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For a list of IMO Documents on this subject please contact MaritimeKnowledgeCentre@imo.asp?topic_id=11 2.please contact MaritimeKnowledgeCentre@imo.imo.imo.org/Newsroom/mainframe. http://www.org (Please note that the IRDs were last updated in November/December 2007) IMO DOCUMENTS Notices: 1. The IRDs changed the contents in 2008 therefore if you wish to receive an archive copy where you can find a full list of IMO Documents on the subject.org/dynamic/mainframe.org/Environment/mainframe.asp?topic_id=155#timetable 5 April 2005 – Single Hull Phase Out .org/InfoResource/mainframe. Maritime Knowledge Centre Catalogues online.org/Environment/mainframe. Please note that only Resolutions.asp?topic_id=5 2.org/Newsroom/mainframe. please refer to the IMO website http://www.imo.IMO MATERIAL ON THE WEBSITE SeaLibrary Online.org/Safety/mainframe. Circular Letters.asp?topic_id=1047 Single -hull oil tanker phase-out .imo.asp?topic_id=155#double IMO News Magazine Notices: 1.org/dynamic/mainframe.imo.imo.FAQ http://www.asp?topic_id=1046 Condition Assessment Scheme (CAS) http://www.org 2.org (Please note that the IRDs were last updated in November/December 2007) The Documents listed below are from 2001 meetings onwards.Single -hull phase-out timetable http://www.implementation of MARPOL Annex I regulations 13G and 13H http://www. The IRDs changed the contents in 2008 therefore if you wish to receive an archive copy where you can find a full list of articles in the IMO News Magazine on the subject with links to the IMO Website . For a list of Press Briefings on this subject. please refer to the IMO website http://www. Conferences and Final Reports of the meeting sessions are listed below. please contact MaritimeKnowledgeCentre@imo. 3 . For a list of articles in the IMO News Magazines on this subject. The IRDs changed the contents in 2008 therefore if you wish to receive an archive copy where you can find a full list of Press Briefings on the subject with links to the IMO Website .asp?topic_id=155#cas Double hulls http://www.asp?topic_id=827 Tanker safety – preventing accidental pollution .imo.imo. Circulars.org (Please note that the IRDs were last updated in November/December 2007) Briefings Notices: 1. please contact: MaritimeKnowledgeCentre@imo.

asp/doc_id=2109/386.asp/doc_id=2755/402.pdf Early and effective application of the amendments to Annex I of Marpol 73/78 (revised regulation 13G and new regulation 13H) http://www.113(50) 04/12/2003) MEPC.imo.pdf Electronic database for the implementation of the Condition Assessment Scheme (CAS) http://www.413 18/03/2004 Compliance with Marpol 73/78 Annex I in the Red Sea.imo.asp/doc_id=3505/412.RESOLUTIONS A.pdf Prohibition of entry into Spanish ports. 1973. Communication from Eritrea http://www.asp/doc_id=3629/413.org/includes/blastData.395 02/07/2002 MEPC/Circ.org/includes/blastData.asp/doc_id=2144/394.pdf Equivalent arrangements under Annex I of Marpol 73/78. (Amendments to regulation 13G.org/includes/blastData.744(18) 23/11/1993 MEPC.imo. Adopted on 4 November 1993 Amendments to the Condition Assessment Scheme Amendments to the Annex of the Protocol of 1978 relating to the International Convention for the prevention of pollution from ships. Notification by the Administration of Norway http://www.112(50) 04/12/2003 MEPC.org/includes/blastData.asp/doc_id=2230/395.imo. addition of new regulation 13H and consequential amendments to the IOPP Certificate of Annex I of Marpol 73/78) Amendments to the Condition Assessment Scheme Ship recycling for the smooth implementation of the amendments to Annex I of Marpol 73/78 Early and effective application of the amendments to Annex I of Marpol 73/78 (Revised regulation 13G and new regulation 13H) MEPC.org/includes/blastData.imo.imo.org/includes/blastData.asp/doc_id=3544/412-REV1.imo.org/includes/blastData. Communication from Australia.1 04/03/2004 MEPC/Circ.386 12/12/2001 MEPC/Circ.111(50) 04/12/2003 Guidelines on the enhanced programme of inspections during surveys of bulk carriers and oil tankers. http://www.412 17/02/2004 MEPC/Circ.99(48) 11/10/2002 MEPC.402 15/01/2003 MEPC/Circ.114(50) 04/12/2003 CIRCULARS MEPC/Circ. terminals or anchorages areas of single -hull oil tankers carrying heavy oils : Communication from Spain http://www.412/ Rev.394 14/05/2002 MEPC/Circ.pdf Implementation of the revised regulation 13(G) of Annex I of Marpol 73/78.pdf Early and effective application of the amendments to Annex I of Marpol 73/78 (revised regulation 13G and new regulation 13H) Communication from Spain http://www.pdf 4 .

