Class Society Guidance in 2019

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

MEPC 74 Regulatory News Update

Link

15/10/19

MSC 101 Brief

Link

14/06/19

Updated Matrix of Regulation – May 2019

Link

04/06/19

Cyber Adversaries Targeting Commercial Vessels

Link

29/05/19

MEPC 74 Brief

Link

17/05/19

China - New Air Emissions Requirements

Link

18/01/19

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

Guide for Building and Classing Aquaculture Service Vessels

Link

November 2019

Guide for Ballast Water Treatment

Link

November 2019

Guide for Building and Classing International Naval Ships

Link

November 2019

Guide for Fuel Cell Power Systems for Marine and Offshore Applications

Link

November 2019

Guidance Notes on Gas Dispersion Studies of Gas Fueled Vessels

Link

November 2019

Dynamic Positioning Systems

Link

November 2019

Guide for Building and Classing Liquefied Gas Carriers with Independent Tanks

Link

November 2019

Guide for Fire-Fighting Systems for Cargo Areas of Container Carriers

Link

October 2019

Guide for ABS CyberSafety® for Equipment Manufacturers - ABS CyberSafety® Volume 7

Link

October 2019

Guide for the Classification of Drilling Systems

Link

October 2019

Guide for Building and Classing Yachts

Link

October 2019

Guide for the Class Notation Bow or Stern Loading and Unloading (BLU or SLU) for Oil Carriers, Liquefied Gas Carriers or Chemical Carriers

Link

September 2019

Guidance Notes on Thermal Analysis of Vessels with Tanks for Liquefied Gas

Link

September 2019

Guidance Notes on Composite Repairs of Steel Structures and Piping

Link

September 2019

Guide for LNG Cargo Ready Vessels

Link

September 2019

Guide for Certification of Container Securing Systems

Link

September 2019

Guidance Notes on Propulsion Shafting Alignment

Link

September 2019

Rules for Building and Classing Floating Production Installations

Link

August 2019

Guide for Building and Classing Liquefied Gas Carriers with Independent Tanks

Link

August 2019

Guide for Portable Accommodation Modules

Link

August 2019

Guidance Notes on Biofouling Management Plans

Link

August 2019

Guide for Position Mooring Systems

Link

July 2019

Guide for Performance Standards for Corrosion Protection

Link

July 2019

Marine Vessel Rules

Link

July 2019

Generic Rules for Conditions of Classification, Materials and Welding, and Surveys After Construction (2019)

Link

July 2019

Rules for Building and Classing Mobile Offshore Units (2019)

 

Link

July 2019

Rules for Building and Classing Offshore Support Vessels (2019)

Link

July 2019

Rules for Building and Classing Floating Production Installations (2019)

Link

July 2019

Rules for Building and Classing High-Speed Naval Craft (2019)

Link

July 2019

Rules for Building and Classing High-Speed Craft (2019)

Link

July 2019

Rules for Building and Classing Steel Barges (2019)

Link

July 2019

Rules for Building and Classing Mobile Offshore Drilling Units (2019)

Link

July 2019

Rules for Building and Classing Steel Vessels Under 90 Meters in Length (2019)

 

Link

July 2019

Rules for Building and Classing Steel Vessels for Service on Rivers and Intracoastal Waterways (2019)

Link

July 2019

Rules for Building and Classing Steel Vessels (2019)

Link

July 2019

Guide for Smart Functions for Marine Vessels and Offshore Units

Link

May 2019

Guide for Exhaust Emission Abatement

Link

April 2019

Guide for Ballast Water Treatment

Link

April 2019

Guide for Certification of Lifting Appliances

Link

April 2019

Guide for the Assessment of Parametric Roll Resonance in the Design of Container Carriers

Link

April 2019

Guide for Certification of Container Securing Systems

Link

April 2019

Guidance Notes on Onboard Noise Analysis

Link

April 2019

Guide for Comfort on Yachts

Link

March 2019

Guide for Bridge Design and Navigational Equipment/Systems

Link

March 2019

Guidance Notes on the Use of Remote Inspection Technologies

Link

February 2019

Guidance Notes on Nearshore Position Mooring

Link

January 2019

Guide for Alternative Requirements for Hull Construction of Vessels Intended to Carry Vehicles (130 meters or More in Length)

