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29.12.

2000 EN Official Journal of the European Communities C 377/37

Tuesday 14 March 2000

2. Ship-generated waste and cargo residues ***II

A5-0043/2000

European Parliament legislative resolution on the common position adopted by the Council with a
view to adopting a European Parliament and Council directive on port reception facilities for ship-
generated waste and cargo residues (11195/1/1999 ( C5-0251/1999 ( 1998/0249(COD))

(Codecision procedure: second reading)

The European Parliament,

 having regard to the Council common position 11195/1/1999  C5-0251/1999) (1),

 having regard to its position at first reading (2) on the Commission proposal to Parliament and the
Council (COM(1998) 452) (3),

 having regard to the Commission’s amended proposal(COM(1999) 149) (4),

 having regard to Article 251(2) of the EC Treaty,

 having regard to Rule 80 of its Rules of Procedure,

 having regard to the recommendation for second reading of the Committee on Regional Policy, Trans-
port and Tourism (A5-0043/2000),

1. Amends the common position as follows;

2. Instructs its President to forward its position to the Council and Commission.

COUNCIL AMENDMENTS
COMMON POSITION BY PARLIAMENT

(Amendment 1)
Recital 12

(12) The effectiveness of port reception facilities can be (12) The effectiveness of port reception facilities can be
improved by requiring ships to notify their need to use recep- improved by requiring ships to notify their need to use recep-
tion facilities; such notification would also provide information tion facilities; such notification would also provide information
for effectively planned waste management; waste from fishing for effectively planned waste management; waste from fishing
vessels and recreational craft may be handled by the port vessels and recreational craft authorised to carry no more
reception facilities without prior notification; than 12 passengers may be handled by the port reception
facilities without prior notification;

(Amendment 2)
Recital 14a (new)

(14a) Ships producing reduced quantities of ship-gener-
ated waste should be treated more favourably in the cost
recovery systems; common criteria would facilitate the
identification of such ships.

(1) OJ C 10, 13.1.2000, p. 14.
(2) OJ C 150, 28.5.1999, p. 432 and OJ C 54, 25.2.2000, p. 79.
(3) OJ C 271, 31.8.1998, p. 79.
(4) OJ C 148, 28.5.1999, p. 7.
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COUNCIL AMENDMENTS
COMMON POSITION BY PARLIAMENT

(Amendment 3)
Article 3, 2nd paragraph (new)

Member States shall take measures to ensure that ships
which are excluded from the scope of this Directive
under point (a) deliver their ship-generated waste and
cargo residues in a manner consistent, in so far as is rea-
sonable and practicable, with this Directive.

(Amendment 4)
Article 6(1), introduction

1. The master of a ship, other than a fishing vessel or 1. The master of a ship, other than a fishing vessel or
recreational craft, bound for a port located in the Community recreational craft licensed to carry no more than 12 passen-
shall complete truly and accurately the form in Annex II and gers, bound for a port located in the Community shall com-
notify that information to the authority or body designated for plete truly and accurately the form in Annex II and notify that
this purpose by the Member State in which that port is located: information to the authority or body designated for this pur-
pose by the Member State in which that port is located:

(Amendment 5)
Article 7(3a) (new)

3a. Member States may draw up a list of traditional sail-
ing ships (recreational craft) which may be exempted from
the delivery of black and grey water (sewage) on cultural
and historical grounds and on technical grounds (no possi-
bility of installing technical facilities without damaging the
cultural and historical status of the ship).

(Amendment 6)
Article 8(2)(a)

(a) all ships calling at a port of a Member State shall contri- (a) all ships calling at a port of a Member State shall contri-
bute to the costs referred to in paragraph 1, irrespective of bute a significant share, i.e. at least 90 %, of the costs
actual use of the facilities. Arrangements to this effect may referred to in paragraph 1, irrespective of actual use of
include incorporation of the fee in the port dues or a sepa- the facilities. Arrangements to this effect may include
rate standard waste fee. The fees may be differentiated with incorporation of the fee in the port dues or a separate
respect to, inter alia, the category, type and size of the standard waste fee. The fees may be differentiated with
ship; respect to, inter alia, the category, type and size of the
ship;

(Amendment 7)
Article 8(3a) (new)

3a. The variety of cost recovery systems provided for
in paragraph 2 shall not have an adverse effect on the
marine environment, waste flow patterns, or competition
between ports. If they have an adverse effect, the Commi-
ssion shall submit a proposal to amend this Directive.
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COMMON POSITION BY PARLIAMENT

