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Comparision of Hague Visby – Hamburg and Rotterdam Rules.

Hague Rules 1924 Hague-Visby Rules 1968 US COGSA 1936 Hamburg Rules 1978 Rotterdam Rules 2009 Scope of application Bills of Lading issued in a contracting state. a) B/L issued in a contracting stateb) Carriage is from a Port in a contracting statec) Contracts of carriage

Ballast Water Record Book

Requirement Following the entry into force of the BWM Convention on 8 September 2017, all ocean-going vessels are required to record each ballast operations in a BWRB. Appendix II of the BWM Convention (Form of ballast Water Record Book) specifies the type of ballast operations


REGULATIONS FOR THE PREVENTION OF POLLUTION BY HARMFUL SUBSTANCES CARRIED BY SEA IN PACKAGED FORM. Explanation of Annex III       Annex III applies to all ships to which MARPOL applies which carry harmful substances in packaged form. Harmful substances are those identified as marine pollutants in


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