430 03/03/2005 Exemptions granted under Regulation 2(4) of Annex I of Marpol 73/78. Communication received from the Administration of Mexico http://www.pdf Implementation of the revised regulation 13G and regulation 13H of Marpol Annex I.440 05/04/2005 MEPC/Circ.pdf Implementation of the revised regulation 13G and regulation 13H of Marpol Annex I. Communication received from the Administration of Hong Kong http://www.imo.imo.442 08/04/2005 MEPC/Circ.org/includes/blastData.imo.org/includes/blastData.pdf Implementation of the revised regulation 13G and regulation 13H of Marpol Annex I : Communication received from the Administration of Australia http://www. Communication from the Administration of Barbados http://www.445 27/04/2005 5 .pdf Implementation of the revised Regulation 13G and Regulation 13H of Marpol Annex I.pdf Implementation of the revised regulation 13G and regulation 13H of Marpol Annex I.org/includes/blastData.asp/doc_id=4865/440.imo.asp/doc_id=3630/414.asp?topic_id=1049 Communication of information under the revised regulation 13G and the new regulation 13H pf Marpol Annex I.asp/doc_id=4950/445. Communication received from the Administration of the Republic of Korea http://www.org/includes/blastData.org/includes/blastData.pdf Implementation of the revised regulation 13G and regulation 13H of Marpol Annex I.org/includes/blastData. Communication received from the Administration of India http://www.org/includes/blastData.434 18/03/2005 MEPC/Circ.org/includes/blastData.imo.imo.pdf MEPC/Circ.431 04/03/2005 MEPC/Circ.pdf Implementation of the revised regulation 13G and regulation 13H of Marpol Annex I.asp/doc_id=4863/438.imo.asp/doc_id=4859/433.imo.428 1/2/2005 MEPC/Circ. Communication received from the Administration of Hong Kong.asp/doc_id=3714/416.441 06/04/2005 MEPC/Circ.asp/doc_id=4949/443.416 03/06/2004 MEPC/Circ.imo. Communication received from the Administration of the Bahamas http://www.asp/doc_id=4860/434.org/Environment/mainframe.pdf Implementation of the revised regulation 13G and regulation 13H of Marpol Annex I.org/includes/blastData.asp/doc_id=4774/431.asp/doc_id=4861/435.pdf Condition Assessment Scheme for category 1 oil tankers http://www.pdf Implementation of the revised regulation 13G and regulatio n 13H of Marpol Annex I.MEPC/Circ. Communication received from the Administration of the People’s Republic of China http://www.pdf Implementation of the revised regulation 13G and regulation 13H of Marpol Annex I.pdf Equivalent arrangements under Annex I of Marpol 73/78.org/includes/blastData. Communication received from the Administration of the United States http://www. Communication received from the Administration of Belize http://www.asp/doc_id=4773/430.asp/doc_id=4947/442.414 10/05/2004 MEPC/Circ.org/Environment/mainframe.asp?topic_id=1048 Implementation plan to prepare United States flagged oil tankers for the entry into force of the revised regulation 13G and Regulation 13H of Marpol Annex I.imo.org/includes/blastData.imo.asp/doc_id=4868/441. Communication received from the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore http://www.433 17/03/2005 MEPC /Circ.435 22/)3/2005 MEPC/Circ/437 30/03/2005 MEPC/Circ.imo.imo.443 13/04/2005 MEPC/Circ.imo. http://www. Communication received from the Administration of Liberia http://www.imo.org/includes/blastData.429 9/2/2005 MEPC/Circ.org/includes/blastData. China http://www.

