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Class Society Guidance

2016

 

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INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF CLASSIFICATION SOCIETIES (IACS)

RECENT RECOMMENDATIONS

No.

Title

Source

Date

10

Anchoring, Mooring and Towing Equipment

Link

Nov 16

147

Type Approval Certificate of Internal Combustion Engine

Link

Oct 16

77

Guidelines for the Surveyor on how to Control the Thickness Measurement Process

Link

Oct 16

41

Guidance for IACS Auditors to the ISM Code

Link

Oct 16

130

Procedures for verifying that materials are asbestos free

Link

Sep 16

146

Risk assessment as required by the IGF Code

Link

Aug 16

142

LNG Bunkering Guidelines

Link

Jun 16

98

Duties of Surveyors under Statutory Conventions and Codes

Link

Jun 16

55

GENERAL DRY CARGO SHIPS - Guidelines for Surveys, Assessment and Repair of Hull Structure

Link

Jun 16

42

Guidelines for Use of Remote Inspection Techniques for surveys

Link

Jun 16

145

Recommendation for the Operation of Shore-based Emergency Response Services

Link

May 16

57

Maintenance and inspection of electrical equipment on the ship

Link

Mar 16

75

Format for Electronic Exchange and Standard Reports

Link

Feb 16

144

Inspections of ship’s side valves

Link

Feb 16

128

Record of approved Ship Safety Equipment

Link

Nov 15

126

Record of approved GMDSS radio installation

Link

Nov 15

AMERICAN BUREAU OF SHIPPING (ABS)

RECENT REGULATORY NEWS

Title

Source

Date Published

USCG issues first US Type-Approval Certificate for Ballast Water Management System

Link

05 Dec 16

MSC 97 Brief

Link

28 Nov 16

MEPC 70 Brief

Link

28 Oct 16

Updated Matrix of Regulation

 

Link

11 Oct 16

Transport Canada – Fuel Oil Sulphur Content Verification Process

Link

08 Sept 16

IMO’s BWM Convention to Enter Into Force on 8 September 2017

Link

08 Sep 16

2014 MLC Amendments will enter into force on 18 January 2017

Link

26 Aug 16

Update on Australia BWM Requirements

Link

18 Aug 16

Caribbean MOU CIC on Crew Familiarization for Enclosed Space Entry

Link

18 Aug 16

Paris CIC on MLC 2006

Link

19 Jul 16

MSC 96 Brief

Link

20 May 16

USCG Marine Safety Information Bulletin on Foreign-Flagged Yacht Examinations

Link

10 May 16

MEPC 69 Brief

Link

22 Apr 16

Ballast Water Reporting Form

Link

26 Feb 16

Criteria for Entry into Force of BWM Convention Not Yet Reached

Link

15 Jan 16

California State Lands Commission (CSLC) BW Update

Link

06 Jan 16

USCG BWM Reporting Commences 22 Feb 16

Link

05 Jan 16

2016 Matrix of Regulation

Link

05 Jan 16

Maritime Safety Committee’s 95 Session 15

Link

22 Dec 15

Uncertainty exists on the implementation of the Ballast Water Management (BWM) Convention

Link

11 Dec 15

China to Implement Emission Controls

Link

11 Dec 15

USCG Ballast Water Management Regulations and Policies Explained

Link

10 Dec 15

USCG Ultra Low Sulfur Fuel Oil Alert

Link

04 Dec 15

International Regulation News Update – MEPC 68

Link

20 Nov 15

RECENT RULES AND GUIDES

Title

Source

Date Published

Steel Vessels Under 90 Meters (295 Feet) in Length (2017)

Link

Jan 17

International Naval Ships (2017)

Link

Jan 17

Facilities on Offshore Installations (2017)

Link

Jan 17

Steel Vessel Rules (2017)

Link

Jan 17

Floating Production Installations (2017)

Link

Jan 17

Offshore Support Vessels (2017)

Link

Jan 17

High-Speed Naval Craft (2017)

Link

Jan 17

Generic Rules for Conditions of Classification, Materials and Welding, and Surveys After Construction (2017)

Link

Jan 17

Bulk Carriers for Service on the Great Lakes (2017)

Link

Jan 17

Yachts (2017)

Link

Jan 17

Liftboats 2017

Link

Jan 17

Underwater Vehicles, Systems and Hyperbaric Facilities (2017)

Link

Jan 17

High Speed Craft (2017)

Link

Jan 17

Rules for Building and Classing Mobile Offshore Drilling Units (2017)

Link

Jan 17

Steel Barges (2017)

Link

Jan 17

Steel Vessels for Service on Rivers and Intracoastal Waterways (2017)

