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Circular 2014-005 (rev 2): International Convention on Civil Liability for Oil Pollution Damage (CLC) 1992

This Circular is aimed at providing all those involved with the necessary information on the International Convention on Civil Liability for Oil Pollution Damage, 1992 and the position of the Department of Marine Services and Merchant Shipping, with respect to its implementation.

This revision 2 amends annex 2 to include an application form that can be used for multiple applications and for all types of civil liability cover requiring Flag Sate certification. It also incorporates a declaration regarding MLC financial liability cover compliance which has been introduced in preparation for upcoming changes in those requirements from 18 January 2017

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Circular 2013-002(rev 3) International Convention on Civil Liability for Bunker Oil Pollution Damage 2001

This Circular is aimed at providing all those involved with the necessary information on the International Convention on Civil Liability for Bunker Oil Pollution Damage, 2001 and the position of the Department of Marine Services and Merchant Shipping, with respect to its implementation.

This revision 3 amends annex 3 to an application form that can be used for multiple applications and for all types of civil liability cover requiring Flag Sate certification. It also incorporates a declaration regarding MLC financial liability cover compliance which has been introduced in preparation for upcoming changes in those requirements from 18 January 2017.

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Circular 2014-001 MARPOL ANNEX V Update – Garbage

This Circular replaces Circular 2012-005 which highlighted the major changes that took effect to MARPOL Annex V (Garbage) from 1st January 2013 and it contains further outlines of those changes as well as the further ammendments to the guidelines which took place in 2013, and also includes the text of the IMO Guidelines on preparing Garbage Management Plans.

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Circular 2012-008 MARPOL Annex VI Records

This Circular was previously published as  03-003-12. It is reissued without change in the new numbering scheme.  It sets out the 2010 changes to Annex VI of MARPOL and clarifies the recording and record keeping requirements in the Annex as far as fuel changeover records  and Ozone Depleting Substances logs are concerned where the Convention says “as required by the administration”.

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Circular 2012-003 SEEMP and IEEC requirements (Rev 1)

This Circular was previously issued as 03-001-12.  It announces the amended requirements for MARPOL Annex VI and the introduction of the Ships Energy Efficiency Management Plan (SEEMP)  and explains the Antigua and Barbuda policy on this as well as including the text of the IMO guidelines on preparing SEEMPs. The Circular is re-issued in May 2013 with a minor correction to take account of a clarifying interpretation on the timing of SEEMP verifications  issued by the IMO in October 2012.