Maritime News

Posted: May 9, 2022

Updates to the 2021 guidelines for exhaust gas cleaning systems ("scrubber guideline")

DNV

The updated MEPC.340(77) 2021 Guidelines for Exhaust Gas Cleaning Systems was adopted in November 2021, and shipowners and manufacturers operating or designing EGCSs (exhaust gas cleaning systems) will need to meet some modified requirements. A summary of the most relevant changes is presented in this statutory news.

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Posted: May 9, 2022

MARPOL Annex VI -Fuel Oil Sulphur Limit

Bahamas Requirements

This Notice outlines the position of the Bahamas Maritime Authority (BMA) on the requirements of Annex VI of the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships (MARPOL Annex VI) in relation to Regulation 14, addressing sulphur oxides (SOx) emissions and fuel oil sampling and Regulation 18, addressing fuel oil availability and quality.
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Posted: May 9, 2022

MARPOL Annex VI

Bahamas Requirements

This Notice outlines the requirements of Annex VI of the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships (MARPOL Annex VI).
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Posted: Feb 8, 2022

Heads-up on EU MRV and IMO DCS in 2022

Some important milestones for the EU MRV and IMO DCS are coming up in the first half of 2022. This statutory news contains some recommendations relevant to both regulations.
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Posted: Feb 8, 2022

MARPOL Annex VI – Fuel Oil Sampling Points

Class News 02/2022

IMO has published amendments to MARPOL Annex VI, given in Resolution MEPC.324(75)*. These introduce new requirements for the sampling and verification of the sulphur content of fuel oil, including fuel oil sampling points. The amendments enter into force on 1 April 2022.
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