The Hong Kong Shipowners Association Afternoon Seminar “Hazardous Materials Control Regulations and Approach for Newbuilding and Existing Ships”
by Mr John Francis Chillingworth, Senior Vice President, CTI Marine Service
Mr Ren Di, Director of Marine Department Centre Testing International (CTI),Shanghai
Date :Thursday, 16th January 2014 Time :4.30pm to 5.30pm, Tea/coffee from 4.00pm
Place :United Conference Centre, 10/F United Centre, 95 Queensway, Hong Kong
Since 2009, series of new requirements regarding hazardous materials control have been adopted under IMO conventions and circulars. Take asbestos as the example, it has been regulated by three international regulations, namely SOLAS, Hong Kong Ship Recycling Convention, and EU Ship Recycling Regulation. It has been becoming the new topic for the whole industry regarding how to control the hazardous materials during the whole life-circle of the ship, from newbuilding, existing to the end of life.
This presentation will discuss:
- Where do those hazardous materials exist? How to make the investigation?
- What measures will Port State Control adopt if found any prohibited hazardous materials onboard?
- How to rectify if prohibited hazardous materials are found on board.
- How to control the prohibited or restricted hazardous materials during shipbuilding/ship repairing/ship in operation process.
- The hazardous materials investigation data from newbuilding and repairing industry in China.
CTI will share statistics analysis result of more than 100 hazardous material investigation projects. Further more, CTI will share the detailed understanding regarding EU ship recycling regulation and explain the compliance cost and legal risk from the points of newbuilding shipyards, ship owners and ship recycling facilities. Series of compliance advices will also be provided.
CTI is a leading independent technical organization specializing in lab testing, inspection, certification, and consulting area for virtually all industries. CTI Marine Service aims at providing leading-edge technical practice and conformity assessment in maritime industry.