The revised MARPOL Annex VI establishes a mandatory scheme for the collection and reporting of fuel oil consumption data for each type of fuel used onboard ships.
Resolution MEPC.278(70) has been adopted, amending MARPOL Annex VI that requires mandatory fuel oil consumption data collection and reporting through a new Regulation 22A. As required by the new Regulation 22A of MARPOL Annex VI:
* From calendar year 2019 (i.e. 01/01/2019 to 31/12/2019), each ship of 5,000 gross tonnage and above shall collect the data in a predefined form, for that and each subsequent calendar year or portion thereof, as appropriate, according to the methodology included in the SEEMP.
* At the end of each calendar year, the ship shall aggregate the data collected in that calendar year or portion thereof, as appropriate.