371 - 07/04 - Oil Pollution Contingency Plan Requirements - Argentina
Shall have Contingency Plan approved by EDP according to annex 18 and 21 issued by PNA.2. Foreign flag vessels which do not call to Argentine waters in regular basis or occasionally:-
Shall have for the time being, updated SOPEP, also stating routes to be followed and volume of cargo carried or to be carried onboard.-
Shall report through the local shipowner´s agent with sufficient timebefore entering Argentine waters the aforementioned and which oil response company has been appointed to act in case of any oil spill.-
These oil response organizations should be locals previously approved by PNA. A detail of these companies (seven up to date) is also attached hereto.-
The local PNA station with jurisdiction in the port where the vessel will call at, shall evaluate here the vessel is complying with the above requirements reporting these facts to EPD.3. Foreign tankers trading in regular basis:- The ship-owner or their local Agents on their behalf shall file with EPD 30 days prior to the arrival of their vessel a Contingency Plan in Spanish language (two copies) following the guidelines of Annex 18 of
Ordinance No. 98/98.
Foreign vessel owners may have their own response companies but, the OSRO shall be previously registered with PNA to render services
within Argentine waters.These regulations are already in force and have been radio by EPD to all Coast Guard Stations so any vessel no complying with above regulations shall not be allowed to enter Argentine Jurisdictional Waters.
In case of any doubt, your members can also contact PNA (Prefectura Naval Argentina) at the following emails:email@example.com
firstname.lastname@example.orgAttn Mr. Luis Alberto ArrozPrefecto MayorJefe Departamento ProteccionAmbiental y Mercancías Peligrosas
Trusting that the aforementioned and the attachments will prove to be self explanatory, we would suggest that all your tanker members are informed accordingly."Source of information : Alberto Trigub
Pandi Liquidadores S.R.L.
Buenos AiresAlberto.email@example.comIf Members need further assistance they should contact the Managers eitherNigel Carden Nigel.firstname.lastname@example.orgDr Chao Wu Chao.email@example.com