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1 MARPOL Annex VI – IMO Regulations for the prevention of air pollution from ships Requirements for control of emissions from ships - Ozone Depleting Substances Caribbean Ozone Officers, Regional Workshop Organized by the United Nations Environment Programme Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean (UNEP/ROLAC) In collaboration with the Government of the Antigua Barbuda March 1 to 3th 2011

2 MARPOL Annex VI – Regulations for the Prevention of Air Pollution from Ships Entered into force 19 May 2005 Revisions to Annex VI Adopted October 2008 and entered into force 1 July 2010

3 General Provisions Regulations 1 – 11 Application All Ships Does not apply When suffering damage to ship or equipment When saving life at sea When securing safety of ship When suffering damage to ship or equipment When saving life at sea When securing safety of ship Surveys and Certification Subject to Initial, Annual, Intermediate, and Renewal surveys International Air Pollution Prevention (IAPP) Certificate Ships constructed before date of entry into force of Annex VI (non-Parties) Comply no later than 1st drydock but no later than 3 years after entry into force Ships constructed before date of entry into force of Annex VI (non-Parties) Comply no later than 1st drydock but no later than 3 years after entry into force All ships of ≥ 400 gross tonnage Fixed or floating platforms (drilling rigs) Floating craft and submersibles All ships of ≥ 400 gross tonnage Fixed or floating platforms (drilling rigs) Floating craft and submersibles

4 Control of Emissions Regulations Ozone depleting substances (ODS)Reg.12 Nitrogen oxides (NO x )Reg.13 Sulphur oxides and Particulate Matter (SO x )Reg.14 Volatile organic compounds (VOC)Reg.15 Shipboard incinerationReg.16 Reception FacilitiesReg.17 Fuel oil quality and availabilityReg.18

5 MARPOL Annex VI Regulation 12 Ozone-Depleting Substances

6 ODS – Regulation 12 Does not apply to sealed units (reg.12.1) Deliberate emissions prohibited (reg.12.2) Other than Hydrochloroflurocarbon (HCFC) all other ODS banned in new ships from 19 May 2005 (reg ) HCFC banned in new ships from 1 Jan 2020 (reg ) Delivery to reception facilities following removal (reg.12.4 & reg ) Supplement to IAPP lists equipment containing ODS (reg.12.5) Required to complete an ODS record book approved by Administration (reg. 12.6) to include: –Recharge, repair or maintenance of equipment with ODS –Discharge (deliberate or not) of ODS –Discharge of ODS to reception facilities –Supply of ODS to the ship

7 Effects of ODS Regulation 12 Phase out of CFC and HCFC refrigerants Non availability of supplies of older gases Move to alternative refrigerant types –carbon dioxide, ammonia, propane, cyclo- pentane –possible safety considerations, toxicity, flammability Regional requirements may impact on supply of ODS to ship and import/export of ODS

8 Regional Requirements Supply of ODS to ships –European Union (EU) Regulation (EC) No. 1005/2009, 16 September –Resolution MEPC.181(59), entered into force 1 July 2010 –Lloyds Register Revised Annex VI Regulation 12 Guidance Notes –IMO document MEPC 61/4/4, 22 July 2010 –Bahamas Maritime Authority Information Bulletin No. 123 – HCFC Refrigerants, 24 February 2010

9 THANK YOU FOR YOUR ATTENTION


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