Representative Regulatory Projects

  • Prepared studies evaluating the EEDI Baseline for Tankers, Containers, and LNG Carriers and the influence of design parameters on the EEDI and submitted both to IMO MEPC through IMarEst
  • Reviewed and recommended stability regulations for new Class rules for offshore support vessels
  • Represented Intertanko/Bimco on the External Advisory Group for the IACS Common Structural Rules (CSR) rule harmonization process.
  • Organized an industry forum on marine vessel emission regulations and their potential impact on owners/operators
  • Performed peer review of State of Alaska Aleutian Island Study of the risk of ship casualty
  • Assisted owner with ship and fleet energy efficiency management and fuel consumption measurement
  • Developed Container Securing Guide for Class use
  • Developed integrated methodology for calibrating historical data in order to predict the risk of accidental oil outflow from Aframax tankers as part of the European Union POP&C (Pollution Prevention & Control) project (through our European subsidiary)
  • Prepared the Ballast Water Treatment System Advisory for ABS
  • Prepared the Fuel Switching Advisory for ABS
  • Studied LNG carrier intake and discharge at a proposed terminal in order to determine the environmental impact on local river ecosystem
  • Prepared damage stability calculations for the USCG in support of IMO Rule Harmonization (HARDER Study)
  • Performed bunker oil outflow study for the USCG in support of IMO Regulatory Evaluation
  • Developed software for calculation of oil outflow per new IMO regulations
  • Evaluated Marpol 78 Outflow Regulations for Intertanko
  • Prepared a study and regulatory analysis of the economic impacts of proposed ballast water standards for USCG