Following engineering approval of the IHM, ABS customers can request their initial IHM survey be performed through the remote survey platform. The survey can support compliance with both EU Ship Recycling requirements and the IMO Hong Kong Convention with the necessary flag approval.
Improper handling of hazardous materials can impact crew safety, and if not recorded properly, can expose an owner to risk and liability.
Owners are faced with complying with EU Ship Recycling regulations and preparing for future IMO requirements.
The primary regulations impacting the inventory of hazardous material are
To meet regulatory requirements, owners need to identify areas, types and quantities of hazardous materials onboard each vessel. Owners need a simple, yet effective, way to gain and maintain compliance with the Inventory of Hazardous Material (IHM) requirements.
Through its user-friendly web-based IHM application, ABS provides a simple platform that guides owners in developing an accurate and thorough IHM.
Once an IHM is complete, ABS can provide an engineering review and verify the location of hazardous material on board that are listed in the IHM and deliver a Statement of Compliance.
Once owners have developed their IHM inventory and their Statement of Compliance has been issued, the next step is ensure the inventory is maintained properly. This includes:
With teams in place across the globe, ABS can provide solutions that can simplify your hazardous material challenges and help you meet IHM compliance and maintenance requirements.