Vessels of 500 GT and above flying the flag of a European Union / European Economic Area member state or 3rd party flagged vessels calling at European ports are required to carry an Inventory of Hazardous Materials (IHM) certificate on board according to the EU Ship Recycling Regulation from 31 December 2020.
Ship owners are responsible for the IHM Part I preparation. In this session, our panelists will discuss:
- What is coming
- Current status
- What needs to be done
- Where to find more information
- For shipowners who are recycling vessels in 2020: what are the regulatory, environmental considerations you need to be aware of
The host for this session was Tony Linden, Business Development Director, Region South East Asia, Pacific and India, and panelists included DNV's Cristina Saenz De Santa Maria, Regional Manager, Maritime, South East Asia, Pacific & India, as well as Gerhard Aulbert, Global Head Ship Recycling and EU Certification, Maritime.