Link

Jan 17

Guidance Notes on Using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

Link

Nov 16

Guide for Liquefied Gas Carrier Storage Service

Link

Nov 16

Guide for Survey and Inspection of Jacking Systems

Link

Nov 16

Guidance Notes on Structural Monitoring using Acoustic Emissions

Link

Oct 16

Marine Health, Safety, Quality, Environmental and Energy Management (The ABS Guide for Marine Management Systems)

Link

Oct 16

Guidance Notes on Selecting Design Wave by Long Term Stochastic Method

Link

Sep 16

Guidance Notes On Software Provider Conformity Program - CyberSafety Volume 5

Link

Sep 16

Guidance Notes On The Application of Cybersecurity Principles to Marine and Offshore Operations - CyberSafety Volume 1

Link

Sep 16

Guide for Software Systems Verification - CyberSafety Volume 4

Link

Sep 16

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

Link

Sep 16

Guidance Notes On Data Integrity for Marine and Offshore Operations - CyberSafety Volume 3

Link

Sep 16

Ballast Water-Treatment (2016)

Link

Aug 16

Guide for Certification of Offshore Access Gangways

Link

Aug 16

Guidance Notes on Ice Loads on Azimuth Propulsion Units

Link

Aug 16

Generic Rules for Conditions of Classification, Materials and Welding, and Surveys After Construction (2016)

Link

Aug 16

Guide for the Class Notation for Fire-Fighting Systems for On-Deck Cargo Areas of Container Carriers

Link

Aug 16

Guidance Notes on Subsea Pipeline Route Determination

Link

Jul 16

Guide for Certification of Offshore Containers

Link

Jul 16

Steel Vessels for Service on Rivers and Intracoastal Waterways (2016)

Link

Jul 16

Yachts (2016)

Link

Jul 16

Steel Vessels Under 90 Meters in Length (2016)

Link

Jul 16

High-Speed Craft (2016)

Link

Jul 16

Steel Vessel Rules (2016)

Link

Jul 16

Mobile Offshore Drilling Units (2016)

Link

Jul 16

Portable Accommodation Modules

Link

Jul 16

Certification of Container Securing Systems

Link

Jul 16

Liftboats (2016)

Link

Jul 16

High-Speed Naval Craft (2016)

Link

Jul 16

Guide for Enhanced Cargo Tank Cleaning

Link

Jul 16

Guidance Notes on the Application of Special Purpose Ship (SPS) Requirements to Offshore Support Vessels

Link

Jul 16

Guide for Buckling and Ultimate Strength Assessment of Offshore Structures (LRFD Version)

Link

Jul 16

Guide for Load and Resistance Factor Design (LRFD) Criteria for Offshore Structures

Link

Jul 16

Offshore Support Vessels (2016)

Link

Jul 16

Hull Inspection and Maintenance Program

Link

Jun 16

Pre-Laid Position Mooring Systems

Link

Jun 16

Guidance Notes on Design and Installation of Dynamically Installed Piles

Link

Jun 16

Spectral-Based Fatigue Analysis for Vessels

Link

Jun 16

Environmental Protection Notation for Vessels

Link

Jun 16

BUREAU VERITAS

RECENT RULES AND GUIDANCE NOTES

No.

Title

Source

Date Published

NR610

Classification of diving systems

Link

Dec 16

NR571

Classification of column stabilized units (Edition December 2016)

Link

Dec 16

NR534

Rules the Classification of Self-elevating Units - Jack-ups and Lifboats (Edition December 2016).

Link

Dec 16

NR445

Rules for the Classification of Offshore Units (Edition December 2016).

Link

Dec 16

NR636

Comfort and Health on-board Offshore Units (Edition December 2016).

Link

Dec 16

NI639

Guidelines for the Design of Ships subject to Bulk Cargo Liquefaction

(Edition December 2016)

Link

Dec 16

NI631

Certification Scheme for Marine Renewable Energy Technologies

(Edition November 2016)

Link

Nov 16

NI596

EU RO MUTUAL RECOGNOTION - Terms and Conditions, Procedure for type Approval, Technical Requirements (Edition October 2016).