Link

January 2019

Guide for Building and Classing International Naval Ships

Link

January 2019

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

Link

January 2019

Rules for Building and Classing Facilities on Offshore Installations (2019)

Link

January 2019

Rules for Building and Classing Steel Floating Dry Docks

Link

January 2019

Rules for Building and Classing Single Point Moorings (2019)

Link

January 2019

Guide for the Environmental Protection Notation for Vessels

Link

January 2019

Guidance Notes on Cathodic Protection of Offshore Structures

Link

December 2018

BUREAU VERITAS

RECENT RULES AND GUIDANCE NOTES

No.

Title

Source

Date Published

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

NI641

Guidelines for Autonomous Shipping

Link

October 2019

NR646

Tentative Rules for Structural Assessment of Steel Ships

Link

September 2019

NR216

Rules on Materials and Welding for the Classification of Marine Units

Link

July 2019

NR480

Approval of the Manufacturing Process of Metallic Materials

Link

July 2019

NR667

Parametric Roll Assessment

Link

July 2019

NR625

Structural Rules for Container Ships

Link

July 2019

NR467

Rules for the classification of steel ships

Link

July 2019

NR266

Requirements for survey of materials and equipment for the classification of ships and offshore units

Link

June 2019

NI662

Additive manufacturing - Guidelines for certification of product made using wire arc additive manufacturing (WAAM) process

Link

May 2019

NR542

Classification of Floating Gas Units

Link

May 2019

NR645

Rules for the Classification of Floating Storage Regasification Units and Floating Storage Unit

Link

May 2019

NI 559

Guidelines for the use of low sulphur fuel oils (IMO 2020 compliance)

Link

May 2019

NI 638

Guidance for Long-term Hydro-structure Calculations

Link

February 2019

NI 657

Classification Scheme Under Risk Based Inspection

Link

February 2019

NI 654

Guidelines on Conversion of Ship to LNG as Fuel

Link

February 2019

NR 445 DT Amd 002 E

Rules for the Classification of Offshore Units

Link

February 2019

NR 217

Rules for the Classification of Inland Navigation Vessels

Link

February 2019

NI 572

Classification and Certification of Floating Offshore Wind Turbines

Link

January 2019

NR 467

Amendments to the Rules for the Classification of Steel Ships

Link

January 2019

NI 658

Type Approval of Fibres and Yarns

Link

December 2018

NI 432

Certification of Fibre Ropes for Deepwater Offshore Services

Link

December 2018

NR 589

Wind Farms Service Ships

Link

December 2018

CLASS NEWS

Title

Source

Date Published

India – Prohibition on Use of Single Use Plastics

Link

09/12/19

Marshall Islands - Yacht IHM Requirements

Link

03/12/19

Marshall Islands – Yachts Sailing in High Risk Areas

Link

16/10/19

Report of the IMO Carriage of Cargoes and Containers Sub-Committee Sixth Session (CCC 6) 9 to 13 September 2019

Link

20/09/19

Bahamas - MARPOL Annex VI - Global Fuel Oil Sulphur Limit

Link

10/09/19

Marshall Islands - Enclosed Space Entry Incidents

Link

29/08/19

Marshall Islands - West Africa High Risk Area

Link

29/08/19

Marshall Islands - Guidance to Vessels Operating in or Near the Persian Gulf, Strait of Hormuz, and Gulf of Oman

Link

29/08/19

Joint Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) on Emergency Systems and Procedures

Link

27/08/19

Cap 2020: Joint Industry Guidance on the Supply and use of 0.50% Sulphur Marine Fuel

Link

26/08/19

IMO 2020 Global Sulphur Cap Limit

Link

12/07/19

Bahamas - Application of MARPOL In Bahamian Waters – Archipelagic Baselines

Link

11/07/19

III 6 – 1st to 5th July 2019 Major Outcomes of the 6th Session of the Sub-Committee on Implementation of IMO Instruments

