Through Green Inventory we provide a turnkey IHM / Green Passport solution for shipyards that includes approval and verification services for newbuilds. An increasing number of shipyards are entering into service agreements with Metizoft in this regard.

At Metizoft we have the special competence needed to resolve issues related to IHM, ensuring that the vessels your company builds are in line with regulations.

Photo: Ulstein Group Why should you work with Metizoft?

Green awareness
Be a role model for your industry and use this as a competitive advantage. Inform shipowners who are building vessels without environmental notations about the future IHM requirements, enabling them to implement this on newbuildings to get better IHM documentation and save future costs.
Are you building a vessel with Clean Design, Enviro+, Eco-Protection or other specific environmental notations, then having an IHM is a requirement.
Maintain focus on your core business by outsourcing IHM to Metizoft.
Get access to highly capable and experienced personnel, ranging from HazMat experts to a dedicated QA & QC division.
Metizoft has solid relations to all class societies and we adapt to their reporting requirements.
Project reporting
Receive status reports on your IHM project.
Regulation changes
History has proved that regulations are changing over time. It's important to follow these changes in order to be in line with the latest regulations at all times. Metizoft secures this on behalf of all customers.
Added value for end-customer
Enable your customer to update the IHM through Metizoft. This is a mandatory requirement for the shipowner after the vessel has been delivered from the shipyard.

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The Council today adopted a regulation on ship recycling (PE-CO S 59/13, 15517/13 ADD1 REV1).

Adoption of the legislation follows an agreement reached at the third informal trilogue with the European Parliament on 17 June 2013.

The new regulation aims to prevent, reduce and minimise accidents, injuries and other adverse effects on human health and the environment caused by ship recycling. In addition, it seeks to ensure the proper management of hazardous materials on board ships. It also aims to facilitate the ratification of the Hong Kong Convention.

All new ships must have on board an inventory of hazardous materials (IHM) contained in the ship's structure or fittings, together with details of their location and quantities.

Existing ships shall comply, as far as practicable, with this requirement seven years after the entry into force of this regulation.

The regulation applies not only to ships flying the flag of a member state but also to ships flying the flag of a third country when calling at ports in the EU. Such ships must also have on board an inventory of hazardous materials (IHM).

The regulation provides for the establishment and regular updating of a European list of ship recycling facilities. The list will be published in the Official Journal of the EU and on the Commission's website not later than three years after the entry into force of this regulation. It will contain two sub-lists indicating the ship recycling facilities located in a member state and in a third country.

Within three years of the entry into force of this regulation, the Commission will submit a report on the feasibility of a financial instrument that would facilitate safe and sound ship recycling and, if appropriate, will present a legislative proposal.

Penalties for non-compliance with the regulation will be set by member states.

The regulation will enter into force on the twentieth day following its publication in the Official Journal of the EU. It will apply at the earliest two years, depending on when the maximum output of ship recycling facilities on the European list exceeds 2.5 million light displacement tonnes, or at the latest five years after the entry into force of this regulation.

Metizoft Inngår Kontrakter Med Lokale Verft

16.11.2018 - Metizoft inngår kontrakter med Ulstein Verft, Larsnes Mek. Verksted og Aas Mek. Verksted.

New Contracts With Larsnes Mek. Verksted

03.11.2017 - Metizoft has signed new contracts for five newbuildings with Larsnes Mek. Verksted.

Metizoft Delivers IHM To Hurtigruten

02.01.2017 - Metizoft and Kleven Maritime have signed a new contract for the delivery of IHM and Non-Asbestos to Hurtigruten.

5 New Besiktas Contracts

31.10.2016 - Metizoft has signed 5 new contracts with the turkish shipyard Besiktas.