The Merchant Shipping (Monitoring, Reporting and Verification of Carbon Dioxide Emissions) and the Port State Control (Amendment) Regulations 2017. Comes into force 1st October. These Regulations are made to support the operation of Regulation (EU) No. 2015/757 on the monitoring, reporting and verification of carbon dioxide emisions from maritime transport. They also amend Merchant Shipping (Port State Control Regulations) 2011 (SI 2011/2601) to make it a requirement for an inspection under those regulations to include a check that the ship is carrying a document of compliance with the regulations.