Link

10/07/19

Reducing Sulphur Content January 2020 - Didactical Documents

Link

08/07/19

Panama - Imperative Anti-Piracy Security Measurements

Link

26/06/19

MSC 101 - 101st Session of the Maritime Safety Committee - 5 to 14 June 2019

Link

21/06/19

Marshall Islands - West Africa High Risk Area

Link

14/06/19

Cook Islands - Implementation of the 0.50% Sulphur Limit

Link

13/06/19

Luxembourg - Instructions for Ships Sailing or Anchoring in the Area of the Straits of Hormus

Link

12/06/19

Antigua & Barbuda - Pre-Arrival Checklist for Vessels Calling to the USA

Link

04/06/19

Marshall Islands - Conditions of Entry for Vessels Arriving at United States Ports from Certain Countries

Link

29/05/19

Marshall Islands - Guidance to Vessels Operating in or Near the Persian Gulf, Strait of Hormuz, and Gulf of Oman

Link

29/05/19

MEPC 74 - 13 To 17 May 2019 - Major Outcomes of the 73th Session of the Marine Environment Protection Committee

Link

22/05/19

Class & Statutory Information Marshall Islands - North Atlantic Right Whale – Mandatory Speed Restrictions

Link

30/04/19

Singapore – Defect of Sewage Treatment Plant

Link

15/04/19

Marshall Islands – Conditions of Entry for Vessels Arriving at United States Ports from Certain Countries

Link

12/04/19

Cook Islands - MARPOL Annex VI - Development of a Ship Implementation Plan for the Consistent Implementation of the 0.50% Sulphur Limit

Link

10/04/19

Marshall Islands - Coordinated Universal Time Derived from GPS Devices

Link

03/04/19

SSE 6 - 4 to 8 March 2019 - Major Outcomes of the 6th Session of the Sub-Committee on Ship Systems and Equipment

Link

22/03/19

Marshall Islands - Coordinated Universal Time Derived from GPS Devices

Link

20/03/19

Major Outcomes of the 6th Session of the Sub-Committee For Pollution Prevention

Link

03/03/19

MSA Shanghai - Announcement of Using New Version of "Notice To Master"

Link

21/02/19

Germany – Guidelines on Fatigue

Link

21/02/19

Marshall Islands - Vessel Response Plan (VRP)

Link

08/02/19

Malta - Amendments of 2016 to the MLC, 2006

Link

28/01/19

CHINA CLASSIFICATION SOCIETY

RECENT RULES AND GUIDELINES

Title

Source

Date Published

Rules for Intelligent Ships 2020

Link

03/01/20

Guidelines for Certification of Subsea Production Systems

 

Link

10/12/19

Rules for Classification of Sea-Going Steel Ships 2019 RCN No.2

Link

24/09/19

Rules for Materials and Welding 2019 RCN No.1

Link

24/09/19

Guidelines for Thickness Measurement of Hull

Link

09/09/19

Multi-system Shipborne Radionavigation Receivers

Link

23/07/19

Mooring Winches

Link

23/07/19

RCN No.1 (July 2019) - Rules for Green Ships

Link

08/07/19

M-01 Diesel Engines and their Main Components and Parts

Link

01/07/19

Guidelines for Underwater Radiated Noise of Ships 2018

Link

29/04/19

2019 Amendments to Rules for Rules for Materials and Welding

Link

27/03/19

CCS Rule Change Notice for Rules Classification of Offshore Floating Installation (RCN No.1, March, 2019)

Link

07/03/19

CCS Rule Change Notice for Rules Classification of Mobile Offshore Units (RCN No.1, March, 2019)

Link

07/03/19

Guidelines for Testing and Survey of Exhaust Gas Cleaning Systems

Link

27/02/19

Guidelines for Surveys of Intelligent Energy Efficiency Management of Ships 2018

Link

17/01/19

RCN No.2 (December 2018) - Rules for Materials and Welding

Link

29/12/18

Construction and Equipment of Ships Carrying Liquefied Gases in Bulk

Link

29/12/18

RCN No.1 (December 2018) - Rules for Construction and Equipment of Ships Carrying Liquefied Gases in Bulk

