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Maintenance of IHM Part-I


Maintenance of IHM Part-I 

According to the EU (European Union) Ship Recycling Regulation (EU SRR) and the Hong Kong International Convention for The Safe and Environmentally Sound Recycling of Ships (HKC), the IHM Part-I of the vessel shall be maintained throughout the operational life of the vessel. During this process, the IHM Part-I of the vessel should be updated as soon as any hazmat (falling under scope of the regulation) is added to or removed from the vessel which is to be supported by a Material Declaration (MD) and Supplier’s Declaration of Conformity (SDoC) from the supplier or relevant removal report/documents.

Why choose Normec Verifavia?

  1. Revolutionizing IHM Maintenance: Normec Verifavia’s 3-Way Dashboard: Normec Verifavia introduces the world’s first 3-way “Plug and Play” IHM Maintenance Dashboard. Seamlessly integrate it into your procurement system or suppliers’ portal using straightforward APIs. With this innovative dashboard, you ensure efficient and continuous maintenance of your IHM Part 1 Reports. No more gaps, no more delays—just streamlined compliance. 
  2. Seamless Access: Clients, vessels, and authorities can effortlessly check the real-time status of IHM Part-I maintenance and download updated IHM Part-I and IHM Part-I maintenance documents whenever needed. 
  3. Our Maritime Experts: Customer-Centric Pioneers: At Normec Verifavia, our dedicated team of Marine Engineers and Naval Architects stands at the forefront. With a customer-centric approach, they bring vast knowledge and expertise in understanding the intricate operations and concepts of shipping. 

An updated and properly maintained IHM Part-I also ensures hassle free and smooth experience for the vessel and its owner/manager during any PSC inspection or any other inspection by authorities, Class survey, audits, renewal surveys etc. 

The Challenges of Maintenance: 

Tracking changes: Monitoring all onboard equipment, machinery, and coatings for additions, removals, and replacements can be challenging.  

Documentation: Obtaining Material Declarations (MDs) and Supplier’s Declarations of Conformity (SDoCs) for every change can be time-consuming.  

Expertise: Interpreting regulations and ensuring accurate updates requires specific knowledge and experience. 

Normec Verifavia’s “Plug and Play” IHM Maintenance Dashboard 

Normec Verifavia has launched the world’s first 3-way “Plug and Play” IHM Maintenance Dashboard to ensure efficient and continuous maintenance of your IHM Part 1 Reports! 

Our IHM Maintenance Dashboard can be plugged into your procurement system or suppliers’ portal via simple APIs, and played live on Hazinvent-M, the tool we used to conduct your IHM surveys where all your survey records are stored. 

Hazinvent-M has been interfaced with Normec Verifavia’s IHM Maintenance Dashboard to create the world’s first online platform to provide Shipowners, Superintendents & Vessels a live access to the IHM Maintenance status of the vessels always. 

  • Single page system with simple and minimum clicks 
  • Pro-active and continuous automated readiness for PSC Inspections  
  • Saves you from long hours and understanding of Hazardous Materials regulations 
  • Saves you from penalties and potential ban on entering EU ports 
  • Uses world’s biggest in-house team of Hazmat experts with extensive experience dealing with IHM for 2500+ vessels 
  • Team of Marine Engineers & Naval Architects who understand the industry and have experience with PSC, IMO and EMSA rules 
  • Automatic generation of monthly (or ad-hoc) IHM Maintenance reports to demonstrate implementation and compliance with regulations 
  • Software As a Service (SAAS) model validated by Blockchain technology and available on the Cloud! 

Even if we did not prepare your IHM Reports, our IHM Maintenance Dashboard can be plugged into your procurement system or suppliers’ portal via simple APIs, and played live on Hazinvent-M, the tool we use to conduct IHM surveys.

Hazinvent-M interfaced with our IHM Maintenance Dashboard is already used daily by 2500+ ships from 90 shipping companies worldwide, almost 1000 of which did not conduct the IHM surveys with us! 

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With over 1500 IHM surveys and IHM Part 1 maintenance experience for 2500+ vessels,

  1. Appoint a dedicated person (on behalf of ship owner / manager) to support and supervise the maintenance process, by appropriately maintaining & updating IHM Part 1 especially after any repair, conversion, or sale of a ship. 

  2. Ensure that the whole process is conducted according to the requirements of article 5 & article 12 of EU SRR and subsections 4.1.2 to 4.1.4 of the Resolution MEPC.379 (80) 

  3. Screen, evaluate & and review all the Purchase Orders of specific vessel for IHM Part-I scope as specified under regulation and liaising with suppliers for procurement of MD and SDoC. 

  4. Update the IHM Part-I of the vessel whenever any hazmat is added to or removed from the vessel. 

  5. Provide updated IHM Part-I to the client monthly or as and when required. 



Find answers to the most commonly asked questions

Do I need Normec Verifavia to conduct my initial IHM survey?

No, our IHM Maintenance Dashboard can integrate with your existing IHM data, regardless of who conducted the survey. 

What are the costs associated with IHM Part 1 maintenance?

Costs vary depending on your vessel size and complexity. We offer transparent pricing and competitive rates. 

How often is the IHM Part 1 updated?

We recommend monthly updates or as and when changes occur. Our dashboard provides automated updates and reminders.  

What happens if I do not maintain my IHM Part 1?

You risk port detentions, fines, and reputational damage. Maintaining your IHM is crucial for compliance and responsible ship recycling.