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EMSA Guidance On The Enforcement Of EU Ship Recycling Regulation (EU SRR) Released

Last updated on October 30th, 2019

After the alert by the club, the Enforcement of EU Ship Recycling Regulations has been released by the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA). This is the attached guidance from the EU Port States to put into force the provisions of the Ship Recycling Regulations.

The application date of EU SRR was 31st December 2018. From this date, a certificate of Inventory of Hazardous Materials was to be carried by the new EU ships and the already existing EU ships would carry it from 31st December 2020.

A statement of Compliance (SoC) along with the IHM is to submitted by the non-EU ships from 31st of December 2020.

According to the guide, a ship might be detained by the PSC inspectors if the following non compliance are seen:

Not carrying a ship recycling related certificate as needed.

Not carrying a ship recycling related certificate that is valid that means when the ship’s condition is not corresponding with the things mentioned in the certificate.

The EU SRR required Inventory of Hazardous Materials is not specific to the ship

The Flag State Or an appropriate organization has not verified the Inventory of Hazardous Materials.

The information in the Inventory of Hazardous Materials mentioned does not reflect in the recycling plan.

An EU ship that is not in the European list of ship recycling facilities is moving to a ship recycling facility.

The control measures for the Hazardous Materials that are mentioned in the Annex I of the EU SRR is not complied with.


Reference: standard-club

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