Link

29/12/18

RCN No.2 (December 2018) - Rules for Natural Gas Fuelled Ships,2018

Link

19/12/18

DNV GL

RECENT TECHNICAL AND REGULATORY NEWS

Title

Source

Date Published

Ballast Water Management – new requirements and operational challenges

Link

09/12/19

Testing of standby generators without class attendance

Link

29/11/19

MARPOL Annex II and the IBC code – how to prepare for the 2019 amendments

Link

21/11/19

SOx scrubber overboard pipe failure

Link

14/11/19

Digital nautical publications – how to stay compliant

Link

04/11/19

New IMO requirements on authorized service providers for life-saving appliances

Link

24/10/19

SOLAS 2020 updates

Link

21/10/19

Fuel oil non-availability report (FONAR) – what you need to know

Link

15/10/19

Environmentally acceptable lubricants show reduced capabilities under certain conditions

Link

11/10/19

Accidents with life saving appliances still occur – lesson learned

Link

01/10/19

CIC 2019 focusing on emergency systems and procedures - questionnaire now available

Link

29/07/19

DNV GL Rules for Ships - July 2019 edition

Link

01/07/19

BWM – some practical recommendations before 8 September 2019

Link

01/07/19

DNV GL Rules for Ships - July 2019 edition

Link

01/07/19

Outcome of IMO's Maritime Safety Committee, MSC 101 - automation and fuel oil safety

Link

26/06/19

CIC 2019 focusing on emergency systems and procedures

Link

25/19/19

2020 Sulphur update - outcome of the MEPC 74

Link

21/05/19

New IMO-Vega Web and offline versions

Link

17/05/19

EU MRV and IMO DCS - some practical recommendations

Link

15/04/19

Prepare for the Global Sulphur Cap 2020 with the IMO Ship Implementation Plan

Link

08/04/19

Survey by remote inspection techniques - use of approved service suppliers

Link

01/04/19

Interim versions of amended regulations available in IMO-Vega online

Link

29/03/19

IMO requirements July 2018 to May 2021

Link

21/03/19

Outcome of the IMO SSE 6 meeting - from habitable life boat environments to Ro-Ro deck fires

Link

18/03/19

Recommissioning of laid-up ships and mobile offshore units - how to avoid surprises

Link

14/03/19

Sulphur limit in ECAs - increased risk of PSC deficiencies and detentions

Link

12/03/19

2020 sulphur update - outcome of the IMO PPR 6 meeting

Link

07/03/19

The EU ship recycling regulation - coming into general application on 31 December 2018

Link

20/12/18

Update on emissions to air regulations for ships operating in Chinese coastal waters

Link

18/12/18

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

042/19

IMMARBE Merchant Marine Notice MMN-19-006 Reg Port State Control Analysis and Self-Inspection Program

Link

December 2019

041/19

Guidelines for Consistent Implementation of the 0.50% Sulphur Limit Under MARPOL Annex VI

Link

December 2019

040/19

Guidance with respect to Questionnaire for 2019 CIC on Emergency Systems and Procedures

Link

November 2019

039/19

Discharge Standard for Marine Pollutants from Ships

Link

November 2019

038/19

IMO Resolution, MSC. 402(96) reg. 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

November 2019

037/19

Operation and Inspection of Fuel Oil Quick Closing Valves (QCV)

Link

November 2019

036/19

DGS Order No. 05 of 2019 Reg Prohibition on use of Single Use Plastics

Link

October 2019

035/19

Risk of Fire Caused by Cargo Hold Lighting.

Link

October 2019

034/19

BWTS Initial Commissioning and Testing

Link

October 2019

033/19

Comoros - Programming of Ship Security Alert System (SSAS)

Link

October 2019

032/19

Saver CF Hood Visor Cold Temperature Performance

Link

October 2019

031/19

DGS guidelines on compliance with the provisions of MARPOL Annex VI Regulation

Link

September 2019

030/19

USCG Safety alert reg. Use of wrong materials contributed to a deadly fire

Link

August 2019

029/19

USCG lessons learned on BilgMon 488 Bilge Alarm/ Oil content Meter

Link

August 2019

028/19

Structural Failure of Provision Crane Maintenance Platform

Link

August 2019

027/19

Safety issue in GOLD Y12 and GOLD Y16 dual-purpose (spray/jet) type fire -fighting nozzles

