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GREEN PASSPORT & SHIP RECYCLING IMO RESOLUTION A.962 (23)
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962(23) Green Passport and Inventory List New Building – Who’s Responsible for what Reporting Procedure 2 ASIA NEW CONSTRUCTION COURSE LLOYD’S REGISTER FOR INTERNAL USE ONLY .GREEN PASSPORT CONTENTS INTRODUCTION Background and Regulations IMO Resolution A.

Groups such as the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) and the International Labour Organisation (ILO) have produced lengthy and authoritative guidance. Greenpeace are ensuring scrapping practices and poorly prepared ships are kept in the news.Green Passport Background and Regulations Increasing focus on this industry due to political pressure to improve environmental performance. 3 ASIA NEW CONSTRUCTION COURSE LLOYD’S REGISTER FOR INTERNAL USE ONLY . Authorities at Alang beach in India have legislated that arriving ships must be asbestos free. “Basel Convention on the Control of Trans-boundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and their Disposal” proposes to cover wastes in ships being sent for scrap.

exacerbated by EU regulations for accelerated phasing out single hull tankers ASIA NEW CONSTRUCTION COURSE LLOYD’S REGISTER FOR INTERNAL USE ONLY 4 .Green Passport Background and Regulations Industry initiated development of guidelines for inventory of hazardous materials onboard ships Fed into IMO discussions & resulting IMO Guidelines on Ship Recycling Also developed .ILO Guidelines on safety & health in ship breaking & Basel Convention Environmentally Sound Management of Dismantling of Ships Difficulties of disposing of unwanted tonnage.

962 (23) is not Compulsory.962 (23) Adopted on 5th Dec 2003 Marine Environment Protection Committee MEPC 52 (3) Approved on 9th July 2004 IMO Resolution A. 5 ASIA NEW CONSTRUCTION COURSE LLOYD’S REGISTER FOR INTERNAL USE ONLY .980(24) Adopted on 1st Dec 2005 Amendments to A.Green Passport Background and Regulations IMO Guidelines on Ship Recycling IMO Resolution A.962(23) IMO A.

if not optimized at design stage 6 ASIA NEW CONSTRUCTION COURSE LLOYD’S REGISTER FOR INTERNAL USE ONLY .Green Passport IMO Resolution A.from “the cradle to the grave” The inventory is only one aspect of the whole process. The spirit of the Resolution is to get an environmental friendly ship from the early basic design stage until the demolition at the scrap yard The “environmental performance” cannot be modified during ship’s life. A962(23) set up a guideline on ship recycling….962 (23) The IMO Res.

962 (23) Section 4 – Identification of Hazardous Materials Section 5 – Green Passport Section 5 – Inventory List Section 6 – Procedures for New Ships Section 7 – Procedures for Existing Ships Section 8 – Preparation for Ship Recycling 7 ASIA NEW CONSTRUCTION COURSE LLOYD’S REGISTER FOR INTERNAL USE ONLY .Green Passport IMO Resolution A.

2 Design of ships and ships’ equipment to facilitate recycling and removal of hazardous materials 6.4 Minimization of the use of potentially hazardous substances 6.962 (23) Section 6 – Procedures for New Ships 6.5 Minimization of waste generation ASIA NEW CONSTRUCTION COURSE LLOYD’S REGISTER FOR INTERNAL USE ONLY 8 .3 Preparation of the Green Passport 6.1 Minimization of hazardous substances used in the construction of new ships and their equipment 6.Green Passport IMO Resolution A.

Successive owners of the ship should maintain the accuracy of the Green Passport and incorporate into it all relevant changes Final owner delivering the document. The Inventory List should accompany the ship throughout its operating life. with the ship. to the recycling facility.Green Passport Inventory List The Green Passport for ships is a document providing information with regard to materials known to be potentially hazardous utilized during the construction of the ship. ASIA NEW CONSTRUCTION COURSE LLOYD’S REGISTER FOR INTERNAL USE ONLY 9 .

