Lloyd's Register Classification News

Classification News delivers up-to-date information on issues requiring urgent and immediate dissemination to the marine industry.

News archive for December 2010 thru February 2011 from Lloyd's Register

Classification News No. 04/2011 - MARPOL Annex V – new Wider Caribbean special area takes effect from May 1, 2011. Learn more.

Applicability: All shipowners, operators and charters

Classification News No. 03/2011 - Port state control – United States Coast Guard Safety Alert on inspection of fuel oil quick closing valves (QCVs). Learn more.

Applicability: All owners, and operators trading to United States waters

Classification News No. 02/2011 - Enhanced Survey Program (ESP) – process improvements. Learn more.

Applicability: All owners and operators of Lloyd’s Register classed ESP vessels and Lloyd’s Register approved thickness measurement companies

Classification News No. 01/2011 - Asbestos on board ships – contravention of SOLAS requirements. Learn more.

Applicability: All shipowners, builders, operators, crew, surveyors and other people working on board ships or at manufacturers’ works

Classification News No. 46/2010 - Use of boil-off gas and marine fuel mixtures for LNG carriers when at berth in EU ports – Commission Decision 2010/769/EU. Learn more.

Applicability: Owners and operators of LNG carriers

Classification News No. 45/2010 - Amendments to MARPOL Annex I oil residue (sludge) requirements and Supplement to the IOPP Certificate. Learn more.

Applicability: All owners and operators of vessels with IOPP Certificates

Classification News No. 44/2010 - Bulk cargoes which may liquefy – a reminder of carriage requirements and guidance. Learn more.

Applicability: All shipowners, managers and operators