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Statutory Documents - IMO Publications and Documents - Resolutions - Marine Environment Protection Committee - Resolution MEPC.64(36) - Guidelines for Approval of Alternative Structural or Operational Arrangements as Called for in Regulation 13G(7) of Annex I of MARPOL 73/78 - (adopted on 4 November 1994) - The Marine Environment Protection Committee

The Marine Environment Protection Committee

 RECALLING Article 38(a) of the Convention of the International Maritime Organization concerning the function of the Committee,

 NOTING resolution MEPC.52(32) by which the Committee adopted new regulations 13F and 13G and related amendments to Annex I of MARPOL 73/78,

 NOTING FURTHER resolution MEPC.52(32) by which the Committee agreed to develop, as a matter of urgency, guidelines for approval of alternative structural or operational arrangements as called for in regulation 13G(7),

 HAVING CONSIDERED, at its thirty-sixth session, the guidelines developed under regulations 13G(7) of Annex I of MARPOL 73/78.

  1. ADOPTS:

  • the Guidelines for Approval of Alternative Structural or Operational Arrangements as called for in regulation 13G(7), the text of which is set out at Annex to this resolution;

  2. INVITES:

  • Governments to give due consideration to the Guidelines, set out in the Annex, when accepting structural or operational arrangements for a tanker as an alternative to the requirements prescribed in paragraph (4) of regulation 13G of Annex I of MARPOL 73/78.


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