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IMO requirements 2021

20.01.2021

Centre for IMO Affairs informs that from 2021 become effective new requirements adopted by the International Maritime Organization in the scope of ships safety and prevention of marine environment pollution from ships. More »

Christmas meeting of people of the see with PRS participation

05.01.2021

On January 3, 2021 a traditional Christmas meeting for people of the sea and their families was held in the Redemptorist Church in Gdynia. Such meetings are organized annually by The Apostleship of the Sea. More »

85 years of the Polish Register of Shipping

04.01.2021

We are proud and happy to start the jubilee year of our activity! For 85 years we have been combining the experience we have gained with great passion, effectively implementing our mission. Conducting business  for the public interest, we ens... More »

Entry into force of new IMO requirements – NOX TIER III ON THE BALTIC SEA NOX EMISSION CONTROL AREA

18.12.2020

On 01.01.2021 will enter into a force amended regulation 13 of MARPOL Annex VI. More »

Iconic PRS calendars will do good

09.12.2020

To meet the wave of inquiries about the possibility of buying our "famous sailing calendars" - we are delighted  to inform you that from 11.12.2020 they will be available for purchase in our publishing department. More »

Participation of PRS employees in the MARTECH 2020 Conference

08.12.2020

In the Polish Register of Shipping (PRS), internal research works are performed, aimed among the others at the development of the strength calculation algorithms More »

AMENDMENTS TO ANNEX II TO THE MARPOL CONVENTION AND THE IBC/BCH CODE

24.11.2020

We have prepared the information on amendments to AnnexX II to the MARPOL Convention and the IBC/BCH CODE - transport of substances that are persistent floaters on chemical tanker/oil tankers that will enter in force on 1st January 2021. More »

PRS issues certificates for ships in electronic versions

24.11.2020

We are pleased to announce that Polish Register of Shipping (PRS) starts issuing electronic documents for ships classified by our society. In the first step a new service will cover certificates for sea-going vessels a... More »

PRS chosen by Bursan for MED Wheelmark Certificate dedicated to Marine Sector

23.11.2020

We are honored that Bursan, the biggest manufacturer of seamless steel high pressure cylinders in Turkey, has chosen PRS, the international certification institution, as its  Marine Equipment Directive (MED) certi... More »

Approval of protocols for safe ship crew changes during the COVID-19 pandemic and other related issues

19.11.2020

The article attached below describes actions taken by the Maritime Safety Committee during its 102nd session related to the crew change crisis caused by Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. More »

Electronic record books - an alternative to paper versions

17.11.2020

PRS would like to inform that, in view of IMO amendments to MARPOL Annexes I, II, V, VI and the NOx Technical Code, 2008, from 1 October 2020 electronic record books (eRBs) may be used  in lieu of hard copy books.... More »

Inventory of Hazardous Materials (IHM) under control – PRS IHM App.

16.11.2020

PRS reminds that on December 31, 2020, another part of the Regulation (EU) No. 1257/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council of November 20, 2013 on ship recycling enters into force. It requires ships of the... More »

List of protective masks with PRS certificates

03.11.2020

PRS as a notified body in the European Commission has among others the competence for certification of personal protective equipment (PPE). Many of PPE, mainly masks offered on the markets of many countries, do not comply with relevant standards,... More »

PRS informs about new rules for issuing full-term documents

12.10.2020

As of 2020-11-01, Polish Register of Shipping will change the rules for issuing full-term documents by PRS field surveyors More »

50 years ago PRS was admitted to IACS

02.10.2020

On 1 October 1970 Polski Rejestr Statków became a member of International Association of Classification Societies (IACS) which was established in September 1968. PRS admission was based on the reputation resulting from quality of classed fl... More »