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Saturday, November 17, 2018

No. 31/2009




MEPC rejects Korea’s post-Hebei Spirit proposal to amend MARPOL Annex 1

Subsequent to   the final Korean Supreme Court's decision on the Hebei Two where the Master and Chief Officer were found guilty inter alia of criminal negligence for the oil spill from the VLCC Hebei Spirit in December 2007, Korea proposed at the IMO the addition of a new paragraph to Regulation 30 of MARPOL Annex I on pumping, piping and discharge arrangements, whereby the connection of an oil...... More



  • 18 August 2009 - Human Element in Shipping Committee, London
  • 11 September 2009 - Executive Committee Meeting - Copenhagen
  • 15 September 2009 - Associate Members Committee, London
  • 24 September 2009 – Bunker Sub-committee, Greece
  • 25-26 September 2009 – ISTEC, Greece
  • 01 October 2009 - Hellenic Mediterranean Panel, Athens
  • 07 October 2009 - North American Panel, Houston
  • 08 October 2009 - CTC & CTSCA, Houston
  • 13-14 October 2009 - Northern European Panel, Brussels
  • 15-16 October 2009 – Latin American Panel, Chile
  • 03 November 2009 – Asian Regional Panel, Hong Kong
  • 11 November 2009 - Council Meeting - London

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