The Liberia Registry has approved Dromon Bureau of Shipping (DBS) to provide verification services on the upcoming IMO data collection system for fuel oil consumption of ships as implemented by amendments to MARPOL Annex VI.
DBS can offer the following services to all Liberian flagged ships:
- Review of the Ship Energy Efficiency Management Plan (SEEMP);
- Verification of the reported data.
DBS is already accredited by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) under the ISO 14065 and can provide worldwide services associated with Regulation (EU) 2015/757 on the monitoring, reporting and verification of carbon dioxide emissions from maritime transport (known as the EU MRV Regulation).
Following this approval, ships flying the Liberian flag can have DBS as a single Verification Body for both the IMO DCS and the EU MRV Regulation schemes. Since both schemes (i.e. the IMO and EU) have a number of similarities, the verification process can take place…
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