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How new technology, regulation and changes to shipboard practices could reduce the impact of ballast water discharge on the marine environment | Foster. A (2014)

Download Description This report investigates how new technology, new regulation in the form of the Ballast Water Management Convention and new shipboard practices will reduce the impact on the marine environment caused by ballast water discharge from ships. The impacts on the marine environment caused by ballast discharge, have been catastrophic, especially in places like […]

ISM Code PDF (2015 Edition) International Safety Management Code

Download Description  International Safety Management Code Resolution A.741(18) as amended by MSC.104(73), MSC.179(79), MSC.195(80) and MSC.273(85) PREAMBLE 1   The purpose of this Code is to provide an international standard for the safe management and operation of ships and for pollution prevention. 2   The Assembly adopted resolution A.443(XI), by which it invited all Governments to take […]

MARPOL 2011 Consolidated Edition PDF

Download Description The International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships, 1973 (MARPOL Convention), is concerned with preserving the marine environment through the prevention of pollution by oil and other harmful substances and the minimization of accidental discharge of such substances. Its technical content is laid out in six Annexes, the first five of […]

COLREGS Annex IV Distress Signals

This is the most recent version of the list of distress signals approved by the IMO in COLREGs. The amendment came into force in 2009. ANNEX 4 – Distress Signals 1.  The following signals, used or exhibited either together or separately, indicate distress and need of assistance: (a)     a gun or other explosive signal fired […]

SOLAS Consolidated Edition 2014

Download SOLAS Consolidated edition 2014 Description Consolidated text of the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea, 1974, and its Protocol of 19BB:articles, annexes and certificates Original Publisher IMO

MARPOL Consolidated Edition 2002

Download Description  The International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships, 1973, was adopted by the International Conference on Marine Pollution convened by IMO from 8 October to 2 November 1973. Protocols I (Provisions concerning Reports on Incidents involving Harmful Sub- stances) and II (Arbitration) were adopted at the same Conference. This Convention was […]

SOLAS Supplement December 2013

Download Description SOLAS CONSOLIDATED EDITION 2009 Supplement December 2013 The following amendments to the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) were adopted by resolution MSC.325(90) on 24 May 2012 and enter into force on 1 January 2014. Original Publisher IMO | http://imo.org

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