Implementation of the revised MARPOL Annex II and the amended IBC Code

In accordance with the provisions of regulation 4.1.2 of the revised MARPOL Annex II, a communication has been received by the IMO from the Administration of Panama concerning the application of the provisions under the revised MARPOL Annex II. In accordance with this regulation (4.1.2 of the revised MARPOL Annex II) the Administration is obliged to circulate to Parties of the Convention and Member States for their information and appropriate action, if any.


This communication details the extensions/exemptions which have been granted to Panamanian vessels in accordance with Regulation 4.1.3 Annex II MARPOL 73/78 whereby Type-3 ships are allowed to carry those vegetable oils marked with footnote "k" in chapter 17 of the IBC Code which should otherwise be carried by Type-2 ships.


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Contact: Ajay Gour