Sea Pollution Fines 2018 - Turkey

The UK P&I Club have received the following circular from Omur Marine, regarding updated sea pollution fines in Turkey for 2018.

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We would like to inform you that pursuant to the latest Notice no 2018/1 released by the Ministry of Environment and Urbanization, the level of applicable sea pollution fines scale is updated for the year of 2018. Accordingly, the fines are imposed as per the following rates under the article 20 of the Turkish Environment Law no 2872.

  • For pollution caused by tankers discharging petroleum and petroleum derivatives (such as crude oil, fuel products, bilge, sludge, slop, refined product, greasy waste materials etc…): i) For vessels less than 1000 GT / 97.20.-TL per GT; ii) for vessels between 1000 GT – 5000 GT / in addition to above fine amount 24.24.-TL per GT; iii) for vessels more than 5000 GT / in addition to above fine amounts 2.32.-TL per GT.
  • For pollution caused by tankers discharging dirty ballast : i) For vessels less than 1000 GT / 72.88.-TL per GT; ii) for vessels between 1000 GT – 5000 GT / in addition to above fine amount 14.54.-TL per GT; iii) for vessels more than 5000 GT / in addition to above fine amounts 2.32.-TL per GT.
  • For pollution caused by ships and other naval vessels discharging petroleum derivatives (such as bilge, sludge, slop, fuel products, greasy waste materials etc…) or dirty ballast: i) For vessels less than 1000 GT / 48.58.-TL per GT; ii) for vessels between 1000 GT – 5000 GT / in addition to above fine amount 9.67.-TL per GT; iii) for vessels more than 5000 GT / in addition to above fine amounts 2.32.-TL per GT.
  • For pollution caused by tankers, ships and other naval vessels discharging solid waste or domestic wastewater: i) For vessels less than 1000 GT / 24.24.-TL per GT; ii) For vessels between 1000 GT – 5000 GT / additional to above fine amount 4.78.-TL per GT; iii) For vessels more than 5000 GT / additional to above fine amounts 0.90.-TL per GT.

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Date09/01/2018