Updated Week 3 – 2021

 

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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 75 Brief

Link

23/11/20

RECENT RULES AND GUIDES

Title

Source

Date Published/Updated

Guide for the Environmental Protection Notations for Vessels

Link

January 2021

Guide for Cybersecurity Implementation for Marine and Offshore Operations - CyberSafety Volume 2

Link

January 2021

Guidance Notes on Production Riser Life Extension

Link

January 2021

Guidance Notes on Nonlinear Finite Element Analysis of Marine and Offshore Structures

Link

January 2021

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

Link

January 2021

Rules for Building and Classing High-Speed Naval Craft

Link

January 2021

Guide for Building and Classing Liftboats

Link

January 2021

Rules for Building and Classing Steel Barges

Link

January 2021

Rules for Building and Classing Mobile Offshore Units

Link

January 2021

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

Link

January 2021

Rules for Building and Classing Facilities on Offshore Installations

Link

January 2021

Rules for Building and Classing Underwater Vehicles, Systems and Hyperbaric Facilities

Link

January 2021

Guide for Building and Classing Yachts

Link

January 2021

Rules for Building and Classing Floating Production Installations

Link

January 2021

Guide for Building and Classing International Naval Ships

Link

January 2021

Rules for Building and Classing High-Speed Craft

Link

January 2021

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

Link

January 2021

Guide for the Classification of Drilling Systems

Link

January 2021

Marine Vessel Rules

Link

January 2021

Rules for Building and Classing Single Point Moorings

Link

January 2021

Guide for Materials and Welding for Stainless Steels

Link

December 2020

Guide for Certification of Lifting Appliances

Link

December 2020

Guide for Sustainability Notations

Link

December 2020

BUREAU VERITAS

RECENT RULES AND GUIDANCE NOTES

No.

Title

Source

Date Published

NR467

Amendments to the rules for steel ships

Link

January 2021

NR527

Rules for the classification of ships operating in polar waters and icebreakers

Link

January 2021

NR675

Additional Service Feature SMART

Link

January 2021

NR674

Condition monitoring systems

Link

January 2021

NI611

Guidelines for Fatigue Assessment of Ships and Offshore Units

Link

November 2020

CLASS NEWS

Title

Source

Date Published

Singapore - Requirements for Shore-Based Personnel Boarding Vessels at Anchorages, Shipyards, Terminals and Marinas, in the Port of Singapore

Link

18/01/21

ADN2021- (Consolidated Version in Four Languages)

Link

04/01/21

Report of MEPC 75 Meeting - 16 to 20 November 2020

Link

25/11/20

Report of MSC 102 - 4 to 11 November 2020

Link

25/11/20

CHINA CLASSIFICATION SOCIETY

RECENT RULES AND GUIDELINES

Title

Source

Date Published

Rules for Ships Using Natural Gas Fuels

Link

31/12/20

Guidelines for Preparation and Implementation of Survey Programme on the Enhanced Programme of Inspections during Surveys (ESP) 2020

Link

17/12/20

Guidelines for Application of Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) System Onboard Ships, 2020

Link

16/12/20

DNV GL

RECENT TECHNICAL AND REGULATORY NEWS

Title

Source

Date Published

Transport of liquid chemicals in bulk for Offshore Support Vessels (OSVs)

Link

15/12/20

INDIAN REGISTER OF SHIPPING

RECENT TECHNICAL CIRCULARS

No.

Title

Source

Date Published

006/21

Gabon - Amendments of 2018 to the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006

Link

January 2021

005/21

Sri Lanka - Amendments of 2018 to the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006

Link

January 2021

004/21

Tuvalu - Amendments of 2018 to the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006

Link

January 2021

003/21

DGS Order No. 01 of 2021 Reg Extension of Certificates of Competency/ Certificate of Proficiency of Seafarers in view of COVID-19 pandemic

Link

January 2021

002/21

Marshall Islands on remote sampling/ surveys with respect to preparation of IHM required under EU SRR due to COVID-19 pandemic

Link

January 2021

001/21

Brexit and MRV – The change of status of the UK in the monitoring and verification of CO2 emissions from maritime transport in the EU

Link

January 2021

146/20

Mauritius - Amendments of 2018 to the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006

Link

December 2020

145/20

Panama MMC-381 Reg. U.S. Pre-ports arrival checklist for Panama flagged vessels

Link

December 2020

144/20

Commonwealth of Dominica Marine Safety Circular No. CD-MSC 16-20 Rev01 Reg. Amendments of 2018 to the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006

Link

December 2020

143/20

Malta Merchant Shipping Notice 167 Reg. Amendments of 2018 to the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006

Link

December 2020

142/20

Belize – Seafarers with invalid/ expired Contracts or Seafarers Employment Agreement (SEA)

Link

December 2020

141/20

Panama Maritime Authority - Amendments of 2018 to the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006

Link

December 2020

140/20

Kiribati - Amendments of 2018 to the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006

Link

December 2020

139/20

GOI, DGS Circular No. 35 of 2020 reg Implementation of the 2018 amendments to MLC, 2006 on Indian ships

Link

December 2020

KOREAN REGISTER OF SHIPPING

RECENT TECHNICAL INFORMATION

No.

Title

Source

Date Published

 

Issuance of Statement of Compliance on IHM for Panamanian flagged ships

Link

15/09/20

LLOYD’S REGISTER

CLASS NEWS

No.

Title

Source

Date Published

02/2021

Safety notice issued: Tecnicomar ECOMAR Sewage Treatment Plants

Link

08/01/21

01/2021

Ship Recycling – UK exit from the EU and the requirements for IHM certification onboard ships

Link

07/01/21

24/2020

Brexit and MRV – The change of status of the UK in the monitoring and verification of CO2 emissions from maritime transport in the EU

Link

23/12/20

23/2020

New Lloyd’s Register requirements for Brittle Crack Arrest steels, and EH47 grade steel

Link

22/12/20

22/2020

Cyber security management

Link

10/12/20

CLASS NK

RECENT TECHNICAL NEWS

No.

Title

Source

Date Published

TEC- 1226

Instruction by Panama Maritime Authority regarding U.S. Pre-ports arrival checklist for Panamanian flagged vessels

Link

05/01/21

TEC- 1225

Compliance with the EU Ship Recycling Regulation - Under the influence of COVID-19 – Part 2

Link

25/12/20

TEC- 1224

Compliance with the EU Ship Recycling Regulation – Under the influence of COVID-19

Link

24/12/20

TEC- 1223

Compliance with the EU Ship Recycling Regulation -For Japanese flagged vessels

Link

10/12/20