Polar Code regulation in Norway

The Norwegian Maritime Authority has issued a consultation paper for the new Polar Code regulations in Norway.

The mandatory Polar Code enters into force 1 January 2017, together with amendments to both SOLAS and MARPOL.

The NMA proposal introduces a new regulation on safety measures for vessels operating in Polar waters and amendments to the environmental safety regulation for vessels and MOUs.

Cefor will review and respond within the consultation deadline 10 July 2016.