MSA Rules on the Implementation of the Regime of Agreement for Ship Pollution Response
On 14th September 2012, China MSA issued the "Notice on Circulating the Detailed Rules on the Implementation of the Regime of Agreement for Ship Pollution Response (revised)" with the new"Detailed Rules on the Implementation of the Regime of Agreement for Ship Pollution Response".
A copy of theEnglish translation
and theChinese version
of the newly issued Detailed Rules on the Chinese SPRO requirements is attached herewith. A new MSA spill response contract is contained in Annex 2 towards the end of the Chinese version attached.
We are given to understand that Owners having signed contracts on the IG Standard Agreement wording of 6 December 2011, should not encounter difficulties. However, when their current contracts expire they should renew on a contract form incorporating the new Articles 1 and 2. A revised IG sample agreement wording is being prepared and will be circulated in due time.
Detailed Rules of the Maritime Safety Administration of the People’s Republic of China on the Implementation of the Ship Pollution Cleanup Agreement (34 KB)
Notice on Circulating the Detailed Rules of the Maritime Safety Administration of the People’s Republic of China on the Implementation of the Regime of Agreement for Ship Pollution Response (14 KB)
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