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Friday, April 20, 2018

TRIPARTITE AGREEMENTS - PROVISIONAL CATEGORISATION OF LIQUID SUBSTANCES

We are in receipt of IMO Circular MEPC.2/Circ. 6 of 17 December 2000, which gives an update of the lists of products, the pollution category and minimum carriage requirements which have been established through Tripartite Agreements.

This circular is issued in accordance with regulation 3(4) of Annex II of MARPOL 73/78 and sub-paragraph 2A.1.8 of its unified interpretation, replacing all previously issued circulars under this title.

Annexes 1 to 4 provide lists of noxious liquid substances (NLS) with associated categories and minimum carriage requirements which have been established through Tripartite Agreements and registered with the Secretariat in accordance with the regulation and unified interpretation referred to above.

Annexes 5 to 11 are intended to facilitate the reporting of Tripartite Agreements and the interpretation of abbreviations used in annexes 1 to 4.

         

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1List 1: Pure or technically pure substances
2List 2: Pollutant only mixtures classified by calculation or  assessed as a mixture
3List 3: Trade-named substances with safety hazards
4List 4: Pollutant only mixtures with >3% unassessed   components
5Country abbreviations (Part 1: Code/Country; Part 2:  Country/Code
6Oil-like substances
7Substances not shipped in pure form but as components in mixtures
8Tripartite contact addresses
9Manufacturers authorized to conduct pollutant-only assessments by calculation
10Lube-oil additives
11Hydrocarbon families
12Cleaning additives

Please click here to read the full text of the circular (75 pages)