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…

MRV UPDATE – EMSA THETIS MRV – CO2 emissions reporting system is up and running

(Join our newsfeed at http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) The European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) issued a press release stating that a monitoring, reporting, and verification system has been launched to help reduce CO2 emissions from shipping at the EU level. THETIS-MRV will enable companies responsible for the operation of large ships using EU ports to report their CO2…

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…

EU and DNVGL – FAQ on the implementation of the MRV shipping Regulation

A. The EU MRV is applicable for ships >5,000 GT and for each voyage to, within and from EU (and EFTA) ports. Exempted are warships, naval auxiliaries, fish-catching or fish-processing ships, wooden ships of a primitive build, ships not propelled by mechanical means or government ships used for non-commercial purposes. Furthermore, it is not applicable…

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…

EU Versus Maritime industry over ship emissions (MRV)

By Terry Macalister. The European Parliament has took forward action with shipping industry towards climate change and has outlined plans to include vessels in its Emissions Trading System (ETS). Ship owners are furious, claiming it is wrong that they will effectively be charged for carbon pollution in Europe Union waters ahead of any wider international arrangement. But…