UK MRV

Why UK MRV?

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After Brexit on 1 January 2021, the UK MRV became the third CO2 reporting scheme relevant for shipping companies, alongside the EU MRV and IMO DCS regulations. It is applicable to vessels >5000 GT calling at UK ports.

From when must voyages be monitored for UK MRV?

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UK voyages must be reported from the first relevant arrival or departure in 2022.

When must the first UK MRV Emissions Reports be submitted?

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The first UK MRV Emissions Reports will have to be verified by 30 April 2023 for the 2022 data.

What kind of reporting is required for UK MRV?

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Customers simply need to continue monitoring and reporting as they do today. DNV's system will identify the relevant data for UK MRV, EU MRV and IMO DCS, so the submission of one set of log abstract and bunker reports will then cover all three reporting schemes.

Will we need to have a dedicated UK MRV monitoring plan prepared, verified and on board?

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The EU MRV monitoring plan will remain valid for UK MRV, i.e. No separate UK MRV monitoring plan is required. By carrying the EU MRV MP, the vessel will comply with both, the UK MRV and the EU MRV regulations, and, thereby, have the highest flexibility to operate in the UK as well as in the EU.

Is DNV an authorized / accredited verifier for UK MRV?

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The UK authorities are currently considering the UK recognition of EU MRV verification bodies.

Related links

UK MRV – The third CO2 reporting scheme

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