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FAQ - Monitoring, reporting and verification of maritime transport emissions


The following questions and answers are intended to guide shipping professionals in understanding the application of the MRV Maritime Regulation. They do not replace the legislation. For further detail, please consult the updated MRV Maritime Regulation. Please note that interim guidance on the revision of Monitoring Plans for the reporting period 2024 has been released in the form of FAQs.

Latest update: 21 December 2023.


Ships covered by the Monitoring, Reporting and Verification (MRV) Maritime Regulation

Voyages and ports of call

Emissions within ports

Geographical scope

Monitoring, reporting and verification obligations

Monitoring plans

‘Per voyage’ monitoring

Accreditation of verifiers