The Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management has issued the documents regarding Open-Top ships as well as International Convention on Load Lines.
Both documents have been published on November 1st, 2022.
The instruction for Open-Top ships
With this Instruction the Netherlands Shipping Inspectorate (NSI) provides guidance to Recognized Organizations (ROs) to issue exemptions and related certificates to ships which are designed to sail in Open-Top condition in accordance with the Netherlands Equivalent arrangement accepted under article 8 as listed in GISIS with reference no. XQ42482.
Load Line Convention - Decision and Interpretation
With regard to the ICLL, article 3, paragraph (2) and regulation 2, paragraph (5), for a ship to which multiple load lines are assigned, the NSI authorizes the ROs to issue multiple Load Line Certificates.
For more information, please see the links below:
RELEVANT DOCUMENTS (AVAILABLE ONLY TO SUBSCRIBERS):
ItoS - International Convention on Load Lines (ICLL)
Netherlands published two documents regarding the SOLAS Convention
Mar 16, 2023
Netherlands published a statement about the concluded IMSBC agreements
Mar 01, 2023
Netherlands delegates the type approval and issue of Declaration of MARPOL Electronic Record Book
Jan 04, 2023