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Document of compliance


Where the emissions report fulfils the requirements set out in Articles 11 to 15 and those in Annexes I and II, the verifier shall issue, on the basis of the verification report, a document of compliance for the ship concerned.

 The document of compliance shall include the following information:
 
  • identity of the ship (name, IMO identification number and port of registry or home port)
  • name, address and principal place of business of the shipowner
  • identity of the verifier
  • date of issue of the document of compliance, its period of validity and the reporting period it refers to
Documents of compliance shall be valid for the period of 18 months after the end of the reporting period.

The verifier shall inform the Commission and the authority of the flag State, without delay, of the issuance of any document of compliance. The verifier shall transmit the information referred to in paragraph 2 using automated systems and data exchange formats, including electronic templates.

The Commission shall determine, by means of implementing acts, technical rules for the data exchange formats, including the electronic templates. Those implementing acts shall be adopted in accordance with the examination procedure referred to in Article 24(2).

Source: Regulation 2015/757 Art. 17 
 

Obligation to carry a valid document of compliance on board


By 30 June of the year following the end of a reporting period, ships arriving at, within or departing from a port under the jurisdiction of a Member State, and which have carried out voyages during that reporting period, shall carry on board a valid document of compliance.

Source: Regulation 2015/757 Art. 18
 

Template for documents of compliance


This is to certify that the ship "NAME" emissions report covering the reporting period "YEAR N-1" has been considered as satisfactory regarding the requirements of Regulation (EU) 2015/757.

This document of compliance has been issued on 'DAY/MONTH/YEAR N'

This document of compliance is linked to emissions report No. 'NUMBER' and is valid until 30 JUNE 'YEAR N+1'

I) Ship particulars
  1. Name of the ship
  2. IMO identification number
    1. Port of registry OR
    2. Home port
  3. Ship category [drop down menu: 'Passenger ship', 'Ro-ro ship', 'Container ship', 'Oil tanker', 'Chemical tanker', 'LNG carrier', 'Gas carrier' , 'Bulk carrier', 'General cargo ship', 'Refrigerated cargo carrier', 'Vehicle carrier', 'Combination carrier', 'Ro-pax ship', 'Container/ ro-ro cargo ship', 'Other ship types']
  4. Flag State/ Registry
  5. Keel laying date
  6. Gross tonnage
II) Ship owner details
  1. Name of the shipowner
  2. Address of the shipowner and its principal place of business: address line 1, address line 2, city, state/ province/ region, postcode/ ZIP, Country
III) Details of company fulfilling the obligations under Regulation (EU) 2015/757 (voluntary field)
  1. Name of the company
  2. Address of the company and its principal place of business: address line 1, address line 2, city, state/ province/ region, postcode/ ZIP, Country
IV) Verifier
  1. Accreditation number
  2. Name of the verifier
  3. Address of the company and its principal place of business: address line 1, address line 2, city, state/ province/ region, postcode/ ZIP, Country
The template of the Document of Compliance is laid out in the  Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2016/1927 on templates for monitoring plans, emissions reports and documents of compliance pursuant to the EU MRV Regulation.
 
Source: Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2016/1927 on templates for monitoring plans, emissions reports and documents of compliance pursuant to the EU MRV Regulation

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