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Statutory Documents - IMO Publications and Documents - International Codes - INF Code - International Code for the Safe Carriage of Packaged Irradiated Nuclear Fuel, Plutonium and High-Level Radioactive Wastes on Board Ships – Resolution MSC.88(71) - Chapter 10 - Shipboard emergency plan

Chapter 10 - Shipboard emergency plan

  10.1 Every ship carrying INF cargo shall carry on board a shipboard emergency plan.

  10.2 Such a plan shall be approved by the Administration based on the guidelines developed by the Organizationfootnote and written in a working language or languages understood by the master and officers. As a minimum, the plan shall consist of:

  • .1 the procedure to be followed by the master or other persons having charge of the ship to report an incident involving INF cargo, as required by chapter 11 of this Code;

  • .2 the list of authorities or persons to be contacted in the event of an incident involving INF cargo;

  • .3 a detailed description of the action to be taken immediately by persons on board to prevent, reduce or control the release, and mitigate the consequences of the loss, of INF cargo following the incident; and

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

  10.3 If a ship is required to have a shipboard emergency plan by other international instruments, the various plans may be combined into a single plan entitled “Shipboard Marine Emergency Plan”footnote.


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