What is the main principle of Annex 2?

MARPOL Annex II – Carriage of noxious liquid substances in bulk. MARPOL Annex II Regulations for the control of pollution by noxious liquid substances in bulk sets out a pollution categorization system for noxious and liquid substances.

What is IBC code?

International Building Code
The International Building Code (IBC) is a model building code developed by the International Code Council (ICC). It has been adopted for use as a base code standard by most jurisdictions in the United States.

What are the annexes of MARPOL 73 78 and explain its regulation?

Annex I: Regulation for the prevention of pollution by oil. Annex II: Regulation for the control of pollution by noxious liquid substances. Annex III: Regulation for the prevention of pollution by harmful substances carried by sea in packaged form. Annex IV: Regulation for the Prevention of pollution by sewage from …

What is IBC Code in MARPOL?

Chemical tankers constructed on or after 1 July 1986 are subject to the International Code for the Construction and Equipment of Ships Carrying Dangerous Chemicals in Bulk (“IBC Code”). The IBC Code provides an international standard for the safe carriage by sea of dangerous and noxious liquid chemicals in bulk.

Why is MARPOL 73 78?

The main objective of what is known as the MARPOL 73/78 Agreement, in force at present, is to achieve the complete elimination of intentional marine environment pollution by hydrocarbons and other harmful substances, and to reduce the accidental discharging of such substances.

When do the changes to MARPOL Annex II and IBC code enter into force?

Amendments to both MARPOL Annex II and the IBC Code adopted earlier this year will enter into force on 1 January 2021. This statutory news discusses the changes, the impacts on our customers and the actions to take. Relevant for owners and managers of chemical tankers and oil tankers as well as for flag states.

What are the new provisions in Marpol 73/78 Annex II?

According to the amendment of MARPOL 73/78 Annex II, for clarifying the subjected persistent floating products, new provision 16.2.7 has been added. As special requirements for the carriage of the following products, new provision 15.15 requiring the installation of Hydrogen sulphide (H2S) detection equipment has been added.

Does MARPOL Annex II impose prewash requirements in Port of unloading?

Amendments to MARPOL Annex II imposing prewash requirements in the port of unloading for certain high-viscosity or low-melting-point persistent floating products have been adopted.

How many chapters are there in Marpol Annex 2?

Marpol Annex II or regulations for the control of pollution by noxious liquid substances in bulk comprises of 8 chapters containing 18 major regulations. Further, it also sets standards for the construction of chemical tankers. The discharge of noxious substance is only allowed to reception facilities ashore and not into the sea.