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The present Guide was published by Lloyds Register this year. It includes valuable information on the EU Regulations on Ship Recycling and relevant Hong Kong Convention, as well as all requirements that apply to the initial approval for new construction and existing ships plus ones for maintaining the IHM, useful info on how to make the Inventory on board ships, in-service use, numerous common hazards and definitions. Five appendices cover IMO list of hazards for all vessels, newbuildings and new installations, an example inventory of IHM, procedures for service suppliers approval, and suppliers and manufacturers information lists. The aim of the document is to provide necessary guidance on compiling the correct Inventory of Hazardous Materials (that was previously referred to as Green Passport) for submission to LR Class Society for review. The publication will be extended and updated in the future, as the technical knowledge of the subject develops; as a result, further info will be received from various regulatory bodies like IMO and included in this Guide. In general, the Inventory shall comply with the Reg. 5 of the Hong Kong Convention and contain all potentially hazardous materials that are present in a vessel's structure, equipment and systems...