The International Association of Classification Societies (IACS) has issued a new Recommendation Rec 170 New. The document provides recommendations on the term of "heavy load carrier" for the consideration to the application of EEDI/EEXI and CII, associated with the definition in Regulation 2.2.15 of MARPOL Annex VI.
The Recommendation lists the following as eligible to be considered as "heavy load carrier": (Heavy Load) Deck Carriers, Semi-submersible Project Cargo Carriers and Semi-submersible (Heavy load) Deck Carriers, including dock lift ships.
Additionally, Heavy Lift Multi-Purpose ships, Premium Project carriers and Project Cargo Carriers may be considered as “heavy load carrier” subject to endorsement by the Flag Administration.
RELEVANT DOCUMENT (AVAILABLE ONLY TO SUBSCRIBERS):
Rec 170 New The term of "heavy load carrier" for the application of EEDI/EEXI and CII
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