Stores 10 ASIA NEW CONSTRUCTION COURSE LLOYD’S REGISTER FOR INTERNAL USE ONLY . containing the location and the approximate quantity/volume of each identified material on board the ship. split into the following parts: Part 1 .Potentially hazardous materials in the ship’s structure and equipment Part 2 .Green Passport Inventory List The Inventory List of Potentially Hazardous Materials is an inventory of the materials known to be potentially hazardous.Operationally generated wastes Part 3 .

To contact with their suppliers and the ship’s equipment makers to request all relevant information about the hazardous material used on the equipments and material used during the construction. To supply to Lloyd’s surveyor a comprehensive list of all the materials used on board.Green Passport New Building Responsibilities SHIPYARD To design the vessel minimizing of hazardous substances used during her construction and to facilitate recycling and removal of hazardous materials during ship in service. including quantities and locations. ASIA NEW CONSTRUCTION COURSE LLOYD’S REGISTER FOR INTERNAL USE ONLY 11 .

equipment and stores provided by the Owners before ship delivery. up-to-date and available to the surveyors during the subsequent annual audits 12 ASIA NEW CONSTRUCTION COURSE LLOYD’S REGISTER FOR INTERNAL USE ONLY .Green Passport New Building Responsibilities SHIPOWNERS To compile the list of the materials. To keep the record of the Inventory of potentially hazardous materials within the ship records. including quantities and locations. To supply to Lloyd’s surveyor the list of all the hazardous materials supplied by the Owners for the operation of the vessel.

Green Passport New Building Responsibilities LR Surveyor (Before commencing ) To promote shipbuilders and owners to discuss and agree at earlier stage the list of banned materials to minimize the hazardous materials To Assist the shipbuilders on the compilation of the hazardous material lists.xls GP Working Instructions New Con Final. To agree procedures within the QM/QA shipyard system to control and monitor the hazardous material fitted on board. Manuf-Suppliers Inventory ListRev1.doc 13 ASIA NEW CONSTRUCTION COURSE LLOYD’S REGISTER FOR INTERNAL USE ONLY .

Green Passport New Building Responsibilities LR Surveyor (After Steel cutting) To follow up the agreed procedures and monitor on board the provided equipments and materials. To compile the Inventory List of Potentially Hazardous materials on LR Form using the information provide by the shipbuilder and Owners. To ensure that the shipyards subcontractors are following similar arrangements. ASIA NEW CONSTRUCTION COURSE LLOYD’S REGISTER FOR INTERNAL USE ONLY 14 . To keep records of the monitoring activities and audits for the verification of the equipments and materials provided on board.

The Inventory of Potentially Hazardous Materials (Form 1602) Both documents are issued to the ship together with the rest of delivery documentation. GPZ Green Passport.Green Passport Reporting Procedures On delivery of the vessel: Green Passport certificate (Statement of Compliance) (Form 1661)and. Descriptive Class Notation “Green Passport” has been proposed to the Committee ASIA NEW CONSTRUCTION COURSE LLOYD’S REGISTER FOR INTERNAL USE ONLY 15 . A recommendation is to be made that HQ add the memo.

marketing information and more is available on The Hub. ASIA NEW CONSTRUCTION COURSE LLOYD’S REGISTER FOR INTERNAL USE ONLY . This plus training.Green Passport Further Information 16 HUB Full guidance is available in the dedicated document: Lloyd’s Register’s Guidance for Green Passports. checklists.

962 (23) Questions ASIA NEW CONSTRUCTION COURSE LLOYD’S REGISTER FOR INTERNAL USE ONLY .GREEN PASSPORT IMO A.

on land and in the air – because life matters. ASIA NEW CONSTRUCTION COURSE LLOYD’S REGISTER FOR INTERNAL USE ONLY .18 The Lloyd’s Register Group works to enhance safety and approve assets and systems at sea.