imo.453 31/05/2005 MEPC/Circ.asp/doc_id=5140/454.pdf Guidelines for port state control officers whilst checking compliance with the condition assessment scheme (CAS) http://www.1.asp/doc_id=5253/479.pdf Implementation of the revised regulation 13G and regulation 13H of Marpol Annex I.org/includes/blastData.455/Rev.org/includes/blastData.476 23/08/2005 MEPC/Circ.asp/doc_id=5213/464.imo.pdf Implementation of the revised regulation 13G and regulation 13H of Marpol Annex I.451 20/05/2005 MEPC/Circ.org/includes/blastData.446 29/04/2005 MEPC/Circ.asp/doc_id=5149/461. Communication received from the Administration of India Implementation of the revised regulation 13G and regulation 13H of Marpol Annex I.asp/doc_id=5108/449.org/includes/blastData.imo. Belgium. France. Finland and Germany http://www. Communication received from the Administration of India http://www.454 06/06/2005 Implementation of the revised regulation 13G and regulation 13H of Marpol Annex I. Luxembourg.1 Implementation of the revised regulation 13G and regulation 13H of Marpol Annex I. Estonia.org/includes/blastData.pdf Implementation of the revised regulation 13G and regulation 13H of Marpol Annex I.449 20/05/2005 MEPC/Circ.imo. Communication received from the Administration of Hungary.org/includes/blastData.pdf MEPC/Circ.pdf Implementation of the revised regulation 13G and regulation 13H of Marpol Annex I.asp/doc_id=5217/468.org/includes/blastData.464 25/07/2005 MEPC/Circ. Communication received from the Administrations of Ireland and Spain http://www.imo.pdf MEPC/Circ. 17/06/2005 Communication received from the Administration of the Marshall Islands http://www.imo.imo.asp/doc_id=4945/446.450 20/05/2005 MEPC/Circ.asp/doc_id=5148/460.MEPC/Circ.pdf Implementation of the revised regulation 13G and regulation 13H of MARPOL Annex I Communications received from the Administrations of Denmark.imo.asp/doc_id=5151/462.asp/doc_id=5251/476.org/includes/blastData.imo. Communication received from the Administration of Barbados http://www. Lithuania.asp/doc_id=5127/451.pdf Implementation on the revised regulation 13G and regulation 13H of Marpol Annex I.460 06/07/2005 MEPC/Circ.462 12/07/2005 Implementation of the revised regulation 13G and regulation 13H of Marpol Annex I.org/includes/blastData.org/includes/blastData. Italy and the Netherlands http://www.org/includes/blastData. Communication received from the Administration of Panama http://www.imo.Rev.imo. Communication received from the Administration of Greece http://www.pdf Implementation of the revised regulation 13G and regulation 13H of MARPOL Annex I Communications received from the Administrations of Portugal http://www.pdf MEPC/Circ. Communication received from the Administration of Cyprus http://www.imo.461 06/07/2005 MEPC/Circ. Communication received from the Administration of Japan http://www.pdf Implementation of the revised regulation 13G and regulation 13H of Marpol Annex I. Communication received from the Administration of Sweden http://www.asp/doc_id=5105/455.imo.479 24/08/2005 6 .org/includes/blastData.pdf Implementation of the revised regulation 13G and regulation 13H of Marpol Annex I.org/includes/blastData.468 26/07/2005 MEPC/Circ.asp/doc_id=5126/450.

