1 Parties undertake, directly or through the Organization
and other international bodies, as appropriate, in respect of the
safe and environmentally sound recycling of ships, to provide support
for those Parties which request technical assistance:
.1 to train personnel;
.2 to ensure the availability of relevant technology,
equipment and facilities;
.3 to initiate joint research and development
.4 to undertake other actions aimed at the effective
implementation of this Convention and of guidelines developed by the
Organization related thereto.
2 Parties undertake to co-operate actively, subject
to their national laws, regulations and policies, in the transfer
of management systems and technology in respect of the safe and environmentally
sound recycling of ships.