Link

August 2019

026/19

Republic of Marshall Islands - Precautions and Checks Prior to Enclosed Space Entry

Link

August 2019

025/19

DG Shipping, India – Engineering Circular No. 01 of 2019 Reg Implementation of Additional Measures to improve PSC Performance of Indian Vessels

Link

August 2019

024/19

Concentrated inspection campaign (CIC) by Paris MOU and Tokyo MOU on Emergency Systems and Procedures beginning 1 September 2019 and end on 30 November 2019

Link

July 2019

023/19

RMI Ship Security Advisory Regarding Tanker Attacks in the Gulf of Oman

Link

July 2019

022/19

Panama Merchant Marine Circular reg. Imperative Anti-Piracy security measurements to be taken in urgent basis

Link

July 2019

021/19

RMI Guidance to Vessels Operating in or near the Persian Gulf, Strait of Hormuz, And Gulf of Oman

Link

June 2019

020/19

RMI Clarification to Certification Requirements for Seafarers Operating On RMI Ships in Polar Waters

Link

June 2019

019/19

Concentrated inspection campaign (CIC) by Paris MOU and Tokyo MOU on Emergency Systems and Procedures beginning 1 September 2019 and end on 30 November 2019

Link

May 2019

018/19

Phasing Out of Hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs) - An Ozone Depleting Substance (ODS)

Link

May 2019

017/19

Georgia Circular reg. Frequency, Identification Numbers, Testing and Disposition of Satellite EPIRBs

Link

April 2019

016/19

Confined Spaces: Silent & Invisible Killers

Link

April 2019

015/19

SAMSA Marine Notice reg. Crane Wire Incidents

Link

Mar 2019

014/19

DGS Circular reg. Revision of High-Risk Area in Indian Ocean

Link

Mar 2019

013/19

Vanuatu Fleet Safety Letter 022119. GEN Reg Ballast Water Management Plans (BWMP)

Link

Mar 2019

012/19

Amendments to the Guidelines for Ballast Water Management and Development of BWM Plans (G4) Resolution MEPC. 127(53)

Link

Mar 2019

011/19

IMMARBE Circular Letter No. TD-IMM-GOB001-19 Reg Occasional Survey Program for detained vessels operating in Tokyo MOU

Link

Mar 2019

010/19

RMI circular on Authorization Procedure for the Embarkation of armed security personnel

Link

Mar 2019

009/19

RMI Marine Safety Advisory on Gas Carriers Operating in The United States

Link

Mar 2019

008/19

INTERTANKO issues new guidance on Mooring System Management Plans and Line Management Plans

Link

Mar 2019

007/19

Barbados Administration – Use of MARPOL Electronic Record Books

Link

Mar 2019

006/19

Safety Issues Associated with Fatal Falls Inside Cargo Holds

Link

Feb 2019

005/19

Liberia Flag State - Preemptive Boardings of Liberian Vessels calling on US Ports

Link

Feb 2019

004/19

Vanuatu Fleet Safety Letter 011519. GEN Reg Additional Flag State Statutory Survey

Link

Jan 2019

003/19

Belize Merchant Marine Notice, MMN-19-001 Reg Global 0.50% Sulphur Limit under MARPOL Annex VI

Link

Jan 2019

002/19

DGS MS Notice No. 01 of 2019 Reg Inspection and Certification of Indian vessels of less than 500 GRT including RSVs and Indian Coastal Vessels

Link

Jan 2019

001/19

Global Counter Piracy Guidance for Companies, Masters and Seafarers

Link

Jan 2019

96/2018

Early Warning on Global 2020 Sulphur Cap Compliance

Link

Dec 2018

95/2018

China - Emission control area

Link

Dec 2018

94/2018

AMSA – Limitation of sulphur emissions from cruise vessels while at berth in Sydney Harbour

Link

Dec 2018

93/2018

DG Shipping, India Circular reg. 0.5% max limit of the sulphur content in fuel oil - Compliance with the provisions of MARPOL Annex VI Regulation 14

Link

Dec 2018

92/2018

St. Kitts and Nevis – Vessel Inspection Scheme

Link

Dec 2018

91/2018

Malta – Application of Regulation (EU) 1257/2013 on Ship Recycling

Link

Dec 2018

90/2018

Tuvalu - Approval of VIKING Life raft TYPE S30 for Extended service intervals

Link

Dec 2018

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

22/2019

Reminder of 2020 MARPOL requirements for ozone depleting substances (HCFCs).

