Verifavia Shipping signs cooperations with two major global ship managers
Verifavia, the world's leading emissions verification company for the transport sector (aviation and shipping), today WALLEM Ship Management in Hong Kong and ZEABORN Ship Management in Hamburg (for the consolidation of ER Schiffahrt and Rickmers Ship Management), for auditing services for European Union (EU) Reporting and Verification (MRV) and the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Data Collection System (DCS), as well as certification of associated IT systems.
Through their agreement with ZEABORN Ship Management, Verifavia Shipping will provide EUV verification services as well as the status of their flag. It will also be certified by ZEABORN Ship Management for these regulations. For WALLEM, Verifavia will also provide verification services for EU MRV and IMO DCS across a number of its Liberia and Panama flagged vessels, and Vertex SMMS.
IMO DCS and EU MRV verification services, Verifavia leverages its existing in-depth knowledge, expertise, and understanding of these regulations the field of data management. In addition, many owners and operators are more likely than others to have recourse to a third party. It is also a way to diversify the suppliers and limit the extent of the monopoly of IACS members.
Verifavia Shipping remains committed to ensuring that shipowners and operators are able to achieve compliance with the DCS IMO and EU MRV regulations quickly, efficiently, and cost-effectively. With accreditation from the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) and France's national accreditation body, Cofrac, Verifavia can assess or verify any ship in the world, regardless of country of ownership, State flag, or class. The company's client roster currently includes circa 180 shipping companies spanning 1,700 ships, and 30 ICT providers.
About the EU MRV regulation: According to the EU MRV regulation which came into force on July 1, 2015, shipping companies with more than one thousand tons of fuel and operating in the United States. January 2018 according to their Assessment Monitoring Plans.
About the IMO Data Collection system: The IMO has outlined a roadmap through 2023 which is focused on developing a comprehensive strategy for GHG emissions from shipping. In April 2015, the IMO's Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) agreed on mandatory fuel requirements. Thereafter, in October 2016 at the 70th meeting, it was decided that these requirements would be adopted by MARPOL Annex VI.
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