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  1 The Sub-Committee on Bulk Liquids and Gases, at its thirteenth session (2 to 6 March 2009), recognized the necessity of definitions for the cost effective formula to calculate the cost of the approved method for existing engines in regulation 13.7.5 of the revised MARPOL Annex VI and developed a circular to address the issue.

  2 The Marine Environment Protection Committee, at its fifty-ninth session (13 to 17 July 2009), approved the definition for the cost effective formula developed by the BLG Sub-Committee at its thirteenth session.

  3 Member Governments are invited to bring this circular to the attention of their Administrations, relevant shipping organizations, recognized organizations, shipping companies and other stakeholders concerned and encourage them to take it into account when applying the cost effective formula for the certification of an approved method for existing engines.

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