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REGULATIONS FOR THE CONTROL OF POLLUTION BY NOXIOUS LIQUID SUBSTANCES Chemical tanker : Means a ship constructed  or adapted primarily to carry a cargo of  liquid product in bulk listed in Chapter 17 of the IBC code . NLS Tanker:  Means a ship constructed or


REGULATIONS FOR THE PREVENTION OF POLLUTION BY GARBAGE FROM SHIPS. For the purposes of this Annex: General prohibition on discharge of garbage into the sea Discharge of garbage outside special areas Discharge of garbage within special areas: Exceptions: Regulations  of this Annex shall not apply


REGULATIONS FOR THE PREVENTION OF POLLUTION BY SEWAGE FROM SHIPS. Sewage Means : a)       Drainage and other wastes from any form of toilets, urinals            b)       Drainage from medical premises (dispensary, sick bay, etc.) via wash basins, wash tubs and scuppers located in such premises.


REGULATIONS FOR THE PREVENTION OF POLLUTION BY OIL 1.0       DEFINITIONS : 1     OIL :  means petroleum in any form including crude oil, fuel oil, sludge, oil refuse and refined products.( A list of such oils is given in Marpol annex 1) Note: Animal and Vegetable

Future IMO Amendments

Amendments Entering Into Force on November 1st 2023. Amendments to MARPOL Annex II Appendix I, Guidelines for use in the categorization of Noxious Liquid Substances The amendments include a reassigned column E1 and a sub-categorization of column C3 of the GESAMP Hazard Profile table. Under

Lifting Machinery and Cargo Gear

Construction and Maintenance In any dock, all parts, whether fixed or moveable or every lifting machinery and every chain, ring, hook, shackle, swivel or pulley block used in hoisting or lowering shall be: Of good construction, sound material, adequate strength and free from defects; Properly


Annex II Regulations for the control of pollution by Noxious Liquid Substances in Bulk Details the discharge criteria and measures for the control of pollution by noxious liquid substances carried in bulk The discharge of their residues is allowed only to reception facilities until certain

Traffic Separation Schemes and COLREG

Traffic Separation Schemes ; Avoidance of Collisions Relatively few collisions occur in the open sea. The majority occur in coastal waters, in the approaches to ports, and within ports themselves. This is to be expected given that the risk of collision increases in relation to

oil record book

Oil Record Book Part I

Purpose Every oil tanker of 150 gross tonnage and above Every ship of 400 gross tonnage and above other than an oil tanker Is provided with an Oil Record Book Part I, (ORB) to record oil transfer operation in machinery space as per regulation 17

GMDSS Equipment’s – LSA

Distress is the most serious form of emergency and means that a vessel, aircraft, person or the environment is in grave and imminent danger and requires immediate assistance. A distress signal, also known as a distress call, is an internationally recognized means for obtaining help.