Link

Oct 16

NR535

Rules for the Classification of Naval Submarines

Link

Sep 16

NI611

Guidelines for Fatigue Assessment of Steel Ships and Offshore Units

Link

Sep 16

NR625

Structural Rules for Container Ships

Link

Jul 16

NR467

Rules for the Classification of Steel Ships

Link

Jul 16

NR320

Certification Scheme of Materials and Equipment for the Classification of Marine Units

Link

Jul 16

NI634

Loading Instrument for Inland Navigation Vessels

Link

Jul 16

NI615

Buckling Assessment of Plated Structures for Offshore Units

Link

Jul 16

NR628

Semi-Submersible Cargo Ships

Link

May 16

NI629

Certification of Offshore Access Systems

Link

May 16

NR445

Rules for Offshore Units - Amendments of Part A

Link

Apr 16

NR633

SYS-NEQ-OSV

Link

Mar 16

NR216

Rules on Materials and Welding for the Classification of Marine Units

Link

Jan 16

NR598

Implementation of Safe Return to Port and Orderly Evacuation

Link

Jan 16

NR500

Amendments to the Rules for the Classification and the Certification of Yachts

Link

Jan 16

NR569

Classification of Drilling Ships

Link

Jan 16

NI621

Guidelines for Moonpool Assessment

Link

Jan 16

NR632

Hardware-in-the-loop testing

Link

Jan 16

CHINA CLASSIFICATION SOCIETY

RECENT RULES AND GUIDELINES

Title

Source

Date Published

RULES FOR MATERIAILS AND WELDING Amendments 2016

Link

12 Dec 16

Guidelines on the development and survey of IHM 2016 UL

Link

05 Dec 16

Guidelines for Thickness Measurement of Hull

Link

17 Nov 16

Guidelines for Survey of Marine Products 20161028 Amendments

Link

28 Oct 16

Guidelines for Survey of Marine Products 20161020 Amendment

Link

20 Oct 16

Guidelines for testing and survey of exhaust gas cleaning systems 2016

Link

11 Oct 16

Rules for cruise ships 2017

Link

11 Oct 16

Guidelines for Exhaust Gas Cleaning System Ready, 2016

Link

30 Sep 16

Guidelines for Selective Catalytic Reduction System Ready, 2016

Link

30 Sep 16

Guidelines for Application of Selective Catalytic Reduction System, 2016

Link

30 Sep 16

Guidelines for Survey of Marine Products 20160831 Amendments

Link

01 Sep 2016

Rules for Construction and Equipment of Ships Carrying Liquefied Gases in Bulk

Link

12 Aug 16

CCS Rule Change Notice for Classification of Sea-Going Steel Ships (RCN No.1,

Link

12 Aug 16

GUIDELINES FOR FATIGUE STRENGTH OF SHIP STRUCTURE

Link

11 Aug 16

Guidelines for Survey of Marine Products 20160531 Amendments

Link

01 Aug 16

Guidelines for Polar Ship

Link

15 Jul 16

Guidelines for Direct Strength Analysis of Hull Structure of Ore Carriers, 2016

Link

15 Jul 16

Guidelines For Implementation Of Statutory Surveys (Ships Engaged on International Voyages) 2016

Link

12 Jun 16

(RCN No.1, May 2016) Rules for Lifting Appliances of Ships and Offshore Installations

Link

20 May 16

Rules for Materials and Welding, 2016 Amendments

Link

09 May 16

Guidelines for approval and survey of Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) system 2016

Link

05 May 16

RCN No.1 (April 2016) Rules For Classification Of Offshore Floating Installations, 2014

Link

11 Apr 16

CCS Rule Change Notice For: RULES FOR GREEN SHIPS

Link

07 Apr 16

Guideline of European Union Recognized Organizations Mutual Recognition for Type Approval 2016(Rev.1.0)

Link

05 Apr 16

Rules for Intelligent Ships (2015)

Link

22 Jan 16

CROATIAN REGISTER OF SHIPPING

TECHNICAL CIRCULARS AND STATUTORY ALERTS

No.

Title

Source

Date Published

QC-T-292

Introduction to the EU Regulation 1257/2013 on ship recycling

Link

20 Jul 15

QC-T-291

Introduction to the EU Regulation 2015/757 on MRV Regulation

Link

10 Jul 15

QC-T-290

SOLAS Amendments and amendments to other IMO mandatory instruments adopted at MSC 94

Link

01 Jun 15

DNV GL

RECENT TECHNICAL AND REGULATORY NEWS

Title

Source

Date Published

Retroactive requirements for engine room sludge piping systems - effective from 1 January 2017

Link

15 Dec 16

New IMO-Vega WEB and WIN versions

Link

06 Dec 16

International ballast water convention – Implications for offshore units

Link

18 Nov 16

DNV GL introduces electronic signatures for fleet in service documents

Link

02 Nov 16

Update from the Marine Environmental Protection Committee (MEPC 70)

Link

31 Oct 16

New requirements coming up – Utilize your management system smartly

Link

21 Oct 16

Preparing for the MRV regulation (revised version)

Link

14 Sep 16

Ballast Water Management Convention enters into force on 8 September 2017

Link

09 Sep 16

Unintended activation of safety functions leading to blackout of Mobile Offshore Units