Link

20/12/19

21/2019

Amendments (05-19) to the International Maritime Solid Bulk Cargoes Code.

Link

18/12/19

20/2019

Carriage of vehicles in non-ro-ro cargo holds

Link

12/12/19

19/2019

Mitigating lithium battery system fires

Link

03/12/19

18/2019

Annual Testing of Voyage Data Recorders

Link

20/11/19

17/2019

LR complies with IMO Guidelines for newly issued and re-issued certificates for Panama flag administration

Link

12/11/19

16/2019

New IMO procedures for maintenance and inspection of lifeboats, rescue boats and fast rescue boats, launching appliances and release gear

Link

07/10/19

15/2019

New requirements for service suppliers in China

Link

10/09/19

14/2019

Safety notice issued for Dräger Saver CF type Emergency Escape Breathing Devices

Link

10/09/19

13/2019

Concentrated inspection campaigns by regional MOUs

Link

30/08/19

12/2019

Statutory alert: Reminder - new SOLAS requirements for damage control drills on board passenger ships

Link

29/08/19

11/2019

USCG Safety Notice Issued for ‘BilgMon 488’ Bilge Alarm

Link

20/08/19

10/2019

Concentrated Inspection Campaign by Paris MoU and Tokyo MoU

Link

22/07/19

09/2019

Statutory alert: safety notices issued for Jiaxing Rongsheng RSF-I immersion suits

Link

19/06/19

08/2019

New IMO guidelines on implementation of sulphur 2020

Link

05/06/19

07/2019

New guidance relating to the Ballast Water Management Convention

Link

29/03/19

06/2019

Fuel Oil Consumption Data at Change of Flag or Company

Link

07/03/19

05/2019

Discharge of exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) bleed-off water

Link

06/03/19

04/2019

Changes to time signals in Global Positioning System

Link

26/02/19

03/2019

Submitting emissions data for the EU MRV regulation

Link

18/02/19

02/2019

Preparation for 1 January 2020 - low sulphur fuel requirement

Link

12/02/19

01/2019

China Regulation on Data Collection for Energy Consumption of Ships

Link

05/02/19

29/2018

Safety alert regarding vessels with arrangements for entry to cargo holds via confined spaces

Link

20/12/18

28/2018

Concentrated Survey Campaign – Shipboard Deficiencies

Link

18/12/18

27/2018

EU Ship Recycling Regulation - publication of new list of approved facilities and a reminder of upcoming compliance dates

Link

14/12/18

CLASS NK

RECENT TECHNICAL NEWS

No.

Title

Source

Date Published

-

Release of the “Guidelines for Hull Construction Monitoring”.

Link

27/12/19

-

On 27 December 2019, Technical Rules and Guidance were partly amended.

Link

27/12/19

1197

Medical Oxygen Cylinder onboard Marshall Islands flagged vessels

Link

24/12/19

1196

Application of IMSBC Code 5th amendment

Link

24/12/19

1195

Amendments to the IBC/BCH Code & MARPOL 73/78 Annex II which will enter into force on 1 January 2021(For non-Japanese flag ships)

Link

13/12/19

1194

Ban the use of open-loop scrubbers within Panama Canal waters

Link

20/11/19

1193

Ballast Water Management Convention for Singapore-flagged ships

Link

23/10/19

1192

Introduction to the outcomes of MEPC 74

Link

09/10/19

-

Release of the ‘Notation Handbook (6th Edition)’

Link

08/10/19

1191

Introduction to the Outcomes of MSC 101

Link

02/10/19

1190

Issuance of "Precautions concerning change-over to 0.50% sulphur compliant fuel oils"

