Panama Maritime Authority Authorizes Dromon Bureau of Shipping (DBS)

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) Panama Maritime Authority has authorized Dromon Bureau of Shipping (DBS) as a Classification Society, Recognized Organization (RO) and Recognized Security Organization (RSO) to perform class and statutory certification services on behalf of the Flag Administration. The agreement was signed by Mr Fernando Solorzano, General Director of Merchant Marine of the Republic of Panama and Mr…

DBS Approved by Liberia Registry for IMO Fuel Oil Data Collection System

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) The Liberia Registry has approved Dromon Bureau of Shipping (DBS) to provide verification services on the upcoming IMO data collection system for fuel oil consumption of ships as implemented by amendments to MARPOL Annex VI. DBS can offer the following services to all Liberian flagged ships: Review of the Ship Energy Efficiency Management Plan…

EU MRV Regulation: Guidelines/ Best Practices published by the EC

The EC has released guidance/ best practices as elaborated with MRV shipping experts. The documents were unanimously endorsed by the representatives of the ESSF Plenary on 30th of June 2017. Experts gathered under two subgroups established under the umbrella of the “European Sustainable Shipping Forum (ESSF)” as follows: the MRV subgroup on monitoring and reporting;…

Dromon Bureau of Shipping (DBS) and Interorient Shipmanagement cooperate on EU MRV Regulation

Dromon Bureau of Shipping (DBS) has signed an agreement with Interorient Shipmanagement for verification services under Regulation (EU) 2015/757 on the monitoring, reporting and verification of carbon dioxide emissions from maritime transport (known as the EU MRV Regulation). DBS will act as the Verification Body of Interorient Shipmanagement and will assess the monitoring plans as…

DBS among the first accredited EU-MRV Verification Bodies

Succeeding an audit by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS), Dromon Bureau of Shipping (DBS) has been accredited against the ISO 14065 standard to provide worldwide services related to Regulation (EU) 2015/757 on the monitoring, reporting and verification of carbon dioxide emissions from maritime transport (known as the EU-MRV Regulation). DBS can provide the following…

MRV: Updated EU Regulations

As already previously mentioned, on 1st of July 2015 Regulation (EU) 2015/757 on the monitoring, reporting and verification of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from maritime transport, entered into force.  The Regulation (EU) 2015/757 aims to gain a better understanding of fuel consumption and CO2 emissions from shipping activities within the European Union (EU), and it…