asp/doc_id=6050/492. Malta and India http://www.1/Circ.asp/doc_id=5476/488.1/Circ.asp/doc_id=5338/483.imo.pdf Implementation of the Condition Assessment Scheme (CAS).1/Circ.asp/doc_id=5475/487.imo. Communication received from the Administration of India http://www.1/Circ.487 16/11/2005 MEPC.1/Circ.479/Corr. http://www. Communication received from the Administrations of Norway. China.org/includes/blastData.org/includes/blastData.485 26/10/2005 MEPC. Communication received from the Administration of the United Kingdom http://www.489 30/11/2005 MEPC.org/includes/blastData.483 7/10/2005 MEPC.org/includes/blastData.org/includes/blastData. Communication received from the Administrations of Pakistan. and the Mrshall Islands http://www.imo.pdf Implementation of the Condition Assessment Scheme (CAS). Communication received from the Administration of Malaysia http://www.imo.asp/doc_id=5470/484.484 21/10/2005 MEPC/Circ.492 20/12/2005 MEPC.488 21/11/2005 MEPC. Hong Kong.imo.asp/doc_id=5272/482. Communication received from the Administrations of Turkey and Vietnam http://www.asp/doc_id=5267/480. Communication received from the Administration of India http://www.org/includes/blastData.asp/doc_id=5472/486.pdf Implementation of the Condition Assessment Scheme (CAS).asp/doc_id=6033/490.asp/doc_id=6050/492.org/includes/blastData.482 08/09/2005 MEPC.pdf Implementation of the revised regulation 13G and regulation 13H of Marpol Annex I.org/includes/blastData.imo.1/Circ.imo.imo.asp/doc_id=5471/485.imo.481 8/09/2005 MEPC/Circ.486 2/11/2005 MEPC.pdf Implementation of the revised regulation 13G and regulation 13H of Marpol Annex I.imo.pdf Implementation of the revised regulation 13G and regulation 13H of Marpol Annex I.asp/doc_id=5336/479-Corr-1.pdf 7 . India and Sweden http://www.pdf Implementation of the revised regulation 13G and regulation 13H of Marpol Annex I.imo.1 Guidelines for port state control officers whilst checking compliance with the condition 6/10/2005 assessment scheme (CAS) http://www.1/Circ.imo.org/includes/blastData.1/Circ.imo.pdf MEPC/Circ.480 07/09/2005 MEPC. Communication received from the Administration of Latvia http://www.pdf Implementation of the revised regulation 13G and regulation 13H of Marpol Annex I.org/includes/blastData. Communication received from the Administration of India.org/includes/blastData.490 01/12/2005 MEPC.pdf Implementation of the Condition Assessment Scheme (CAS).MEPC/Circ.pdf Implementation of the Condition Assessment Scheme (CAS).asp/doc_id=5477/489.pdf Implementation of the Condition Assessment Scheme (CAS). Communication received from the Administration of Sweden http://www.imo.1/Circ.1/Circ.org/includes/blastData.org/includes/blastData.pdf Implementation of the Condition Assessment Scheme (CAS). Communication received from the Administrations of Malta. Communication received from the Administration of India http://www.org/includes/blastData. Communication received from the Administration of Norway http://www.asp/doc_id=5271/481.492 21/12/2005 Implementation of the revised regulation 13G and regulation 13H of Marpol Annex I.

1/Circ.asp/doc_id=6570/528.pdf Implementation of the Condit ion Assessment Scheme (CAS) Communication received from the administration of Malta http://www. Communication received from the Administration of the United States http://www.org/includes/blastData.org/includes/blastData.org/includes/blastData.pdf Implementation of the revised regulation 13G and regulation 13H of Marpol Annex I.asp/doc_id=6071/495.org/includes/blastData.530 02/08/2006 Implementation of the Condition Assessment Scheme (CAS).pdf Implementation of the revised Regulation 13G and Regulation 13H of Marpol Annex I.imo. Communication received from the Administration of Panama http://www.MEPC.imo.asp/doc_id=7281/527-Rev-1.1/Circ.org/includes/blastData.imo.517 8/05/2006 MEPC. Communication received from the Administration of Panama Implementation of the Condition Assessment Scheme (CAS).1/Circ.pdf Implementation of the revised Regulation 13G and Regulation 13H of Marpol Annex I.asp/doc_id=6393/517.1/Circ.imo. Communication received from the Administration of India http://www.imo.1/Circ. Kitts and Nevis http://www.1/Circ.org/includes/blastData.1/Circ. Communication received from the Administration of India http://www.asp/doc_id=6062/493.asp/doc_id=6070/494.1/Circ. Communication received from the Administration of St.1/Circ.asp/doc_id=6598/529.1/Circ.imo.pdf Implementation of the revised Regulation 13G and Regulation 13H of Marpol Annex I.org/includes/blastData.asp/doc_id=6568/526.imo.528 07/07/2006 MEPC.asp/doc_id=6396/519.pdf Implementation of the Condition Assessment Scheme (CAS). Communication received from the Administration of India http://www.pdf