Link

16 Aug 16

Concentrated inspection campaign on Cargo Securing Arrangements - Tokyo MOU/Black Sea MOU/Indian MOU

Link

08 Aug 16

Update on forthcoming concentrated inspection campaign on the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006

Link

03 Aug 16

Verified Gross Mass (VGM) requirements during PSC inspections

Link

21 July 16

DNV GL rules for ships - July 2016

Link

08 July 16

New revision of Offshore Classification Rules and Standards

Link

23 Jun 16

IMO requirements from July 2015 to July 2018 inclusive

Link

17 Jun 16

Temporary or permanent acceptance of containerized generator sets on board DNV GL classed vessels

Link

14 Jun 16

New IMO-Vega WEB and WIN versions

Link

13 Jun 16

Damage to topside structure of column-stabilized units due to direct wave impact

Link

09 Jun 16

New MED Directive coming into force September 18th – What you need to know

Link

06 Jun 16

Enhancing fire safety awareness

Link

31 May 16

Deck cargo on bulk carriers - What you need to know

Link

07 Apr 16

DNV GL rules for ships available for offline download

Link

22 Mar 16

NOx compliance for retrofitted engines in ECA zones

Link

18 Mar 16

Most anchor losses are avoidable

Link

08 Mar 16

New requirements for Panama Canal transit

Link

24 Feb 16

China introduces sulphur requirements for marine fuels (REV)

Link

19 Feb 16

INDIAN REGISTER OF SHIPPING

RECENT TECHNICAL CIRCULARS

No.

Title

Source

Date Published

54/16

Guidelines on the Maintenance, Testing and the Inspection intervals of LSA and FFA items, installed and used onboard ships.

Link

Dec 16

53/16

International Convention for the Control and Management of Ballast Water and Sediments

Link

Dec 16

52/16

IMMARBE Circular SDC-16/01 – Revised Certification Requirements for Ship Security Officers (SSO) on board Belize Registered Vessels.

Link

Dec 16

51/16

Tuvalu Ship Registry marine circular on implementation of electronic documents & recognition of colour copies of original documents.

Link

Dec 16

50/16

RMI marine notice regarding requirements on carriage of publications on board ships.

Link

Dec 16

49/16

Guidance on the use of the UN/LOCODE in the destination field in AIS messages.

Link

Nov 16

48/16

2014 amendments to Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC, 2006).

Link

Nov 16

47/16

Panama Administration– Application of Annex 14 of the Code of Safe Practice for Cargo Stowage and Securing (CSS Code).

Link

Nov 16

46/16

Implementation of the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 – Ratification and Enforcement

 

Link

Nov 16

45/16

Revised Guidance & instructions on the Bahamas implementation of Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC, 2006).

 

Link

Nov 16

44/16

Maintenance and Adjustment of Magnetic Compasses.

 

Link

Nov 16

43/16

Electronic Oil Record Books (Part I & Part II).

 

Link

Nov 16

42/16

2014, amendment to Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC, 2006).

Link

Nov 16

41/16

Liberia Marine Advisory Reg Entry-into force of Ballast Water Management Convention

Link

Nov 16

40/16

IOPP Certificate Renewal in respect of Ballast Water Management

Link

Nov 16

39/16

RMI marine safety advisory regarding Completing the Critical Items Checklist Prior to Arrival In United States Ports.

Link

Nov 16

38/16

AMSA – Danger with the use of weighted heaving lines

Link

Nov 16

37/16

USCG Safety Alert Reg Periodic Maintenance of Inflatable Lifejackets

Link

Oct 16

36/16

Marshall Islands – Advance Notice of Policy Change – Handling of SSAS Transmissions.

Link

Oct 16

35/16

Hostile Incident in the Bab El Mandeb Strait.

Link

Oct 16

34/16

2014 amendments to the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC, 2006)

Link

Oct 16

33/16

Brief Summary on Outcome of CCC3

Link

Oct 16

32/16

TALON II Lifeboat On Load Release Systems – Incorrect Indicator marking for release handle

Link

Oct 16

31/16

AMSA’s approach to maximum period of shipboard service for seafarers

Link

Oct 16

30/16

Statutory Certificates and Documents Required to be carried on board Cargo Ships.

Link

Sep 16

29/16

Update on regulation reg. sulphur content of fuel oil within Chinese domestic emission control areas (ECAs)

Link

Sep 16

28/16

United States Coast Guard – VDR Periodic Validation Alert

Link

Sep 16

27/16

Malaysia – Limitation of Liability for Maritime Claims 1976 as amended by Protocol 1996

Link

Sep 16

26/16

United States Coast Guard Marine Safety Alert Reg Auto-Pilot Induced Casualties

Link

Aug 16

25/16

Concentrated inspection campaign (CIC) by Caribbean MOU on Crew Familiarization for Enclosed Space Entry beginning 1 September 2016 and end on 30 November 2016.

