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Statutory Documents - IMO Publications and Documents - International Conventions - MARPOL - International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships - Annex II of MARPOL 73/78Regulations for the Control of Pollution by Noxious Liquid Substances in Bulk - Chapter 7 - Prevention of Pollution Arising from an Incident Involving Noxious Liquid Substances - Regulation 17 - Shipboard marine pollution emergency plan for Noxious Liquid Substances

Regulation 17 - Shipboard marine pollution emergency plan for Noxious Liquid Substances

  1 Every ship of 150 gross tonnage and above certified to carry Noxious Liquid Substances in bulk shall carry on board a shipboard marine pollution emergency plan for Noxious Liquid Substances approved by the Administration.

  2 Such a plan shall be based on the Guidelinesfootnote developed by the Organization and written in a working language or languages understood by the master and officers. The plan shall consist at least of:

  • .1 the procedure to be followed by the master or other persons having charge of the ship to report a Noxious Liquid Substances pollution incident, as required in article 8 and Protocol I of the present Convention, based on the Guidelines developed by the Organizationfootnote;

  • .2 the list of authorities or persons to be contacted in the event of a Noxious Liquid Substances pollution incident;

  • .3 a detailed description of the action to be taken immediately by persons on board to reduce or control the discharge of Noxious Liquid Substances following the incident; and

  • .4 the procedures and point of contact on the ship for co-ordinating shipboard action with national and local authorities in combating the pollution.

  3 In the case of ships to which regulation 37 of Annex I of the Convention also applies, such a plan may be combined with the shipboard oil pollution emergency plan required under regulation 37 of Annex I of the Convention. In this case, the title of such a plan shall be “Shipboard marine pollution emergency plan”.


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