Implementation of the revised Regulation 13G and Regulation 13H of Marpol Annex I.521 07/07/2006 MEPC.500 9/02/2006 MEPC.1/Circ.org/includes/blastData.org/includes/blastData.527 04/10/2006 MEPC.529 21/07/2006 MEPC.pdf Implementation of the Condition Assessment Scheme (CAS). Communication received from the Administration of Malaysia Implementation of the revised Regulation 13G and Regulation 13H of Marpol Annex I.asp/doc_id=6074/496.pdf Implementation of the Condition Assessment Scheme (CAS) Communication received from the administration of the Bahamas.imo.org/includes/blastData.asp/doc_id=6151/502.1/Circ.pdf Implementation of the Condition Assessment Scheme (CAS).imo.493 21/12/2005 MEPC.1/Circ.496 11/01/2006 MEPC. Communication received from the Administration of France http://www.495 9/01/2006 MEPC.imo.519 10/05/2006 MEPC.imo.pdf Implementation of the revised Regulation 13G and Regulation 13H of Marpol Annex I. Communication received from the Administration of the United States http://www.pdf 8 .502 14/02/2006 MEPC. Italy and Denmark http://www.pdf Implementation of the revised regulation 13G and regulation 13H of Marpol Annex I. Communication received from the Administrations of Malta and Norway http://www.imo.494 09/01/2006 MEPC.1/Circ.asp/doc_id=6615/530.526 07/07/2006 MEPC.org/includes/blastData.org/includes/blastData. Communication received from the Administration of India http://www.imo.1/Circ.520 22/05/2006 MEPC.asp/doc_id=6427/520.org/includes/blastData. Communication received from the Administration of the United States http://www.

535 26/09/2006 MEPC. Communication received from the Administration of the United States http://www.1/Circ.org/includes/blastData.pdf Implementation of the Condition Assessment Scheme (CAS). Communication received from the Administration of Brazil. Malta and Vietnam http://www.1/Circ.imo.1/Circ.imo.550 23/11/2006 MEPC.org/includes/blastData.1/Circ. Communication received from the Administration of India http://www.1/Circ. Communication received from the Administration of the Republic of Slovenia http://www.asp/doc_id=7381/549.pdf Implementation of the Condition Assessment Scheme (CAS) Communication received from the Administration of the United States http://www. Communication received from the Administration of Panama Implementation of the Condition Assessment Scheme (CAS).1/Circ.org/includes/blastData. Communication received from the Administration of Brazil http://www. Panama and India http://www.imo.552 29/11/2006 Communication received from the Administration of the United Kingdom on behalf of the Maritime Authority of the Cayman Islands http://www. Communication received from the Administration of the United States http://www.org/includes/blastData.asp/doc_id=7277/537.asp/doc_id=7382/550.1/Circ.1/Circ.asp/doc_id=7275/535.1/Circ.org/includes/blastData.pdf Implementation of the Condition Assessment Scheme (CAS).org/includes/blastData.imo.asp/doc_id=7238/532.imo.imo.1/Circ.asp/doc_id=6622/531.534 21/09/2006 MEPC.org/includes/blastData.org/includes/blastData.536 26/09/2006 MEPC.pdf Implementation of the Condition Assessment Scheme (CAS).532 12/09/2006 MEPC.asp/doc_id=7386/548.pdf Implementation of the Condition Assessment Scheme (CAS) Communication received from the Administration of the United States http://www.asp/doc_id=7288/539.pdf Implementation of the Condition Assessment Scheme (CAS).546 22/11/2006 MEPC.1/Circ.org/includes/blastData. Communication received from the Administration of Malta http://www.pdf Implementation of the revised regulation 13G and regulation 13H of Marpol Annex I.asp/doc_id=7276/536.pdf 9 .asp/doc_id=7339/546.imo.1/Circ. China http://www. Malta.imo.pdf Implementation of the Condition Assessment Scheme (CAS).pdf Implementation of the Condition Assessment Scheme (CAS).547 21/11/2006 MEPC.1/Circ.531 10/08/2006 MEPC.org/includes/blastData.org/includes/blastData.org/includes/blastData.533 19/09/2006 MEPC.549 02/11/2006 MEPC.imo.1/Circ.pdf Implementation of the Condition Assessment Scheme (CAS).pdf Implementation of the Condition Assessment Scheme (CAS). Communication received from the Administrations of Norway.1/Circ.org/includes/blastData.asp/doc_id=6622/531.MEPC.pdf Implementation of the revised regulation 13G and regulation 13H of Marpol Annex I.imo.imo. Communication received from the Administration of Hong Kong.imo.539 19/10/2006 MEPC.pdf Implementation of the Condition Assessment Scheme (CAS) Communication received from the Administration of the Bahamas http://www.asp/doc_id=7385/547.537 26/09/2006 MEPC.548 27/11/2006 MEPC. Bahamas.545 10/11/2006 MEPC. Communication received from the Administration of the United States http://www.asp/doc_id=7265/533. Japan.org/includes/blastData.imo.asp/doc_id=7387/552.imo.

