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Statutory Documents - IMO Publications and Documents - Resolutions - Assembly - IMO Resolution A.980(24) Amendments to the IMO Guidelines on Ship Recycling (Resolution A.962(23)) (Adopted on 1 December 2005) - The Assembly,

The Assembly,

 RECALLING Article 15(j) of the Convention on the International Maritime Organization concerning the functions of the Assembly in relation to regulations and guidelines concerning maritime safety and the prevention and control of marine pollution from ships and other matters concerning the effect of shipping on the marine environment,

 RECALLING ALSO resolution A.962(23) by which it adopted the IMO Guidelines on Ship Recycling,

 RECALLING FURTHER that, at its twenty-third session, when adopting resolution A.962(23), it requested the Marine Environment Protection Committee to keep this matter under review with a view to further developing the Guidelines in the future,

 RECOGNIZING the need to keep the IMO Guidelines on Ship Recycling updated in the light of experience gained in their implementation,

 HAVING CONSIDERED the recommendations made by the Marine Environment Protection Committee at its fifty-third session:

  1 ADOPTS amendments to the IMO Guidelines on Ship Recycling (resolution A.962(23)), as set out in the annex to the present resolution;

  2 URGES Governments to apply forthwith the IMO Guidelines on Ship Recycling (resolution A.962(23)), as amended by this resolution;

  3 REQUESTS the Marine Environment Protection Committee to keep the IMO Guidelines on Ship Recycling under review and to amend them as necessary in the light of experience gained from their implementation.


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