EU Reg Spurs Kongsberg Maritime's New CO2 MRV Application
As Ship & Bunker has previously reported, under the EU's MRV rules, shipping companies must submit ship-specific monitoring plans to verifiers for approval by the end of the August 2017, with per-voyage monitoring set to start on January 1, 2018.
In line with the MRV regulation, K-Fleet MRV allows for monitoring and reporting of emissions on a per voyage basis to and from EU ports, explains Kongsberg, noting that the application can be used with both new and existing K-Fleet installations.
"With the established K-Fleet software suite as a platform, we have developed a straightforward, very easy to use solution that ensures shipping companies can comply to new mandatory requirements well before the deadlines," said Rune Kristian Stålstrøm, General Manager of Fleet Performance in the Merchant Marine Division at Kongsberg.
"In combination with K-Fleet's potential to help vessels and fleets to operate more efficiently through lower fuel consumption, K-Fleet MRV is an important development that will support the shipping industry to reduce its environmental footprint." [...]
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