Maritime News

Posted: Jun 28, 2024

New survey requirements for Bulk Carriers and Oil Tankers

Lloyds Registry

Periodical survey requirements for Special, Intermediate and Annual Surveys of bulk carriers and oil tankers are being updated by Lloyd’s Register. This is to align with the latest revision of the IMO ESP Code (as amended by IMO Res. MSC.525(106)) and IACS Unified Requirements (UR Z10.1, UR Z10.2, UR Z10.4 and UR Z10.5). The new survey requirements will become applicable at the Special or Intermediate Surveys, commenced on or after 1 July 2024 (based on the first day of attendance).

Surveys commenced before 1 July 2024 will continue to be carried out in accordance with survey requirements applicable before this date, regardless of the survey completion date.
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Posted: Jun 25, 2024

ESP - Electronic ESP Survey Files

Lloyds Registry

Following a review, Lloyd’s Register (LR) Fleet Services ESP Section will no longer issue paper copies of the ESP Survey File with the binding folders and the ESP Condition Evaluation
Report.
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Posted: Nov 9, 2023

Towing and mooring equipment update January 2024 – Preparation for SOLAS Regulation II-1/3-8

DNV

Starting 1 January 2024, SOLAS Regulation II-1/3-8 will come into effect, introducing updates to towing and mooring. This includes extended regulatory scope on towing and mooring arrangement and equipment for both new and existing ships. This newsletter summarizes the revised SOLAS regulations.
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