Link

Aug 16

24/16

Concentrated inspection campaign (CIC) by Riyadh MOU on Pilot Transfer Arrangement beginning 1 September 2016 and end on 30 November 2016.

Link

Aug 16

23/16

Implementation of Amendments to Regulation 12 of MARPOL Annex 1. (Resolution MEPC.266(68))

Link

Aug 16

22/16

Australia’s new requirements for BWM on ships engaged in international voyages.

Link

Aug 16

21/16

Concentrated inspection campaign (CIC) by Paris MoU on MLC, 2006 beginning 1 September 2016 and end on 30 November 2016

Link

Aug 16

20/16

United States Coast Guard Marine Safety Alert Reg Inspection of Life Jackets

Link

Jul 16

19/16

Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA) Marine Guidance Note MGN 432 Reg Safety during Transfers of Persons to and from Ships

Link

Jul 16

18/16

AMSA Marine Notice Reg. Receiving Maritime Safety Information off Australian Coast

Link

Jul 16

17/16

SOLAS Chapter XI-1 Special Measures to Enhance Maritime Safety

Link

Jul 16

16/16

Concentrated inspection campaign (CIC) by IOMOU on Cargo Securing Arrangements beginning 1 September 2016 and end on 30 November 2016

Link

Jul 16

15/16

IACS Recommendation for the Operation of Shore-Based Emergency Response Services

Link

Jun 16

14/16

Bridge Resource Management (BRM) and Expected Actions of Bridge Teams in Australian Pilotage Waters

Link

May 16

13/16

Guidance on ECDIS for ships calling at Australian ports

Link

May 16

12/16

United States Coast Guard Marine Safety Alert Reg Urgent Kannad Safelink EPIRB Recall

Link

Apr 16

11/16

Performance Standards for Global Positioning Satellite System (GPSS) Equipment

Link

Apr 16

10/16

Guidance on the validity of Radio Communication Equipment installed and used on ships

Link

Apr 16

09/16

Report of MEPC 69

Link

Apr 16

08/16

Amendments to IMSBC Code

Link

Mar 16

07/16

BWM Convention - Now only 0.18% of the world merchant tonnage to go!

Link

Mar 16

06/16

Delay in Required Software Updates for ECDIS

Link

Mar 16

05/16

National contact points responsible for safety and pollution prevention

Link

Mar 16

KOREAN REGISTER OF SHIPPING

RECENT TECHNICAL INFORMATION

No.

Title

Source

Date Published

252

Guidance on the validity of Radio Communication Equipment

Link

01 Dec 16

251

FAQ on the IMO Conventions

Link

23 Nov 16

250

Implementation of IMO fuel oil consumption data collection system (DCS)

Link

22 Nov 16

249

Implementation of the requirement for using low sulphur fuel oil at core ports in Pearl River Delta

Link

01 Oct 16

248

Guidance on the validity of Radio Communication Equipment(MSC.1/Circ.1460)

Link

29 Sep 16

247

Entry into force of IMO BWM Convention on 8 Sep' 2017

Link

21 Sep 16

246

Preparing for the implementation of IMO BWM Convention

Link

21 Jun 16

245

California OGV Fuel Regulation and compliance options cease to apply due to extension of re-evaluation period

Link

10 May 16

244

Guidance for the China ECA Regulation

Link

4 Mar 16

243

From 1st April, 0.50% Sulphur Fuel Requirement at core ports within Yangtze River Delta Waters will come into effect

Link

26 Jan 16

242

China ECA Regulation (0.50% Sulphur Fuel Requirement)

Link

16 Dec 15

241

Retroactive requirements which will be effective from 2016

Link

15 Dec 15

LLOYD’S REGISTER

CLASS NEWS

No.

Title

Source

Date Published

43/16

Inclusion of mediums of fire-fighting systems in lightweight and lightship condition

Link

14 Dec 16

42/16

Publication of EU MRV delegated and implementing regulations, including templates for monitoring plans, emission reports and documents of compliance

Link

13 Dec 16

41/16

Revised guidelines on evacuation analysis for new and existing passenger ships

Link

08 Dec 16

40/16

Clarification of requirements regarding Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) high frequency narrow-band direct printing

Link

07 Dec 16

39/16

Equipment servicing – a reminder of the requirements for servicing, testing and calibrating equipment

