Updated Week 3 – 2022

 

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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

MEPC 77 Brief

Link

26/11/21

RECENT RULES AND GUIDES

Title

Source

Date Published/Updated

Guide for Power Service for Marine and Offshore Applications

Link

January 2022

Guide for Building and Classing Yachts

Link

January 2022

Rules for Building and Classing Bulk Carriers for Service on the Great Lakes

Link

January 2022

Guidance Notes on Yacht Design

Link

January 2022

Rules for Building and Classing Steel Floating Dry Docks

Link

January 2022

Rules for Building and Classing Steel Barges

Link

January 2022

Rules for Building and Classing Steel Vessels for Service on Rivers and Intracoastal Waterways

Link

January 2022

Rules for Building and Classing Single Point Moorings

Link

January 2022

Guide for Use of Lithium Batteries in the Marine and Offshore Industries

Link

January 2022

Rules for Building and Classing Facilities on Offshore Installations

Link

January 2022

Rules for Building and Classing Mobile Offshore Units

Link

January 2022

Guidance Notes on Strength Assessment of Independent Type C Tanks

Link

January 2022

Guide for Building and Classing LNG Regasification Vessels

Link

January 2022

Rules for Building and Classing Floating Production Installations

Link

January 2022

Guide for Methanol and Ethanol Fuelled Vessels

Link

January 2022

Marine Vessel Rules

Link

January 2022

Rules for Classification, Materials and Welding and Survey After Construction

Link

January 2022

Rules for Building and Classing Light Warships, Patrol and High-Speed Naval Vessels

Link

January 2022

Rules for Building and Classing High-Speed Craft

Link

January 2022

Guide for Building and Classing International Naval Ships

Link

January 2022

Guide for Building and Classing Liftboats

Link

January 2022

Guide for Building and Classing Accommodation Barges

Link

December 2021

BUREAU VERITAS

RECENT RULES AND GUIDANCE NOTES

No.

Title

Source

Date Published

NR476

Approval testing of welders

Link

January 2022

NR533

Approval of service suppliers

Link

January 2022

NR467

Rules for the Classification of Steel Ships

Link

January 2022

NR544

Requirements for survey of materials and equipment for the classification of inland waters-operated vessels / units

Link

November 2021

CLASS NEWS

Title

Source

Date Published

New BIMCO Clause on EEXI: Transition Clause for Time Charter Parties 2021

Link

21/12/21

Poseidon Principles Annual Disclosure Report 2021

Link

21/12/21

CHINA CLASSIFICATION SOCIETY

RECENT RULES AND GUIDELINES

Title

Source

Date Published

CCS Rule Change Notice for Rules for Classification of Sea-Going Steel Ships

Link

30/11/21

DNV

RECENT TECHNICAL AND REGULATORY NEWS

Title

Source

Date Published

Safeguard shaft seals and propeller shaft bearings – avoid costly failures

Link

13/01/22

Upcoming BWMS compliance due dates – some practical recommendations

Link

10/01/22

The Carbon Intensity Indicator – what have we learnt so far

Link

20/12/21

INDIAN REGISTER OF SHIPPING

RECENT TECHNICAL CIRCULARS

No.

Title

Source

Date Published

001/22

Amendments to The International Aeronautical and Maritime Search and Rescue (IAMSAR) Manual

Link

January 2022

062/21

Revised Guidelines for the Maintenance and Inspections of Fixed Carbon Dioxide Fire Extinguishing System

Link

December 2021

061/21

Focused Inspection Campaign (FIC) by Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) on Planned Maintenance beginning 15 January 2022 and ending on 30 March 2022

Link

December 2021

060/21

AMSA Safety Alert 02/2021 Reg. – Correct use of Hydrostatic Release Units (HRUs)

Link

December 2021

059/21

DGS M.S. Notice No. 09 of 2021 Reg. recording of servicing of Life Saving Appliances at DGS Approved Service Stations.

Link

December 2021

KOREAN REGISTER OF SHIPPING

RECENT TECHNICAL INFORMATION

No.

Title

Source

Date Published

 

Conventions related with SOLAS and MARPOL to be effective on or after Jan 1, 2022

Link

14/12/21

LLOYD’S REGISTER

CLASS NEWS

No.

Title

Source

Date Published

02/2022

MARPOL Annex VI – Fuel Oil Sampling Points

Link

11/01/22

01/2022

Temporary investigation process during COVID-19 Pandemic, after machinery failure in Shanghai’s territory

Link

07/01/22

20/2021

IMO DCS & EU MRV submissions for reporting year 2021

Link

11/11/21

CLASS NK

RECENT TECHNICAL NEWS

No.

Title

Source

Date Published

TEC-1254

Revised "Guidance on treatment of innovative energy efficiency technologies" (EEDI and EEXI related)

Link

18/01/22

TEC-1253

AMSA Focused Inspection Campaign (FIC) – Planned Maintenance

Link

13/01/22

TEC-1252

Special requirements for Emergency Escape Breathing Devices (EEBDs) regarding Bahamas flagged vessels

Link

01/12/21