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The Merchant Shipping (Prevention of Pollution from Noxious Liquid Substances in Bulk) Regulations 2018

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Marine Pollution Emergency Plan

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30.—(1) An NLS ship of 150 gross tonnage or more must carry on board a Marine Pollution Emergency Plan which is in a form approved by the administration of the Contracting State in which the ship is registered.

(2) The Marine Pollution Emergency Plan must—

(a)be developed in accordance with the relevant Guidelines;

(b)be written in a working language or languages understood by the master and officers on board the ship; and

(c)contain, as a minimum, the information specified in regulation 17.2.1 to 17.2.4 of Annex II.

(3) In the case of an NLS ship to which regulation 37 of Annex I of the Convention(1) also applies, an approved Marine Pollution Emergency Plan may be combined with the approved Shipboard Oil Pollution Emergency Plan required by regulation 33 of the Merchant Shipping (Prevention of Oil Pollution) Regulations 1996(2).

(4) Where paragraph (3) applies the title of the combined plan must be “Shipboard Marine Pollution Emergency Plan”.

(5) In this regulation “the relevant Guidelines” means the Guidelines for the Development of Shipboard Marine Pollution Emergency Plans For Oil and/or Noxious Liquid Substances published by the IMO as Resolution MEPC.85(44)(3), as adopted on 13th March 2000, and includes any amendment or replacement of those Guidelines which is considered by the Secretary of State to be relevant from time to time and which is specified in a Merchant Shipping Notice.

(1)

Regulations for the Prevention of Pollution by Oil.

(2)

S.I. 1996/2154. Regulation 33 is amended by S.I. 2004/303 and S.I. 2004/2110. There are other amendments to the Regulations which are not relevant.

(3)

A copy of the Guidelines may be obtained from the IMO Library.

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