Cybutryne To Be Included In Inventory Of Hazardous Materials

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IMO has updated its Guidelines for the Development of the Inventory of Hazardous Materials (IHM), published as Resolution MEPC.379(80).

According to Lloyd’s Register, the resolution applies “as soon as possible, or at the latest when the Hong Kong Convention enters into force ”. 

The MD must follow the format given in Appendix 6 of Resolution MEPC.379(80).

Requirements for shipowners, as presented by Lloyd’s Register:

For new ships (built on or after 1 January 2023), shipbuilders and shipowners should ensure that any anti-fouling system containing cybutryne is not applied to the ship, as per Resolution MEPC.331(76). See Class News 04/2022 for details.

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Source: Safety4sea