Verifavia Launches Industry's First “3-WAY PLUG & PLAY” Dashboard
On 31st December 2018, the EU SRR came into force, prohibiting or restricting the use of hazardous materials onboard EU-flagged newbuildings and EU-flagged vessels heading for demolition at recycling yards. From 31st December 2020, it will be further extended to cover all other EU-flagged ships, as well as ships trading under the flag of a third country that call at an EU port or anchorage.
The regulation prohibits or restricts the installation and use of hazardous materials (like asbestos or ozone-depleting substances, among others) on board ships, as well as making it mandatory for ships to carry onboard a certified and maintained IHM specifying the location and approximate quantities of those materials. The EU SRR also requires the IHM to be continuously updated with relevant suppliers documents such as Material Declarations (MDs) and Suppliers Documents of Conformity (SDoCs) throughout the ship’s operational life and renewed every five years. [...]
> Read the article
The Maritime Executive Back to all Verifavia in the press