1/Circ.pdf Implementation of the Condition Assessment Scheme (CAS).1/Circ. 561 09/01/2007 MEPC.asp/doc_id=7978/568.imo.pdf Implementation of the Condition Assessment Scheme (CAS).556 05. Communication received from the Administration of the United States http://www.imo.org/includes/blastData.571 18/04/2007 10 .pdf Implementation of Regulation 20 and 21 of the revised MAPROL Annex I – Communication received from the Administration of Ecuador http://www.1/Circ.imo.org/includes/blastData.imo.pdf Implementation of the Condition Assessment Scheme (CAS).org/includes/blastData.org/includes/blastData. Communication received from the Administrations of Bahamas.asp/doc_id=7773/562. Communication received from the Administrations of Hong Kong.asp/doc_id=7737/559. Communic ation received from the Administrations of the Republic of Korea and Hong Kong.imo.imo.asp/doc_id=7734/556.org/includes/blastData. Communication received from the Administrations of Bahamas.asp/doc_id=7903/564.imo.1/Circ.557 08/01/2007 MEPC. Bulgaria and Malta http://www.562 26/01/2007 MEPC.org/includes/blastData.560 15/01/2007 MEPC. Communication received from the Administrations of Bahamas and Malta http://www.imo.pdf Implementation of the Condition Assessment Scheme (CAS). Communication received from the Administrations of the Netherlands http://www.pdf Implementation of the Condition Assessment Scheme (CAS).org/includes/blastData.1/Circ.asp/doc_id=7738/561.553 13/12/2006 MEPC.pdf Implementation of the Condition Assessment Scheme (CAS).asp/doc_id=7808/563.566 13/03/2007 MEPC.1/Circ. Norway and India http://www.pdf Implementation of the Condition Assessment Scheme (CAS). Norway.pdf Implementation of the Condition Assessment Scheme (CAS). Chile.pdf MEPC. Communication received from the Administration of the United States http://www.563 13/02/2007 MEPC. Hong Kong.asp/doc_id=7985/571.asp/doc_id=7971/569.asp/doc_id=7774/557.imo.pdf Implementation of the Condition Assessment Scheme (CAS).asp/doc_id=7432/553.1/ICirc. the United Kingdom.1/Circ.MEPC. China http://www. China.1/Circ.org/includes/blastData.imo.559 09/01/2007 MEPC./Circ.imo.org/includes/blastData.org/includes/blastData.pdf Implementation of the Condition Assessment Scheme (CAS).pdf Implementation of the Condition Assessment Scheme (CAS).imo.imo.1/Circ.01.org/includes/blastData.asp/doc_id=7741/560.1/Circ. Bahamas and Turkey http://www. China.pdf Implementation of the Condition Assessment Scheme (CAS). Communication received from the Administration of the United States http://www. Malta. Communication received from the Administration of the United States http://www. Marshall Islands and Hong Kong.564 15/03/2007 Implementation of the Condition Assessment Scheme (CAS).569 05/04/2007 MEPC.asp/doc_id=7937/566. Brazil.1/Circ.org/includes/blastData.1/Circ.568 10/04/2007 MEPC.2007 MEPC. Communication received from the Administration of the United States http://www. 565 13/03/2007 MEPC. China http://www. Communication received from the Administration of the United States http://www.asp/doc_id=7897/565. Communication received from the Administrations of Vietnam.org/includes/blastData.imo.org/includes/blastData.

