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Directive 2001/96/EC of the European Parliament and of the CouncilShow full title

Directive 2001/96/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 4 December 2001 establishing harmonised requirements and procedures for the safe loading and unloading of bulk carriers (Text with EEA relevance)

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Article 1.Purpose

  3. Article 2.Scope

  4. Article 3.Definitions

  5. Article 4.Requirements in relation to the operational suitability of bulk carriers

  6. Article 5.Requirements in relation to the suitability of terminals

  7. Article 6.Temporary authorisation

  8. Article 7.Responsibilities of masters and terminal representatives

  9. Article 8.Procedures between bulk carriers and terminals

  10. Article 9.Role of the competent authorities

  11. Article 10.Repair of damage incurred during loading or unloading

  12. Article 11.Verification and reporting

  13. Article 12.Evaluation

  14. Article 13.Notification to the IMO

  15. Article 14. Committee procedure

  16. Article 15.Amendment procedure

  17. Article 16.Penalties

  18. Article 17.Implementation and application

  19. Article 18.Entry into force

  20. Article 19.Addressees

    1. ANNEX I

      REQUIREMENTS IN RELATION TO THE OPERATIONAL SUITABILITY OF BULK CARRIERS FOR LOADING AND UNLOADING SOLID BULK CARGOES

      1. Bulk carriers calling in terminals in the Member States for...

      2. They shall be provided with cargo holds and hatch openings...

    2. ANNEX II

      REQUIREMENTS IN RELATION TO THE SUITABILITY OF TERMINALS FOR LOADING AND UNLOADING SOLID BULK CARGOES

      1. 1. Terminals shall only accept bulk carriers for loading or unloading...

      2. 2. Terminal loading and unloading equipment shall be properly certified and...

      3. 3. Terminal personnel shall be trained in all aspects of safe...

      4. 4. Terminal personnel involved in the loading and unloading operations shall...

    3. ANNEX III

      INFORMATION TO BE PROVIDED BY THE MASTER TO THE TERMINAL

      1. 1. The ship's estimated time of arrival off the port as...

      2. 2. At the time of the initial time of arrival advice:...

    4. ANNEX IV

      DUTIES OF THE MASTER PRIOR TO AND DURING LOADING OR UNLOADING OPERATIONS

      1. Prior to and during loading or unloading operations the master...

      2. the loading or unloading of cargo and the discharge or...

    5. ANNEX V

      INFORMATION TO BE PROVIDED BY THE TERMINAL TO THE MASTER

      1. 1. The name of the berth at which loading or unloading...

      2. 2. Characteristics of loading or unloading equipment, including the terminal's nominal...

      3. 3. Features on the berth or jetty the master may need...

      4. 4. Minimum depth of water alongside the berth and in approach...

      5. 5. Water density at the berth.

      6. 6. Maximum distance between the water line and the top of...

      7. 7. Arrangements for gangways and access.

      8. 8. Which side of the ship is to be alongside the...

      9. 9. Maximum allowable speed of approach to the jetty and availability...

      10. 10. The loading sequence for different parcels of cargo, and any...

      11. 11. Any properties of the cargo to be loaded which may...

      12. 12. Advance information on the proposed loading or unloading operations or...

      13. 13. If the terminal's loading or unloading equipment is fixed, or...

      14. 14. Mooring lines required.

      15. 15. Warning of unusual mooring arrangements.

      16. 16. Any restrictions on ballasting or de-ballasting.

      17. 17. Maximum sailing draught permitted by the competent authority.

      18. 18. Any other item related to the terminal requested by the...

    6. ANNEX VI

      DUTIES OF THE TERMINAL REPRESENTATIVE PRIOR TO AND DURING LOADING OR UNLOADING OPERATIONS

      1. Prior to the start of and during loading or unloading...

      2. provide the master with the names and procedures for contacting...

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