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INTERNATIONAL POLLUTION PREVENTION

CERTIFICATE FOR THE CARRIAGE OF

NOXIOUS LIQUID SUBSTANCES IN BULK


Legislation :MARPOL 73/78, ANNEX II.

Application :all ships carrying noxious liquid substances in bulk (MARPOL 73/78, Annex II, Regulation 2, par. (1)).

Duration :maximum 5 years (MARPOL 73/78, Annex II, Regulation 12, par. (1)).


The certificate shall cease to be valid:


in case of significant alterations (MARPOL 73/78, Annex II, Regulation 12, par. (2));

upon transfer of the ship to another State (MARPOL 73/78, Annex II, Regulation 12, par. (3)).

Extension :No extension permitted.

Surveys :an initial survey before the ship is put in service (MARPOL 73/78, Annex II, Regulation 10, par. (1) (a));

periodical survey not exceeding 5 years (MARPOL 73/78, Annex II, Regulation 10, par. (1) (b));

a minimum of one intermediate survey during the period of validity of the certificate (MARPOL 73/78, Annex II, Regulation 10, par. (1) (c));

an annual surveys (MARPOL 73/78, Annex II, Regulation 10, par. (1) (d)).

NOTES

The intermediate and annual surveys shall be endorsed on the certificate (MARPOL 73/78, Annex II, Regulation 10, par. (1) (c) and (d));

When only one intermediate survey is carried out in any one certificate validity period, it shall be held not before six months to, not later than six months after the helf-way date of the certificate's period of validity (MARPOL 73/78, Annex II, Regulation 10, par. (1) (c));

The annual survey shall be held within three months before or after the day and the month of the date of issue of the certificate (MARPOL 73/78, Annex II, Regulation 10, par. (1) (d));

Request :Owner or shipbuilder to the Administration (e.g. the Maritime Inspectorate) or to an authorized Organization (e.g. a classification society).

Issue :Administration or authorized Organization (MARPOL 73/78, Annex II, Regulation 11, par. (2)).
Surveys :Administration or authorized Organization (MARPOL 73/78, Annex II, Regulation 10, par. (2) (a)).