BUNKER INDEX :: Price Index, News and Directory Information for the Marine Fuel Industry



« News Home
:: Monthly Archive

News Topics
:: Air Pollution
:: Agreements & M&A's
:: Alternative Fuels
:: BunkerBlog
:: Cargoes & Storage
:: Company News
:: Efficiency, Costs & Charges
:: Environment
:: Events
:: Financial
:: Fuel Quality & Testing
:: Lubes & Additives
:: Oil Spills
:: People
:: Port News
:: Projects
:: Regulation, Legal
:: Services, Products,Technology
:: Statistics & Research
:: Vessels

Regional Archive
:: Americas
:: Asia/Oceania
:: Europe
:: M.East/Africa


BUNKER INDEX :: Price Index, News and Directory Information for the Marine Fuel Industry
Home » News





Korean Register authorized by DAkks to act as EU MRV verification body

10 May 2017 11:44 GMT

Classification society approved by Germany's national accreditation body to verify EU MRV regulation compliance.



Classification society the Korean Register (KR) has announced that it is now authorized by Germany's national accreditation body, Deutsche Akkreditierungsstelle GmbH (DAkks), to act as a verification body for EU monitoring, reporting and verification (MRV).

EU MRV refers to regulation (EU) 2015/757 and covers the monitoring, reporting and verification of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from ships above 5,000 gross tonnage calling at any EU or EEA (Norway/Iceland) port.

The regulation requires shipping companies to submit their monitoring plan - including the ships' monitoring and reporting procedures - to the accredited verifier by August 31, 2017.

In addition, from January 1, 2018, in accordance with the approved monitoring plan, shipping companies will need to collect their ships' details annually, and submit the verified emission report to European Commission by April 30 of each year from 2019.

After submitting the verified emission report, the ships will need to carry on board a valid document of compliance issued by the accredited verifier by June 30 of the year following the end of a reporting period.

"By gaining this accreditation, KR can now provide prompt and effective services covering the assessment of the monitoring plan, the verification of the emission report and the issuance of document of compliance to the shipping companies. Furthermore, KR's EU MRV services can be delivered to any ship anywhere in the world regardless of its flag or class," KR said.

Lee Jeong-kie, chairman and CEO of KR, commented: "We are proud to have obtained this accreditation from DAkkS without any non-conformities, even though it was the first accreditation audit we have undertaken.

"The authorization was successfully gained thanks to our close collaboration with Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM). Working together, we have successfully met the criteria and look forward to providing this service to our customers.

"This latest accreditation clearly demonstrates KR's technical expertise. This, together with our extensive survey experience, will ensure that we continue to provide fair and prompt services to our clients, helping them to meet the requirements of the increasingly strict environmental regulations around the world."






Related Links:

DNV GL gains DAkkS EU MRV accreditation
ClassNK receives EU MRV accreditation from UKAS
Bureau Veritas gains UKAS EU MRV accreditation
Verifavia receives accreditation as a global EU MRV verifier
Gap analysis for Dynacom ahead of 2017 MRV regulation

Latest News:

Cockett expands commercial team with 19 hires
Goltens partners with Yara Marine on SOx scrubbers
IBIA names Michael Green as new chairman
Oil and fuel oil hedging market update
Brent crude took modest gains yesterday
ABS issues SOx and NOx emissions reminder
Lubmarine extends EAL range with launch of BIO OG PLUS
First concurrent bunkering operation performed at Stolthaven Singapore
Furukawa Battery certified as approved supplier of marine batteries
Quadrise: Fuel production system commissioned in Saudi Arabia
Is oil heading for the 70s or lower 60s?
Oil and fuel oil hedging market update




Page Links:

Prices
Africa
Asia
Latin America
Middle East
North America
North Europe
South Europe
Index Summary
Price Highlights
Commentaries
Futures
Prices
Antwerp
Busan
Cape Town
Fujairah
Houston
Istanbul
Kaohsiung
Las Palmas
Maracaibo
New Orleans
Piraeus
Rio
Rotterdam
Santos
Singapore
News
Latest News
Blogs
Archive
Americas
Asia
Europe
Middle East
News
Air Pollution
Agreements & M&A's
Alternative Fuels
Cargoes & Storage
Efficiency, Costs & Charges
Environment
Events
Financial
Fuel Quality
Lubes & Additives
Oil Spills
People
Port News
Projects
Regulation/Legal
Services, Products, Technology
Statistics & Research
Vessels
Contact & Terms
Contact Us
Advertise
Terms & Conditions
Privacy Policy
Events
Upcoming Events