MARPOL (International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships) | Notes | Guide

 It was a long cherished dream to make a guide for MARPOL. Even though it is not  that easy to make it simple,  here begins a humble attempt to create a  simple MARPOL guide in the purview  of Marine exams in  a down to earth , lucid and  understandable language with  bullet points.

As it is impossible to answer all questions at a time it is done on timely basis. please comment below or contact on, once you find any important area, missed out.  Also contact us, if you wish to answer any of the questions listed.

Annex 1: Regulation for the prevention of pollution by oil & oily water
Special area under annex 1 
IOPP Certificate, Validity & Content 
> Oil record book part 2 
> Regulation for oil filtering equipment
> Standard discharge connection for bilge/sludge flange 

Annex 2: Regulation for control of pollution by noxious liquid substances in bulk
Regulation for Discharge of noxious liquid substance
Special area under annex 2

Annex 3: Regulation For prevention of pollution by harmful substances carried by sea in packaged form
> IMDG code (Imp)
Special area under annex 3

Annex 4: Regulation For pollution by sewage from ships

Regulation for the discharge of sewage
Regulation for sewage holding tanks
Standard discharge connection for sewage flange
Special area under annex 4

Annex 5: Regulation For pollution by garbage from ships

> Garbage discharge regulations
> Garbage management plan 
> Garbage record book
Special Area under annex 5

Annex 6: Regulation For prevention of air pollution from ships

> Regulation for NOx emission and method of regulating NOx emission
> NOx technical file
> Regulation for SOx emission and method of regulating SOx emission
> Energy Efficient Design Index (EEDI)
> Regulation for incineration
Special areas under annex 6

Annex 7:    International conventions for preventing pollution from ships by ballast water.

New proposed MARPOL  annexes are

> Annex VIII-  Regulation for prevention of pollution by antifouling paints from ships.

> Annex IX-     Regulation for prevention of pollution by noise from the Ship.

> Annex X-       Regulation for the prevention of pollution by vibration of the ship.

Certificates carried onboard ships

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