NL 167/17 | Monitoring, Reporting and Verification (MRV) of the CO2 Emissions from Maritime Transport

Jan 31, 2017

Refers to: All ClientsAction Date: Various According to the new European Regulation (EU) 2015/757 for Monitoring, Reporting and Verification of Carbon Dioxide emissions for Shipping (EU MRV), from 1/1/2018 onwards every ship equal to or larger than 5000 GT which has a commercial operation and calls to a European port, is obliged to monitor and report a series of relevant data on to its CO2 emissions. It is estimated that 15,000 ships are affected by the requirements of this Regulation, with each one of them obliged to report those data in an annual basis to the European Commission, after having…

NL 166/17 | IMO Fuel Oil Consumption Data Collection System

Jan 30, 2017

Refers to: Owners and operators of ships that are subject to air emission controls under MARPOL Annex VI.Action Date: March 1st, 2018 The International Maritime Organization (IMO) adopted the Resolution MEPC.282(70) on 28th October 2016 with amendments to chapter 4 of Annex VI of MARPOL, adding a new Regulation 22A on Collection And Reporting Of Ship Fuel Oil Consumption Data and new appendices covering Information to be submitted to the IMO Ship Fuel Oil Consumption Database. The new mandatory Fuel Oil Data Collection System applies to international shipping and is requiring ships above 5,000 gross tonnage to start collecting and…

NL 194/18 | Amendments to Annex V of the MARPOL Convention (Garbage) in force by 1 March 2018

Feb 21, 2018

Refers to: Ship Owners/ Managers, PHRS Representatives/SurveyorsAction Date: February 21st, 2018 The Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 70), which was held on October 2016, adopted important amendments to MARPOL V (Garbage) and as such the garbage handling procedure, management method, and record keeping method regarding garbage from ships: •    Amended MARPOL V adopted by MEPC.277(70) which will enter into force on 1 March 2018. •    2017 implementation guideline of MARPOL V was amended by MEPC.295(71). Therefore, vessels are required to implement the following by 1 March 2018:  •    Solid bulk cargoes other than grain shall be classified as declared by…

Agreement between Phoenix Register of Shipping and Zanzibar Maritime Authority.

Mar 10, 2017

We are proud to announce that our authorization status from the Zanzibar Maritime Authority has been updated from a case by case status to a full authorization. The agreement signed between our Organization and Zanzibar Maritime Authority is authorizing PHRS to perform surveys and provide statutory certificates for vessels registered under the ZMA flag, thus leading our organization to continuous improvement and inspiring us to continue setting higher quality standards for our services and keep on contributing to the formation of a safer maritime environment.

NL 196/18 | Additional information regarding IMO fuel oil consumption data collection system (IMO DCS)

May 11, 2018

Additional information regarding IMO fuel oil consumption data collection system (IMO DCS) NL 196/18 | April 18th, 2018​ Refers to: Ship Managers / Owners, PHRS Surveyors / RepresentativesAction Date: March 1st, 2018 As previously advised through PHRS NL 166/17 of 30 January 2017, the IMO fuel oil consumption data collection system (IMO DCS) came into force on 1 March 2018, further to MARPOL Annex VI amendments adopted in October 2016 by virtue of IMO Resolution MEPC.278(70). Summarizing the MARPOL Annex VI amendments (with additional information) : • Under new Regulation 22A of MARPOL Annex VI, from January 1st, 2019, ships of 5.000…