VANOS S.A. is now trained to support the handling of hazardous material

In view of an increased concern about various environmental issues, the focus on the use of non-hazardous materials in ship design, building and operation is also increasing. Two regulations are presently governing these issues:

• Regulation (EU) No. 1257/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 20 November 2013 on Ship Recycling (EU SRR)
• Hong Kong International Convention for the Safe and Environmentally Sound Recycling of Ships, 2009 SR/CONF/45 (HKC)

VANOS S.A. targeting customers’ continuous support & consulting with regards to the above matters, organized, in cooperation with Lloyd’s Register a training course on:

Inventory of Hazardous Materials

Representatives of the Management as well as company’s Executives, attended the course enhancing their knowledge on the below subjects:

• Regulations & Rules
• IHM Methodology & Compliance
• Hazardous Materials
• Development of the Inventory
• Maintenance and Update of the IHM after certification
• Ship Recycling Process
• PSC Guidelines for Inspection of Ships

Furthermore, our Legal Dpt. is in close contact with our suppliers – manufacturers ensuring that all conforming documents are in place and relevant requirements are met.