From cradle to grave,Guideship Consulting Services offers a full range of hazardous material related services to ship owners worldwide. We assist ship owners in ensuring vessels are in compliance with regulations such as Inventory of Hazardous Materials (IHM) requirements and provide solutions for sustainable and responsible ship recycling.
Vessels contain substances hazardous to the environment and human health in one form or the other. The hazardous materials are to be Identified and listed in an IHM, previously known as ‘Green Passport’. Effective development of an IHM requires is a structured approach and potentially a concept to control hazardous materials on-board ships if found to be required. This is relevant for achieving compliance with the EU Ship Recycling Regulation and Hong Kong Convention for the Safe and Environmentally Sound Recycling of Ships. By identifying the Hazardous materials on-board, you can ensure the safety of crew members through the vessels working life, you fulfill a legal requirement of EU applicable from end of 2020 (HKC in future when it will enter into force) assure safe handling of the materials at the point of recycling.
The requirements for the IHM differ slightly according to if a vessel is under construction, already in service or due to be recycled
PRIOR TO RECYCLING IHM
WHY DO YOU NEED IT?
WHAT IS THE IHM PROCESS?
- Collection of necessary information and documentation.
- Preparation, on board visual inspection and sampling check.
- Collected samples sent for laboratories analysis.
- IHM prepared by our trained and certified personnel
|Phases||Turn Around Days||Output|
|Plan||1-2||Visual and Sampling Plan|
|Travel To Ship||1|
|Onboard survey||2-4||Visual and Sampling Check Records|
|Travel back From Ship||1|
|Lab analysis||7-10||Laboratory Results|