As of November 2016, Norway, Congo, France, Belgium and Panama have acceded to the Convention.
The Inventory of Hazardous Materials shall be specific to each ship and shall at least:
1 identify as Part I, Hazardous Materials listed in Appendices 1 and 2 to HK Convention and contained in ship’s structure or equipment, their location and approximate quantities; and 2 clarify that the ship complies with regulation 4.
APPENDIX 1 CONTROLS OF HAZARDOUS MATERIALS
APPENDIX 2 MINIMUM LIST OF ITEMS FOR THE INVENTORY OF HAZARDOUS MATERIALS:
Established in March 1975, Indian Register of Shipping as a public limited company under section 25 of the Indian Companies Act, 1956 with no share capital, no shareholders and distributing no dividends and seeking to promote the objects for which it was established.
Within a short span of its inception, IRS has already established itself as an international ship classification society and is in many ways on par with leading ship classification societies of the world, which have been in existence for over a hundred years.
We have highly skilled and motivated technical personnel, which continue to be it’s main source of strength, coupled with it’s enviable safety record, allows IRS to enjoy the confidence of the entire marine fraternity – ship owners, ship builders, underwriters, government, industries allied to shipping. It’s reputation for efficient, prompt service of the highest order based on it’s technical, financial and moral integrity has in fact made common the acronym “IRS” by which the organisation is recognized today – Integrity, Reliability & Safety.
IRClass Systems and Solutions Pvt Ltd. (ISSPL) is an organization promoted by the Indian Register of Shipping and was set up in 2014. The two companies IRS and ISSPL form the brand IRCLASS, which provides survey, inspection and certification services to the maritime and industrial sectors.
Certification of SRFs as per HKC:
IRCLASS has certified SRF and issued SOC to the following SRFs
ATAM MANOHAR SHIP BREAKERS PVT. LTD
EU Certification Clients:
Management System Certification – IRCLASS has certified QMS, EMS And OHSAS & SRMS ( Ship Recycling management System ISO 30000:2009) in Alang
As people become more concerned about their environment, the shipping community is changing too – to take on a more responsible approach for every single step in the life cycle of a ship. The conventions and regulations adopted by governments across the world are a testament to this change and we, at IRClass, are committed to support your environmental goals.
IMO adopted “The Hong Kong International Convention for the safe of environmentally sound recycling of ships” in the year 2009 followed by the EU Ship Recycling Regulation (EU SRR) in 2013 that requires every ship calling at EU Port to carry an inventory of hazardous material (IHM) verified by the relevant administration or authority and specifying the location and approximate quantities of those materials. (Correct?)
Get Ready for Early Compliance
The entry into force of the EU SRR has made it mandatory for ships calling at EU ports to have verified IHM & Statement of Compliance (SoC) on board from the beginning of year 2021.
Developing IHM for existing ship is a huge task and requires a greater deal of time, effort and resources than for new ships. The process includes following steps,
Considering the demand for thousands of ships and scarce availability of IHM expert personnel, we recommend ship owners to start the process early so as to avoid the last minute rush. IRClass is able to offer you a complete solution for IHM development, including valuable recommendations for IHM experts, drawing up a sample plan and various documentations to fast track the process of compliance.
Why IRClass ?
With our expertise to guide you in your transition to HK and EU SRR compliance, the process will be straight forward and hassle free. IRClass provides a one-stop solution for your IHM and certification needs of your entire fleet.
Our Statement of Compliance will be valid for both HKC and EU SRR which means your ships will have uninterrupted access across the ports of the world.
IRHAZMAP – a complete software solutions for your ship’s IHM As compared to new ships, development of IHM for existing ships could take more time, effort and resources, which has a mandatory requirement to maintain the IHM documents for the remaining life of ship. IRHAZMAP can simplify this process for you through its advanced web-based features that assist you in, not only developing the IHM document, but also, allowing you to maintain and update the records periodically. IRHAZMAP has been built to comply with the latest regulatory requirements of both HK convention and EU SRR. Some of its key features are:
In today’s world, being green, is being competitive. Are you ready to go green?
3.HKC & EU Management
Ship recycling Management
As part of your company’s commitment to sustainability you need to follow best practice, attain independent assurance that agreed standards are upheld and regulatory requirements have been met, thereby avoiding potential liabilities and adverse publicity at the end of your ship’s life.
Audit methodlogy, ensures that all applicable national and international standards are met, including Receipt, Storage , Disposal & handling of hazardous waste.
We conduct initial survey with our expert team and ensure that all HKC requirements are fully established, documented and implemented by the SRF. This clearly leads to green ship recycling.
To know more about the management certification please get in touch with our business representative on 022 7119 9800 or send us the inquiry on firstname.lastname@example.org or Visit http://www.irclass.org/marine/ship-recycling/
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