Link

06 Dec 16

38/16

Hong Kong-flagged vessels – Anti-fouling system (AFS) certification changes

Link

05 Dec 16

37/16

Amendment 38-16 to the IMDG Code

Link

01 Dec 16

36/16

Chemical tankers that carry products requiring oxygen-dependent inhibitors

Link

22 Nov 16

35/16

New version of Argonaut software for thickness measurement reporting

Link

16 Nov 16

34/16

IMO fuel oil consumption data collection system

Link

08 Nov 16

33/16

Inspections of cargo securing arrangements

Link

22 Oct 16

32/16

Production defect on Hyundai Lifeboats ‘TALON II 4.0’ on-load release mechanism assembly

Link

13 Oct 16

31/16

New EU Marine Equipment Directive

Link

13 Oct 16

30/16

REISSUE: Ballast Water Management Convention to enter into force on 8 September 2017

Link

13 Oct 16

29/16

Revised MARPOL requirements for oil residue (sludge) piping arrangements

Link

02 Oct 16

28/16

Amendments to MLC, 2006 on financial security – entry into force

Link

20 Oct 16

27/16

Caribbean MOU concentrated inspection campaign on crew familiarisation with enclosed space entry

Link

18 Aug 16

26/16

Riyadh MOU concentrated inspection campaign on pilot transfer arrangements

Link

16 Aug 16

25/16

Paris MOU concentrated inspection campaign on the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006

Link

12 Aug 16

24/16

Simultaneous concentrated inspection campaigns on cargo securing arrangements in Tokyo, Black Sea and Indian Ocean MOU regions

Link

10 Aug 16

23/16

Statutory Alert: EU Monitoring, Reporting and Verification regulation – industry consultation on delegated and implementing acts – air quality control systems

Link

09 Aug 16

22/16

Statutory Alert: Ventilation systems in ro-ro cargo spaces – air quality control systems

Link

26 Jul 16

21/16

Statutory Alert: Change of practice for HME cargoes and guidance for port reception facility providers and users

Link

12 Jul 16

20/16

Statutory Alert: Revised guidelines for maintenance and inspection of automatic sprinkler systems

Link

01 Jul 16

19/16

Classification Alert: Suggested locations for carrying out In-Water Surveys

Link

23 Jun 16

18/16

Statutory Alert: IACS Recommendation for the Operation of Shore-Based Emergency Response Services

Link

21 Jun 16

17/16

Statutory Alert: Secondary means of venting on tankers – SOLAS amendments

Link

14 Jun 16

16/16

Australian national ballast water management requirements – new Biosecurity Act, treatment methods and reporting requirements

Link

23 May 16

15/16

Statutory Alert: Icing considerations for cargo ships carrying timber deck cargoes – new formula for calculating ice accretion weight added to Intact Stability Code

Link

21 Mar 16

14/16

Statutory Alert: ECDIS compliance – extension of transitional period for International Hydrographic Office (IHO) Standards S-52 and S-64

Link

18 Mar 16

13/16

Statutory Alert: Carriage of bauxite – warning about possible dangers of liquefaction

Link

16 Mar 16

12/16

Statutory Alert: GMDSS – new channelling arrangements for high frequency narrow-band direct printing

Link

16 Mar 16

11/16

Statutory Alert: Maintenance and survey of steel wire ropes on life-saving appliance slings – issues associated with plastic sheathing

Link

11 Mar 16

10/16

Statutory Alert: MARPOL Annex VI, Regulation 13 – clarification on NOx certification for dual fuel and gas-fuelled engines

Link

10 Mar 16

09/16

MARPOL Annex VI – additional NOx Technical Code certification requirements and changes to the IAPP Record of Construction and Equipment

Link

26 Feb 16

08/16

Statutory Alert: Guidelines on verification of ECA emission control measures issued by China Maritime Safety Administration

Link

19 Feb 16

07/16

Statutory Alert: Revised guidelines for on-board operational use of ship automatic identification systems (AIS)

Link

08 Feb 16

06/16

Statutory Alert: China to implement first emission control measures in Yangtze River Delta ECA from 1 April, 2016

Link

01 Feb 16

05/16

Statutory Alert: New SOLAS requirements for carriage of portable atmosphere testing equipment for enclosed space entry

Link

29 Jan 16

04/16

Statutory Alert: Voluntary global recall of Kannad Marine SAFELINK auto and manual EPIRBs

Link

25 Jan 16

03/16

Statutory Alert: Status of the Ballast Water Management Convention – criteria for entry into force not yet reached

Link

18 Jan 16

02/16

Statutory Alert: Amendments (03-15) to the IMSBC Code(ECDIS)

Link

11 Jan 16

01/16

Statutory Alert: Publication of revised standards for electronic chart display and information systems (ECDIS)

Link

08 Jan 16

CLASS NK

RECENT TECHNICAL NEWS

No.