as modified by the Protocol of 1978 relating thereto (MARPOL 73/78) / Proposed amendments from Austria. Ireland.pdf Implementation of the Condition Assessment Scheme (CAS). 1973. Portugal.asp/doc_id=8023/575.22 March 2002) Summary Reports: http://www.asp?topic_id=107&doc_id=2676 DE 46/32 Report to the Maritime Safety Committee 11 .asp?topic_id=105&doc_id=1758 BLG 7/15 Report to the Maritime Safety Committee and the Marine Environment Protection Committee SUB-COMMITTEE ON SHIP DESIGN AND EQUIPMENT 45 th Session (18 . 24 – Hull surveys of double hull oil tankers) 46 th Session (10 – 19 March 2003) Summary Reports: http://www.pdf Implementation of the Condition Assessment Scheme (CAS).572 25/04/2007 MEPC . Italy. Amendments to the revised Marpol Annex IV Circ.imo.576 02/05/2007 MEPC.asp?topic_id=107&doc_id=2045 DE 45/27 Report to the Maritime Safety Committee. Denmark.asp?topic_id=105&doc_id=998 BLG 6/16 Report to the Maritime Safety Committee and the Marine Environment Protection Committee 7 th Session – (24 – 28 June 2002) Summary report: http://www.org/includes/blastData.pdf Amendments to Annex I of the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships.1/Circ.org/includes/blastData.org/includes/blastData.asp/doc_id=7989/572.asp/doc_id=8024/576.org/Newsroom/mainframe. Communication received from the Administrations of Hong Kong.org/Newsroom/mainframe. Germany.org/Newsroom/mainframe. (Pg. China http://www. Greece.1/Circ.imo.1/Circ. The Netherlands.pdf Implementation of the Condition Assessment Scheme (CAS). Communication received from the Administrations of Panama and Bahamas http://www.imo.imo.imo.1/Circ.imo. Spain.imo.588 17/07/2007 Circ. 2458 10/04/2003 Implementation of the Condition Assessment Scheme (CAS).575 02/05/2007 MEPC.org/Newsroom/mainframe.asp/doc_id=8384/588.MEPC. Finland. Belgium. Communication received from the Administration of the United States http://www. 2657 01/08/2005 SUB-COMMITTEE ON BULK LIQUIDS AND GASES 6 th Session – (5 -9 February 2001) Summary report: http://www.imo. Communication received from the Administrations of India and Greece http://www. Letter No.Letter No. Sweden and UK Amendments to the revised Marpol Annex I.org/includes/blastData. Luxembourg.

imo.95(46) adopted on 27 April 2001.org/Newsroom/mainframe.org/Newsroom/mainframe.org/Newsroom/mainframe.47 th Session (1-5 March 2004) Summary Reports: http://www. 1973. 50 th Session (5-9 March 2007) Summary Reports: http://www.imo.asp?topic_id=107&doc_id=7524 DE 50/27 Report to the Maritime Safety Committee.org/Newsroom/mainframe.org/Newsroom/mainframe.imo.imo.imo.2 February 2001 MEPC/CAS/5 Report of the Intersessional Working Group to the Marine Environment Protection Committee MARINE ENVIRONMENT PROTECTION COMMITTEE 46 th Session (23 – 27 April 2001) Summary Reports: http://www. 51st Session (18-22 February 2008) Summary Reports: http://www.asp?topic_id=107&doc_id=8044 52 nd Session (16-20 March 2009) MEPC INTERSESSIONAL WORKING GROUP ON CONDITION ASSESSMENT SCHEME UNDER MARPOL REGULATION 13G 31 January . (Amendments to regulation 13G of Annex I to MARPOL 73/78 and to the Supple ment to the IOPP Certificate) 47 th Session (4 – 8 March 2002) Summary Reports: http://www.asp?topic_id=109&doc_id=774 MEPC 46/23 Report of the Marine Environment Protection Committee on its 46th Session Annex 3 – Resolution MEPC.asp?topic_id=109&doc_id=1753 MEPC 47/20 Report of the Marine Environment Protection Committee on its 47th Session (Section 6) 12 .asp?topic_id=107&doc_id=3350 DE 47/25 Report to the Maritime Safety Committee 48 th Session (21 – 25 February 2005) No documents issued 49 th Session (20 – 24 February 2006) Summary Reports: http://www.asp?topic_id=107&doc_id=6173 DE 49/20 Report to the Maritime Safety Committee.imo.org/Newsroom/mainframe. Amendments to the Annex of the Protocol of 1978 relating to the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution Prevention from Ships.