Link

30/09/19

-

Draft amendments of the Rules and Guidance approved at the 3rd Meeting of the 2019 Technical Committee

Link

13/09/19

1189

Ballast Water Management Convention for Singapore-flagged ships

Link

06/09/19

1188

PSC Concentrated Inspection Campaign on ‘Emergency Systems and Procedures’

Link

09/08/19

1187

Guidance of registration and usage of "ClassNK MRV Portal" for IMO Data Collection Systems for fuel oil consumption of ships (IMO DCS)(Including the case of Company and/or Flag change)

Link

05/08/19

1186

Type Approval by the Japanese Government for the exhaust gas monitoring systems and discharge water monitoring systems of Exhaust Gas Cleaning Systems installed on Japanese-flagged ships

Link

08/07/19

1185

Adding Note on Survey Status to EU flagged ships which are subject to EU Regulation on Ship Recycling

Link

01/07/19

1184

Certificate on IHM to Japanese flagged ships

Link

01/07/19

1183

Requirements for maintenance, thorough examination, operational testing, overhaul and repair of lifeboats and rescue boats, launching appliances and release gear

Link

24/06/19

-

Publication of the "2019 Rules and Guidance for the Survey and Construction of Steel Ships" (Printed versions)

Link

21/06/19

1182

Revision of format of Certificate of Classification (Abolishment of Certificate of Installations Registration / Incorporation of Certificate of Installations Registration into Certificate of Classification)

Link

18/06/19

1181

Graphical symbols for Fire Control Plans onboard the Cook Islands flagged ships

Link

19/04/19

-

Draft amendments of the Rules and Guidance approved at the 1st Meeting of the 2019 Technical Committee are now available on our website.

Link

14/04/19

1180

Introduction to the Outcomes of MSC 100

Link

01/04/19

1179

Sample and appraisal services for a ship implementation plan in preparation for the 0.50% sulphur limit for fuel oils from 2020

Link

29/03/19

1178

Two way portable radio apparatus for fire fighter's communication for the Cook Islands flag vessels

Link

19/03/19

1177

Emergency escape breathing devices (EEBDs) onboard the Panama flag vessels

Link

27/02/19

1176

Graphical symbols for Fire Control Plans onboard the Maltese flagged ships

Link

22/02/19

1175

Introduction to the outcomes of MEPC 73

Link

08/02/19

1174

Additional information on Chinese regulations related to the sulphur content of fuel oil on or after 1 January 2019

Link

28/01/19

1173

Ban the use of open-loop scrubbers within Port of Fujairah

Link

25/01/19

1171

Expansion of applicable areas subject to regulations on the sulphur content of fuel oil

Link

28/12/18

1170

Commencement of the EU Regulation on Ship Recycling

Link

28/12/18

1169

PSC Joint Information Campaign on "Global 2020 Sulphur CAP Compliance"

Link

28/12/18

1168

Fire fighter' s communication for vessels flying the Greek Flag

Link

27/12/18

REGISTRO ITALIANO NAVALE (RINA)

MARINE INFORMATION NOTICE

No.

Title

Source

Date Published

156

SOLAS 2020: stability requirements

Link

December 2020

155

Regulatory overview: MARPOL requirements

Link

December 2019

154

EU Ship Recycling Regulation – Requirements for marine equipment suppliers

Link

November 2019

153

(MSA China) New Regulations on Service Suppliers working on ships in China

Link

September 2019

152

Italian Implementation of EU Regulation 1257/2013 on Ship Recycling

Link

August 2019

151

Port State Control - 2019 Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) on Emergency Systems and Procedures"

Link

July 2019

150

Validity of de-harmonized IOPP issued to Italian ships

Link

July 2019

149

Validity of de-harmonized IOPP issued to Italian ships

Link

May 2019

148

Paris, Tokyo and Black Sea MoUs – 2019 Concentrated Inspection Campaign

Link

May 2019

147

RINA Remote Surveys & LEONARDO INFO new mobile library

Link

March 2019

146

The New China Domestic Emission Control Areas (DECAs)

Link

February 2019

145

Availability of the Confirmation of Compliance of SEEMP Part II

Link

January 2019