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IHM Maintenance Implementation for Designated Persons

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Date(s) - 28/09/2023
10:00 am - 5:00 pm


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Tel.: +302104100200
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Part I of the IHM shall be properly maintained and updated throughout the operational life of the ship to reflect any new installations containing hazardous materials (referred to in Annex II of EU SRR) and relevant changes to the structure and equipment of the ship (including items that are removed). If there is no procedure in place for the IHM Part I maintenance, a detailed inspection may be carried out by the relevant authority involved in port State control activities.

This training gives the needed input on how an IHM Maintenance procedure can be established and implemented. This includes outlining what falls into the scope of IHM Part I, and for which purchased items shipowners need to collect information in the form of Material Declarations (MDs) and Supplier Declaration of Conformity (SDoC). The course will train the participants on how to read MD & SDoCs and identify the fields which may need a correction.

Information on how to obtain the MD & SDoCs, as well as knowledge on when and how the IHM is updated will be provided. This would not only include the newly installed items, but existing items which are removed from the vessel.

An IHM certificate shall cease to be valid, if the condition of the ship does not correspond substantially with the particulars of the certificate, for example, where IHM Part I has not been properly maintained and updated to reflect changes in ship structure and equipment. Not having a valid IHM certificate is the only reason to detain a ship; therefore IHM Maintenance is very important for the shipowners/shipmanagers to ensure smooth operations.


This course introduces the requirements of the EU Ship Recycling Regulation (No. 1257/2013) and MEPC 269(68) for the maintenance of the Inventory of Hazardous Materials (IHM) and how designated persons (DP) should establish and supervise a system to ensure the necessary updating of the IHM.

Focus Points

  • Knowledge of relevant legislation
  • Items included in scope of IHM Part I
  • IHM Maintenance procedure & change log
  • Role and responsibility of Designated Persons
  • How to obtain MD & SDoCs
  • How to update the IHM
  • Software solutions for IHM Maintenance


Entry requirements Previous knowledge on IHM Part I and/or HazMat knowledge will be useful

Who should attend Designated persons (DP), Superintendents, purchase officers, supplier

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