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Statutory Documents - IMO Publications and Documents - Resolutions - Marine Environment Protection Committee - Resolution MEPC.312(74) - Guidelines for the Use of Electronic Record Books Under MARPOL - (adopted on 17 May 2019) - The Marine Environment Protection Committee,

The Marine Environment Protection Committee,

RECALLING Article 38(a) of the Convention on the International Maritime Organization concerning the functions of the Marine Environment Protection Committee conferred upon it by international conventions for the prevention and control of marine pollution from ships,

NOTING resolutions MEPC.314(74), MEPC.316(74) and MEPC.317(74), by which it adopted amendments to MARPOL Annexes I, II, V and VI and the Technical Code on Control of Emission of Nitrogen Oxides from Marine Diesel Engines (NOX Technical Code 2008), respectively, to enable the use of electronic record books,

RECOGNIZING the need to develop guidance for the use of electronic record books,

HAVING CONSIDERED, at its seventy-fourth session, the draft Guidelines for the use of electronic record books under MARPOL, prepared by the Sub-Committee on Pollution Prevention and Response, at its fifth session,

1 ADOPTS the Guidelines for the use of electronic record books under MARPOL, the text of which is set out in the annex to this resolution;

2 INVITES Governments to apply the Guidelines as soon as possible, or when the above-mentioned amendments to MARPOL Annexes I, II, V and VI and the NOX Technical Code 2008 enter into force;

3 AGREES to keep the Guidelines under review in light of experience gained.


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