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Verifavia Shipping Reminds Companies of Imminent IMO DCS Deadline

24/09/2018
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Verifavia, the world’s leading emissions verification company for the transport sector (aviation and shipping), today urged ship owners and operators to submit their data collection plans to verifiers by the recommended IMO deadline of September 1st 2018.

The IMO Data Collection System (IMO DCS) which came into force on March 1st 2018 requires ships of 5,000 gross tonnage or above to collect and report data on fuel consumption, distance sailed, and hours underway to an IMO database from 2019.

Julien Dufour, CEO, Verifavia Shipping, commented: “We’re encouraging ship owners and operators to submit their DCPs against the IMO’s recommended deadline to ensure timely verification. As the IMO DCS largely flows from the EU MRV regulation, the reality is that the process for compliance should be relatively easy and straightforward. If shipowners comply with EU MRV, they are also likely to comply with the IMO DCS.” [....]

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