Entered into force on March 1, ship fuel oil consumption data reporting requirements are aimed at enhancing the energy efficiency of international shipping. The data collection will begin on January 1, 2019, with data reported to IMO at the end of each calendar year.
As explained, the data collection system is intended to equip IMO with concrete data on fuel oil consumption, which should assist member states in making decisions about any further measures needed to enhance energy efficiency and address greenhouse gas emissions from international shipping.
The mandatory requirements were adopted by IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) in 2016, through amendments to chapter 4 of annex VI of the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships (MARPOL).
Under the new Regulation 22A on Collection and reporting of ship fuel oil consumption data, ships of 5,000 gross tonnage and above are required to collect consumption data for each type of fuel oil they use, as well as other, additional, specified data including proxies for transport work. These ships account for approximately 85% of CO2 emissions from international shipping.
In addition, on or before December 31, 2018, in the case of a ship of 5,000 gross tonnage and above, the mandatory Ship Energy Efficiency Management Plan (SEEMP) is to include a description of the methodology for collecting the data and the processes that will be used to report the data to the ship’s flag state.
Amendments to MARPOL Annex V on Prevention of pollution by garbage from ships also entered into force on March 1, 2018. They relate to cargo residues of products which are hazardous to the marine environment (HME) and a new Garbage Record Book format.
In particular, the amendments require the shipper to declare whether or not they are classed as harmful to the marine environment. A new appendix provides criteria for the classification of solid bulk cargoes.
Additionally, the new form of Garbage Record Book is divided into two parts, the one applicable to all ships and another required for ships that carry solid bulk cargoes.
Furthermore, a new category of e-waste has been included into the GRB.
Amendments to update Form B of the Supplement to the International Oil Pollution Prevention Certificate, in relation to segregated ballast tanks, also entered into force on March 1, 2018.
Folding crane Knuckle Boom Crane Marine Crane Pedestal crane
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OUCO Marine/Offshore Folding crane Knuckle Boom Crane Marine Crane Pedestal crane Save space and still handle the most challenging jobs with the Knuckleboom crane. Flexible enough to maneuver into hard-to-reach locations, the Knuckleboom crane is perfect for cargo applications and locations with difficult access from overhead. OUCO Marine group can design the foldable cranes based on API-2C regulations and rules.
Advantages of this knuckle and telescopic boom crane pedestal crane:
Rates of speed can be changed.
360 degrees rotary.
Both electro hydraulic and manual to control.
Safety and reliability.
Fold boom cranes have the ability to get into and service projects where regular mobile cranes don’t have the room necessary for a safe set up. This makes the folding boom crane ideal for several applications.
A Folding boom crane has two booms (main boom and an outer boom), which are attached by knuckle that allows the entire boom structure to move in and out, just in the same way our knuckles move the sections of our fingers. This movement allows a knuckle boom crane to fold into a very small size when transporting materials or squeezing into a small construction site. The mobility of a folding crane also allows an operator to clear the payload off their own deck.
Typical Applications:Service cranes, Provision and cargo handling cranes, Fishing and fish farming cranes
Lifting of personnel – man-riding
External hydraulic power packs
Active Heave Compensation (AHC)
Passive Heave Compensation(PHC)
Design according to rules and regulations API 2C.
Class Societies like ABS, CCS, DNV, LR, RMRS, etc.
Diesel hydraulic drive