Title

Source

Date Published

TEC-1093

"The products covered by EU RO Mutual Recognition as fifth phase"

Link

14 Dec 16

TEC-1092

“Format Revision of Condition Evaluation Report (CER)”

Link

17 Nov 16

TEC-1091

“Instruction by the Administration of Marshall Islands regarding quantity of reserve cargo securing devices”

Link

16 Nov 16

TEC-1090

"Introduction to the Outcomes of MSC 96"

Link

27 Sep 16

TEC-1089

"Instructions by the Administration of Panama regarding Guidance on Providing Safe Working Conditions for Securing of Containers on Deck (CSS Code Annex 14)"

Link

23 Sep 16

TEC-1088

"Additional information regarding regulations on the sulphur content of fuel oil within Chinese emission control areas - Implementation of regulations in the Port of Shenzhen"

Link

16 Sep 16

TEC-1087

"Amendment of Rules for windows located higher than the third tier above the freeboard deck and forward of the midship"

Link

14 Sep 16

TEC-1086

"Initial survey for the Ballast Water Management Convention after satisfaction the requirements for entry into force of the Convention"

Link

08 Sep 16

TEC-1085

"An entry-into-force of the International Convention for the Control and Management of Ships' Ballast Water and Sediments (BWM Convention)"

Link

08 Sep 16

TEC-1084

“Amendment to treatment for issuance of a short term ISSC on the completion of initial ISPS audit for Panama flagged ships"

Link

08 Sep 16

TEC-1083

"Instructions by the Administration of Liberia regarding Guidance on Providing Safe Working Conditions for Securing of Containers on Deck (CSS Code Annex 14)"

Link

31 Aug 16

TEC-1082

“PSC Concentrated Inspection Campaign on Pilot Transfer Arrangements by Riyadh MoU"

Link

23 Aug 16

TEC-1081

"Tokyo MOU PSC Concentrated Inspection Campaign on "Cargo Securing Arrangements"

Link

08 Aug 16

TEC-1080

"Regulation 12 of Annex I MARPOL Amended requirements for sludge discharging piping and bilge-water piping"

Link

02 Aug 16

TEC-1079

"The Paris MoU PSC Concentrated Inspection Campaign on "Maritime Labour Convention, 2006""

Link

29 Jul 16

TEC-1078

"Introduction to the outcomes of MEPC 69"

Link

22 Jul 16

TEC-1077

"Periodical inspection, maintenance and tests of fire extinguishing system etc. on board for the Isle of Man flagged ships"

Link

20 Jul 16

TEC-1076

"Additional requirements of MARPOL ANNEX V amended by Polar code (MEPC.265(68))"

Link

08 Jul 16

TEC-1075

"International Energy Efficiency (IEE) Certificate for Malaysian flagged vessels"

Link

06 Jul 16

TEC-1074

"Atmosphere Testing Instrument for Enclosed Spaces"

Link

30 Jun 16

TEC-1073

"IACS Procedural Requirement No.38 (Rev.1) in relation to Energy Efficiency Design Index (EEDI)"

Link

22 Jun 16

TEC-1072

"Maintenance, inspection and test of Fire Fighting equipment’s and Lifesaving appliances on board the Vanuatu-flagged vessels"

Link

16 Jun 16

TEC-1071

"Periodical inspection, maintenance and tests of fire extinguishing system etc. on board the Hong Kong flag ships"

Link

10 Jun 16

TEC-1070

"Maintenance, inspection and test of Fire-Protection Systems and Appliances on board the Marshall Islands -flagged ships"

Link

24 May 16

TEC-1069

"Requirements on Carriage of Nautical Publications on board for Marshall Islands flag ships"

Link

24 May 16

TEC-1068

"Regulations on the sulphur content of fuel oil within the Yangtze River Delta emission control area implemented on or after 1 April 2016"

Link

02 May 16

TEC-1067

"Guidance on ECDIS for ships calling at Australian ports" (revised) issued by AMSA"

Link

28 Apr 16

TEC-1066

"Effective scheduled date applicable to amended ClassNK Rules and Guidance related to tests of diesel engines"

Link

11 Apr 16

TEC-1065

"Instructions by the Administration of the United Kingdom (UK) regarding Guidance on Providing Safe Working Conditions for Securing of Containers on Deck (CSS Code Annex 14)"

Link

08 Apr 16

TEC-1064

"Instructions by the Administration of Liberia regarding Guidance on Providing Safe Working Conditions for the Securing of Containers on Deck(CSS Code Annex 14)"

Link

08 Apr 16

POLISH REGISTER OF SHIPPING

RECENT STATUTORY RULES UPDATES (in number ascending, not date order)

No.

