This Shipboard Marine Pollution Emergency Plan – SMPEP (hereafter referred to as the “Plan”) is written in accordance with the requirements of: Regulation 37 of Annex I; and Regulation 17 of Annex II of the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships, 1973, as modified by the Pro-tocol of 1978 relating thereto and as modified also by IMO Resolution MEPC.78 (43). Therefore, this Plan is a combination of a SOPE Plan and a SMPE Plan for Noxious Liquid Substances. The purpose of the Plan is to provide guidance to the master and officers on board the ship with respect to the steps to be taken when an oil / Nls and/or noxious liquid substance pollution incident has occurred or is likely to occur. The Plan contains all information and operational instructions required by the relevant IMO‘s Guidelines.  The Appendices contain names, telephones, telex numbers, etc., of all contacts referenced in the Plan, as well as other reference material.
 
 
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Shipping News

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IMO is continuing its work to promote a key compensation treaty covering the transport of hazardous and noxious substances by ship – the HNS Convention.

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IMPORTANCE OF POLAR CODE STRESSED AT GREENLAND SUMMIT

Changing climatic conditions are opening up the polar regions to more and more maritime activity.

28 / 08 / 2019

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GERMANY ACCEDES TO SHIP RECYCLING CONVENTION

Germany is the latest country to accede to IMO's treaty for safe and environmentally-sound ship recycling – the Hong Kong Convention.

24 / 07 / 2019

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