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EU Regulations on Ship Recycling

Update on 30 June 2020:-

The industry associations have jointly issued best management guidance to companies on how to manage their fleets with respect to compliance in the face of the challenges presented by COVID-19. However, the ongoing disruption resulting from the pandemic makes it unlikely that these processes will be completed by the compliance deadline, since the necessary service providers may not have the capacity to meet demand in the timeframe remaining and in the face of likely ongoing restrictions.

Click here to download the Industry Guidelines On European Union Ship Recycling Regulation Compliance And Developing Inventories Of Hazardous Materials.

INTERCARGO Members are invited to follow the Industry Guidelines and take at the earliest opportunity to demonstrate actions have been taken to comply with the EUSRR within the appropriate schedule despite the impact of COVID 19.

Update on 28 May 2020:-

The EU’s Ship Recycling Regulations (EU SRR) require EU flagged ships and non-EU flagged ships when calling a port or anchorage of a country that is a member of the EU or EEA, to carry an inventory of hazardous materials (IHM) from 31 December 2020. The IHM shall comply with EU SRR, and for non-EU flagged ships, the IHM should also be accompanied by a Statement of Compliance from the flag State.

The INTERCARGO is collecting input from her members on the following items to assist the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the preparation of compliance with the EU Ship Recycling Regulations (ER SRR):

1. The total number of ships owned and/or operated by your company:

2. The number of ships affected by this EUSRR regulation:

3. How many of the affected ships, have NOT started the process of IHM:

4. If the process of IHM is started, please state the number of ships in the relevant stages of IHM process as mentioned below, where:

Stage 1 – Number of ships in the process of collection of necessary information:

Stage 2 – Number of ships in the process of assessment of collected information:

Stage 3 – Number of ships in the process of preparation of visual/sampling check plan:

Stage 4 – Number of ships in the process of onboard visual check and sampling check:

Stage 5 – Number of ships in the process of preparation of inventory related documentation:

5. The number of ships that have completed the process and have in place the necessary documentation (IHM and, if necessary, Inventory Certificate or Statement of Compliance):

6. Has your IHM compliance plan been affected by the COVID-19?    Yes or No

7. Do you have any other comments to share in regard to EU SRR or IHM requirement?

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