Marine Pollution

Rajeev Jassal
Rajeev Jassal Master

Marpol Annex 1, Regulation 30.4.2  requires every oil tanker delievered after 1 June 1982, required to be provided with segregated ballast tanks or fitted with a crude oil washing system, shall comply with the following requirements

  • it shall be equipped with oil piping so designed and instal

Rajeev Jassal
Rajeev Jassal Master

The limit of supplementary fund is too big. It is 700 Millions SDR. 

If you think this would be lesser in USD, you would be wrong. 700 Millions SDR is equal to 952.51 US Dollars

That is huge amount. There are many factors that indicates that this amount may not see its limit

Rajeev Jassal
Rajeev Jassal Master

The need to differentiate the oils as persistent and non-persistent was because we need to know which oil are difficult to clean. 

Civil liability convention 92 and fund convention 92 applies to the pollution involving persistent oil on

Rajeev Jassal
Rajeev Jassal Master

This is very interesting and unusual situation. For the sake of clarity, let us see what we are talking about here.

Normally, the line for annex 1 and annex 2 overboard discharge looks something like this. This is not the exact line up but just a basic line up