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Vessel Pollution and Dangerous Chemicals Regulations

Version of section 61 from 2012-03-30 to 2021-03-31:

Marginal note:Tank washing operations

 The tank washing operations referred to in sections 63 and 64 must be carried out

  • (a) in accordance with the requirements of appendix 6 to Annex II to MARPOL; and

  • (b) in such a way that the effluent resulting from the washing

    • (i) is transferred to a reception facility that can receive the effluent in an environmentally safe manner, and

    • (ii) is not discharged.

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