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Amendments to the IBC/BCH Code & MARPOL 73/78 Annex II

Amendments to the IBC/BCH Code & MARPOL 73/78 Annex II

Amendments to the IBC/BCH Code & MARPOL 73/78 Annex II which will enter into force on 1 January 2021 (For non-Japanese flag ships)

Amendments to the IBC Code (MSC460(101) / MEPC318(74)), BCH Code (MSC463(101) / MEPC319(74)) and MARPOL 73/78 Annex II (MEPC315(74)) will enter into force on 1 January 2021, and all ships carrying dangerous chemicals and/or noxious liquid substances in bulk need to satisfy the revised requirements prior to the date of entry into force.

Major revisions of MARPOL 73/78 Annex II
- Prewash requirements for persistent floating products
- Revision of the standard format of P&A Manual

Major revisions of IBC Code, BCH Code
- Revision of carriage requirements (Chapter 17 & 18)
- Operational requirements for persistent floating products (Chapter 16)
- Special requirements of Hydrogen sulphide (H2S) detection equipment (Chapter 15)
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Posted: Jan 15, 2020,
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