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addition of new regulation 13H and consequential amendments to the Supplement to the IOPP Certificate of Anne x I to Marpol 73/78) (Resolution MEPC.S. Its technical content is laid out in six Annexes. This consolidated edition includes the texts of the Convention and its Protocols. Certified True Copy signed on 27 April 2004. London. Annexes I to VI. This publication is also available on CD-ROM (Version 3. The International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships. Amendments adopted by resolution MEPC. * Certified true copy is not a sales item 15 . Language(s): E.111(50). Language(s): E.F. Annex VI was adopted by a further Protocol in 1997.S. (IMOI525E). MEPC 112(50). Since their adoption. 2005 (IMO-I530E) Guidelines on the enhanced programme of inspections during surveys on bulk carriers and oil tanker 2008 s. MEPC. 1973.R 2002 Amendments to the Condition Assessment Scheme (Resolution MEPC.111(50)). 2006. by noxious liquid substances in bulk. IMO. MEPC. Certified true copy* signed on 25 February 2004.F. was adopted in 1973.112(50)). (IMO-IC520E).95 (46)) (Amendments to regulation 13G of Annex I of Marpol 73/78 and to Supplement to the IOPP Certificate : Certified true copy* signed on 5 March 2002. 1973 (Amendments to regulation 13G. The text includes all amendments in force as of 22 November 2006 and the revised texts of Annexes I and II (adopted in October 2004).132(53) with unified interpretations.131(53)). and prospective amendments to Annexes I and IV.R. Language(s): E.99(48). (Resolution MEPC.R Marpol amendments 2005 edition. (Resolution MEPC.IMO PUBLICATIONS Marpol 73/78 : Consolidated edition. by harmful substances carried by sea in packaged form. which will enter into force on 1 January 2007 2001 amendments to the Annex of the Protocol of 1978 relating to the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships. by sewage from ships and by garbage from ships. Language(s): E. 1973 (Revised Annex I of Marpol 73/78) (Resolution MEPC 117/(52). Edition (IMO-IA265E) The Guidelines became mandatory in 1996.S. MEPC. 2006. Certified true copy signed on 27 April 2004 Language(s): E/F/S/R 2005 Amendments to the Condition Assessment Scheme. the first five of which were adopted by the 1973 Convention and a 1978 Protocol.115(51). the Guidelines have been frequently updated and brought in line with regulatory and technological developments as well as with current practice. is one of the most important international agreements on the subject of marine pollution.R 2004 amendments to the Annex of the Protocol of 1978 relating to the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from ships.99(48). Language(s): E/F/S/R 2003 Amendments to the Condition Assessment Scheme .A. under SOLAS regulation XI/2. 1973 (Resolution MEPC. :Language(s): E/F/S/R 2003 amendments to the Annex of the Protocol of 1978 relating to MARPOL.0) The International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships. in particular with the relevant IACS Unified Requirements. Unified Interpretations agreed with the International Association of Classification Societies.F.F CAS : Condition Assessment Scheme . it covers air pollution from ships. as modified by the Protocol of 1978 relating thereto (better known as MARPOL 73/78).S. These cover pollution of the sea by oil.116(51) and MEPC.F. which requires that bulk carriers and oil tankers be subject to an enhanced programme of inspections in accordance with the Guidelines. Certified True Copy signed on March 6 th. widely known as the MARPOL Convention. Certified True Copy signed on 8 January 2007. Language(s): E.

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20055 United States Tel.com Website: http://www.marisec.: +44 20 7417 8877 Website: http://www. D.nap. Annex I .” Notices 1.article” 2. For a list of articles in the press please refer to the IMO website and SeaLibrary the online catalogue of the Maritime Knowledge Centre using the terms : “double hull. The IRDs changed the contents in 2008 therefore if you wish to receive an archive copy where you can find a full list of articles (Technical and Legal) on the subject.W.edu Oil Companies International Marine Forum (OCIMF) 27 Queen Anne's Gate London SW1H 9BU United Kingdom Tel: +44 20 7654 1200 Fax: + 44 20 7654 1205 E-mail: ocimf@compuserve.com ARTICLES FROM THE PRESS “Please note that the list below only reflects the articles published from 2001 onwards. single hull.International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) Carthusian Court 12 Carthusian Street London EC1M 6EB Tel. please contact: MaritimeKnowledgeCentre@imo. N.ocimf.org (Please note that the IRDs were last updated in November/December 2007) 20 .C.org National Research Council (NRC) 500 Fifth Street. Box 285 Washington.: +1 202 334 3313 Website: http://www.: +44 20 7417 8844 Fax. Marpol. A complete list is available on request.