(Amendment 8)
Article 11(2), introduction

2. For inspections concerning ships other than fishing ves- 2. For inspections concerning ships other than fishing ves-
sels and recreational craft: sels and recreational craft licensed to carry no more than
12 passengers:

(Amendment 9)
Article 11(2)(b)

(b) such inspection may be undertaken within the framework (b) such inspection shall be undertaken within the framework
of Directive 95/21/EC, when applicable; of Directive 95/21/EC, when applicable, and the require-
ment set out in that Directive that at least 25 % of in-
dividual ships be inspected shall apply;

(Amendment 10)
Article 11(3)

3. Member States shall establish control procedures, to the 3. Member States shall establish control procedures, to the
extent required, for fishing vessels and recreational craft to extent required, for fishing vessels and recreational craft
ensure compliance with the applicable requirements of this licensed to carry no more than 12 passengers to ensure
Directive. compliance with the applicable requirements of this Directive.

(Amendment 11)
Article 12(1)(ga) (new)

(ga) ensure that ships are not unduly delayed due to
inadequacy of waste reception facilities or of waste
management in ports; if ships are unduly delayed,
they shall receive adequate compensation.

(Amendment 12)
Article 12(3)

3. Member States and the Commission shall cooperate to 3. Member States and the Commission shall cooperate,
establish an appropriate information system to facilitate the together with the ports, to establish an appropriate informa-
identification of ships which have not delivered their ship-gen- tion and monitoring system, covering at least the whole of
erated waste and cargo residues in accordance with this Direc- the Community, to:
tive.

( monitor ships allowed pursuant to Article 9(1) to deli-
ver their waste and cargo residues at a subsequent
port of call,

( improve the identification of ships which have not deliv-
ered their ship-generated waste and cargo residues in
accordance with this Directive, and

( ascertain whether the goals set in Article 1 have been
met.

For the latter, the Commission shall use the data provided
by the system in place for the report it is required to sub-
mit pursuant to Article 17.
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COMMON POSITION BY PARLIAMENT

(Amendment 13)
Article 12(3a) (new)
3a. The Member States and the Commission shall coop-
erate in establishing common criteria for identifying ships
referred to in Article 8(2)(c).

(Amendment 14)
Article 14
1. The Commission shall be assisted by the Committee set up The Commission shall be assisted by a regulatory committee
pursuant to Article 12(1) of Directive 93/75/EEC (4). as referred to in Article 5 of Decision 1999/468/EC, having
regard to Articles 7 and 8 thereof.
2. Where reference is made to this paragraph, the regulatory pro- The period provided for in Article 5(6) of Decision 1999/468/
cedure provided for in Article 5 of Decision 1999/468/EC shall EC shall be three months.
apply, in compliance with the provisions of Article 8 thereof. The Committee shall adopt its rules of procedure.
The period provided for in Article 5(6) of Decision 1999/468/
EC shall be fixed as three months.

(4) OJ L 247, 5.10.1993, p. 19. Directive as last amended by Directive
98/74/EC (OJ L 276, 13.10.1998, p. 7).

(Amendment 15)
Article 16(1), 1st subparagraph
1. Member States shall bring into force the laws, regulations 1. Member States shall bring into force the laws, regulations
and administrative provisions necessary to comply with this and administrative provisions necessary to comply with this
Directive before … (5) and forthwith inform the Commission Directive before … (5) and forthwith inform the Commission
thereof. thereof.

(5) Twenty four months following the date of entry into force of this (5) Eighteen months following the date of entry into force of this
Directive. Directive.

3. Technical roadside inspection of commercial vehicles ***II

A5-0040/2000

European Parliament legislative resolution on the Council common position for adopting a Euro-
pean Parliament and Council directive on the technical roadside inspection of the roadworthiness
of commercial vehicles circulating in the Community (11287/1/1999 ( C5-0323/1999 ( 1998/
0097(COD))

(Codecision procedure: second reading)

The European Parliament,

 having regard to the Council common position (11287/1/1999  C5-0323/1999) (1),

 having regard to its position at first reading (2) on the Commission proposal to Parliament and the
Council (COM(1998) 117) (3),

(1) OJ C 29, 1.2.2000, p. 1.
(2) OJ C 150, 28.5.1999, p. 27 and OJ C 54, 25.2.2000, p. 79.
(3) OJ C 190, 18.6.1998, p. 10.