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Q. What are the requirements of MARPOL Annex VI regarding a VOC management plan? A. Under Regulations 15.6 of Annex Vi a tanker carrying crude oil must have on board and implement a VOC management plan approved by the flag state administration. The plan must be prepared taking IMO guidelines into account.   Read More: […]

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STCW Code | Part A

PART A – MANDATORY STANDARDS REGARDING PROVISIONS OF THE ANNEX TO THE STCW CONVENTION CHAPTER II – Standards Regarding The Master &Deck Department SECTION A-II-1 [Applicable from 01-Jan-2012]   Standard of competence 1. Every candidate for certification shall: 1. be required to demonstrate the competence to undertake, at the operational level, the tasks, duties and […]

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C-180 [Seafarers’ Hours of Work and the Manning of Ships]

ARTICLE 11   1. Every ship to which this Convention applies shall be sufficiently, safely and efficiently manned, in accordance with the minimum safe manning document or an equivalent issued by the competent authority. 2. When determining, approving or revising manning levels, the competent authority shall take into account: a. the need to avoid or […]

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On-scene Coordinator and Aircraft Coordinator

When two or more SAR facilities are working together on the same mission, it is usually advantageous if one person is assigned to coordinate the activities of all participating facilities. The SMC designates this OSC, who may be the person in charge of an SRU, ship, or aircraft participating in a search, or someone at […]

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Refrigerated Container

The container sector of the industry is exploring ways to carry increased numbers of reefer units below decks. However, such increase would generate increased temperatures into the cargo space areas. An effective ventilation system would probably aim to retain the hold temperature as close as possible to the outside air temperature or a predetermined temperature […]

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Q. What records are required by MARPOL Annex VI relation to low-sulphur fuel oils? A. Regulation 6 of MARPOL Annex VI requires that the volume of low-sulphur fuel oils in each tank as well as the date, time, and position of the ship when any fuel-oil-change-over operation is completed prior to the entry into an […]

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Q. What are ozone depleting substances (ODSs)? A. Substances that cause deterioration of the Earth’s protective ozone layer, which is located in the stratosphere and shields the earth from ultra-violet radiation. ODSs are defined in the Montreal protocol on substances that deplete the Ozone layer 1987, which was designed to reduce the production and consumption […]

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UNCLOS

PART VI | CONTINENTAL SHELF ARTICLE 77 | RIGHTS OF THE COASTAL STATE OVER THE CONTINENTAL SHELF 1. The coastal State exercises over the continental shelf sovereign rights for the purpose of exploring it and exploiting its natural resources. 2. The rights referred to in paragraph 1 are exclusive in the sense that if the […]

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ISM CODE

PART B | CERTIFICATION & VERIFICATION 14 INTERIM CERTIFICATION [In force from 01-July-1998] 14.1 An Interim Document of Compliance may be issued to facilitate initial implementation of this Code when: 1. a Company is newly established; or 2. new ship types are to be added to an existing Document of Compliance, Following verification that the […]

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STCW Convention

CHAPTER 1 – General Provisions Regulation I/9 – Medical Standards [Applicable from 01-Jan-2012]   1. Each Party shall establish standards of medical fitness for seafarers and procedures for the issue of a medical certificate in accordance with the provisions of this regulation and of section A-I/9 of the STCW Code. 2. Each Party shall ensure […]

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