The West of England P&I club on Wednesday (16 January) released an update regarding the introduction of a new regulation on data collection for energy consumption of ships calling at Chinese ports:
It has come to the attention of the Club that new regulatory requirements concerning the reporting of energy consumption from ships have been introduced for vessels calling at ports in China, with effect from 1st January 2019.
Although no official translation of these new regulatory requirements has been published by the Chinese MSA, the Chinese authorities have indicated that the translation contained in this copy of the Regulation on Data Collection for Energy Consumption of Ships, is aligned with the Chinese text.
Key points from these new regulatory requirements are summarised below:
Members requiring further guidance should contact the Loss Prevention department.
Source: West of England
Published: 18 January
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