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…

Presentation – Overview of EU-MRV regulation 2015/757, 24 Jan 2017

YoungShip Cyprus is organising a presentation on the 24 Jan 2017, entitled Overview of EU-MRV regulation 2015/757. The event will take place the coming Tuesday 24th January 2016 (18:30 – 20:00) at Columbia Plaza in Limassol, and is free of charge. Join us for this very interesting presentation by Dromon Bureau of Shipping that will examine 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…

Tsakos Columbia Shipmanagement first to complete MRV compliance project

The first MRV project contracted between Lloyd’s Register and a Greek shipping company has been successfully concluded last week. Lloyd’s Register has been working with Tsakos Columbia Shipmanagement (“TCM”) S.A. on early compliance with the European Union (EU) Regulation 2015/757 on the monitoring, reporting and verification (MRV) of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from maritime transport.…