control Drills for Passenger Ships - Entry into Force 1 January 2020

Link

19/12/19

Requirements for Maintenance, Thorough Examination, Operational Testing, Overhaul and Repair of Lifeboats and Rescue Boats, Launching Appliances and Release Gear

Link

18/12/19

India – Prohibition on Use of Single Use Plastics

Link

09/12/19

CHINA CLASSIFICATION SOCIETY

RECENT RULES AND GUIDELINES

Title

Source

Date Published

Air Pipe Automatic Closing Devices

Link

08/01/20

Rules for Intelligent Ships 2020

Link

03/01/20

DNV GL

RECENT TECHNICAL AND REGULATORY NEWS

Title

Source

Date Published

Ballast Water Management – new requirements and operational challenges

Link

09/12/19

INDIAN REGISTER OF SHIPPING

RECENT TECHNICAL CIRCULARS

No.

Title

Source

Date Published

02/20

DGS M.S. Notice 01 of 2020 Reg. Requirements for maintenance, thorough examination, operational testing, overhaul and repair of Lifeboats including free-fall lifeboats, Rescue boats and fast rescue boats, launching appliances and release gears

Link

January 2020

01/20

Amendments (05-19) to IMSBC Code

Link

January 2020

KOREAN REGISTER OF SHIPPING

RECENT TECHNICAL INFORMATION

No.

Title

Source

Date Published

 

Notice for issuing MLC short term certificate on Korean flagged vessel

Link

09/12/19

 

Damage Control Drill of Passenger ships

Link

30/08/19

 

FAQ for SOx Scrubber (Exhaust Gas Cleaning System, EGCS)

Link

26/08/19

 

Enhanced Survey Programme (ESP) Guidance Book for Ship Owners

Link

26/06/19

 

Survey to be attended by surveyors (Rev.1)

Link

30/05/19

496

Convention Today (January 1, 2019)

Link

04/04/19

495

SSE 6- News Flash

Link

13/03/19

494

PPR 6 - News Flash

Link

26/02/19

493

SDC 6 - News Flash

Link

08/02/19

492

News final of MSC 100

Link

08/02/19

491

[Revision] EEBD Requirements for Panama flagged ships

Link

08/02/19

490

NCSR 6 - News Flash

Link

29/01/19

489

[Revision] EEBD Requirements for Panama flagged ships

Link

21/01/19

487

China data reporting scheme on energy consumption of ships (from 1st Jan. 2019)

Link

11/01/19

486

Early Implementation of SOLAS II-2/Regulation 10.5.1.2.2

Link

08/01/19

485

MEPC 73 - News Final

Link

04/01/19

484

Enforcement of EU Regulation on Ship Recycling

Link

26/12/18

483

Guidance for the Hong Kong / Taiwan / China ECA Regulations

Link

18/12/18

LLOYD’S REGISTER

CLASS NEWS

No.

Title

Source

Date Published

01/2020

Update to new requirements for service suppliers in China

Link

10/01/20

CLASS NK

RECENT TECHNICAL NEWS

No.

Title

Source

Date Published

-

Release of the “Guidelines for Hull Construction Monitoring”.

Link

27/12/19

REGISTRO ITALIANO NAVALE (RINA)

MARINE INFORMATION NOTICE

No.

Title

Source

Date Published

156

SOLAS 2020: stability requirements

Link

December 2019

155

Regulatory overview: MARPOL requirements

Link

December 2019