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Superseded by Resolution MEPC.282(70)

 This document has been superseded by Resolution MEPC.282(70). See Rulefinder 9.27 for the content of this document.

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

 RECALLING ALSO that, at its sixty-second session, the Committee adopted, by resolution MEPC.203(62), amendments to the Annex of the Protocol of 1997 to amend the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships, 1973, as modified by the Protocol of 1978 relating thereto (inclusion of regulations on energy efficiency for ships in MARPOL Annex VI),

 NOTING the amendments to MARPOL Annex VI adopted at its sixty-second session by inclusion of a new chapter 4 for regulations on energy efficiency for ships, are expected to enter into force on 1 January 2013 upon their acceptance on 1 July 2012,

 NOTING ALSO that regulation 22 of MARPOL Annex VI, as amended, requires each ship to keep on board a ship specific Ship Energy Efficiency Management Plan taking into account guidelines developed by the Organization,

 RECOGNIZING that the amendments to MARPOL Annex VI requires the adoption of relevant guidelines for smooth and uniform implementation of the regulations and to provide sufficient lead time for industry to prepare,

 HAVING CONSIDERED, at its sixty-third session, the draft 2012 Guidelines for the development of a Ship Energy Efficiency Management Plan (SEEMP),

  1 ADOPTS the 2012 Guidelines for the development of a Ship Energy Efficiency Management Plan (SEEMP), as set out at annex to the present resolution;

  2 INVITES Administrations to take the annexed Guidelines into account when developing and enacting national laws which give force to and implement provisions set forth in regulation 22 of MARPOL Annex VI, as amended;

  3 REQUESTS the Parties to MARPOL Annex VI and other Member Governments to bring the annexed Guidelines related to the Ship Energy Efficiency Management Plan (SEEMP) to the attention of masters, seafarers, shipowners, ship operators and any other interested groups;

  4 AGREES to keep these Guidelines under review in light of the experience gained; and

  5 REVOKES the Guidance circulated by MEPC.1/Circ.683, as from this date.


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