Title

Source

Date Published

102/P

EU RO Mutual Recognition of Type Approval

Link

01 Oct 16

5/P

Requirements for Turbochargers

Link

01 Jul 16

11/P

Environmental Tests on Marine Equipment

Link

01 Jan 16

21/P

Testing of the Hull Structures

Link

01 Jan 16

28/P

Tests of I.C. Engines

Link

01 Jan 16

36/P

Hull Survey of Oil Tankers

Link

01 Jul 16

39/P

Hull Survey of Bulk Carriers

Link

01 Jul 16

44/P

Pilot Transfer Arrangements

Link

01 Jul 16

46/P

Hull Survey of Chemical Tankers

N/A

01 Jul 16

48/P

Requirements concerning Gas Tankers

Link

15 Sep 16

49/P

Requirements concerning Mobile Offshore Drilling Units

Link

01 Jul 16

51/P

Procedural Requirements for Service Suppliers

Link

01 Jan 16

53/P

Plastic Pipelines on Ships

Link

01 Jul 16

54/P

Alternative Hull Survey Arrangements

Link

01 Jul 16

58/P

HulI Surveys of Double Hull Oil Tankers

Link

01 Jul 16

62/P

HulI Survey of General Dry Cargo Ship

Link

01 Jul 16

64/P

Hull Surveys of Double Skin Bulk Carriers

Link

01 Jul 16

69/P

Marine diesel engines. Control of nitrogen oxides emission

Link

01 Jul 16

79/P

Type Testing Procedure for Crankcase Oil Mist Detection and Alarm Equipment

Link

01 Jul 16

81/P

Hull Surveys for New Construction

Link

01 Jul 16

82/P

Hull Surveys of Liquefied Gas Carriers

Link

01 Jul 16

94/P

Subdivision and Damage Stability of New Oil Tankers, Chemical Tankers and Gas Carriers

Link

01 Jan 16

97/P

Transfer of Class and Adding, Maintaining or Withdrawing Double or Dual Class

Link

01 Jul 16

98/P

Guidelines Regarding the Requirements for Marine Diesel Engines Fitted with NOx Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) Systems

Link

01 Jul 16

 

103/P

Guidelines for energy efficiency of ships – July 2016

Link

01 Jul 16

111/P

Periodical Surveys of Propeller Shaft

Link

01 Jan 16

112/P

Offshore Containers

N/A

01 Jan 16

113/P

Wire Rope and Chain Slings

Link

11 Apr 16

114/P

Longitudinal Strength Standard for Container Ship

Link

01 Jul 16

115/P

Alternative Certification Scheme for Classification of Ship Machinery Equipment and Materials

Link

01 Jul 16

RECENT GUIDANCE UPDATES

 

No.

Title

Source

Date Published

30/I

Principles for Certification of Welders

Link

23 Nov 16

28/I

Guidelines for Safe Entry to Confined Spaces

Link

01 Jul 16

30/I

Principles for Examination of Welders

Link

25 Apr 16

33/I

Recycling of Ships

Link

01 Jul 16

34/I

Condition Assessment Programme

Link

30 Oct 15

REGISTRO ITALIANO NAVALE

MARINE INFORMATION NOTICE

No.

Title

Source

Date Published

115

Ballast Water Management Convention – Outcome of MEPC 70

Link

Nov 16

114

PORT STATE CONTROL: How to be ready to PSC inspections

Link

Oct 16

113

Statutory Alert: GMDSS - New channelling

arrangements for high frequency narrow-band

direct printing equipment

Link

Oct 16

112

Ballast Water Management Convention to enter into force on 8th September 2017 – Issuance of BWM certificates and validity of ballast water management plans previously approved according to resolution A.868(20)

Link

Sep 16

111

PORT STATE CONTROL RIYADH MOU: CONCENTRATED INSPECTION CAMPAIGN (CIC) ON PILOT TRANSFER ARRANGEMENTS FROM 1 SEPTEMBER TO 30 NOVEMBER 2016

Link

Aug 16

110

Port State Control - Paris MOU Committee proposed Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) on MLC 2006

Link

Jul 16

109

Port State Control - Indian Ocean and Black Sea MOUs - Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) on cargo securing arrangements

Link

Jul 16

108

EU Regulation on Monitoring, Reporting and Verification (MRV) of CO2 emissions from ships - upcoming deadlines

Link

Jun 16

107

Panama Canal Expansion

Link

Mar 16

106

MLC 2006: First workshop on the ILO Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 for Recruitment and Placement Services (RPSs)

Link

Mar 16

105

Meeting of the Ad Hoc Tripartite Maritime Committee (TMC) established for the Seafarers’ Identity Documents Convention (Revised), 2003 (No. 185)

Link

Feb 16

104

MLC 2006: Second meeting of the Special Tripartite Committee (STC2)

Link

Feb 16