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  • Documentation of EU MRV

    11 Jul 2017

    The EU is calling for a global approach to reducing greenhouse gas emissions from international shipping – a large and growing source of emissions. As a first step, large ships using EU ports will be from 2018 required to report their verified annual emissions and other relevant information. ...

  • TIME IS RUNNING OUT FOR SHIP OWNERS TO BE CO2 MRV COMPLIANT BY 31 AUGUST 2017

    03 Jan 2017

    EU Regulation 2015/757- First phase goes into force 31 August 2017 The monitoring, reporting and verification of CO2 Emissions from ships the final Commission Delegations regulations for EU 2016/2072 were adopted in November 2016 ...

  • The monitoring, reporting and verification of CO2 Emissions from ships

    26 Apr 2016

    In light of the fact that no International Agreement is in place to monitor the emissions from ships, the EU has approved that all ships over 5,000 GRT arriving and departing from member states shall implement a Monitoring, Reporting and Verification (MRV) system of CO2 emissions. ...

  • HOW MESOTHELIOMA AFFECTS YOUR BODY

    16 Feb 2016

    Mesothelioma is a cancer that most often forms in the lining of the lungs or abdomen. As it grows and spreads, different physical and mental effects are felt in the body. Understanding what to expect, as well as receiving the proper resources and information from qualified experts, is a step in the right direction to treating this rare cancer. ...

  • General view of laboratory analysis standards

    20 Feb 2015

    This page provides information for asbestos testing standards used in current analysis. The content includes current testing standards, and testing targets, limit of detection and apparatus in accordance with certain standard. ...

  • Introduction of analysis techniques

    20 Feb 2015

    This page provides information for primary techniques used currently in analysis of asbestos in bulk materials and airborne fibers. The technique and correspondent apparatus are introduced in this part, includes microscopy of combination with Polarized Light Microscope and stereo-microscope, X-ray diffraction technique, Scanning Electron Microscope for bulk material analysis, and Phase Contrast Microscope for estimating fibers concentrations in air sample. ...

  • Asbestos Presence Investigation Proposal

    20 Feb 2015

    This proposal is recommended for the asbestos presence investigation onboard ships, in order to check the asbestos condition and demonstrate that the subjected vessel is in accordance with IMO requirements concerning the asbestos. ...

  • Proposal of Verification Investigation for ACM Removal

    20 Feb 2015

    This proposal is applicable in case the removal of Asbestos Containing Materials (ACM) which is detected onboard ship is finished, and the client applies for verification survey in order to demonstrate that the asbestos condition is in line with the IMO requirements. ...

  • Hazardous Materials (HazMat) Presence Investigation Proposal

    20 Feb 2015

    This proposal is recommended to shipowner for development of Part 1 of Inventory of Hazardous Materials (IHM) via onboard survey (both visual check and sampling check), which is necessary to apply for the International Certification on Inventory of Hazardous Materials (ICIHM). The Hazardous Materials (HazMat) were specifically confined in the Appendix 1 and Appendix 2 to Hong Kong International Convention for the Safe and Environmentally Sound Recycling of Ships, 2009. ...

  • Have you ever had Legionella?

    20 Feb 2015

    Strange question you may think. ...

  • Ebola virus and the marine industry

    20 Feb 2015

    WHAT ARE THE RISKS OF CONTRACTING THE EBOLA VIRUS DISEASE FOR SHIPS’ CREWS AND PASSENGERS ON CRUISE SHIPS AND FERRIES. ...

  • Asbestos removal Sydney

    20 Feb 2015

    Asbestos removal Sydney ...

  • Asbestos safety

    20 Feb 2015

    Asbestos safety ...

  • Asbestos sampling for TBT

    20 Feb 2015

    sampling-TBT ...