Maritime compliance: Unified interpretations to MARPOL Annex VI

maritime compliance

( The Marine Environment Protection Committee, at its seventy-ninth session (12 to 16 December 2022), approved unified interpretations (MEPC.1/Circ.795/Rev.7) to MARPOL Annex VI, which includes:

  1. Extending the scope of the unified interpretation of regulation 18.3 of MARPOL Annex VI concerning the use of biofuels to include synthetic fuels.
  2. Clarifying the reporting of boil-off gas (BOG) consumed on board ships in the IMO Data Collection System (IMO DCS).
  3. Clarifying EEDI reporting requirements in regulation 22.3 of MARPOL Annex VI and
  4. Issues related to the development and verification of the SEEMP and the issuance of the Statement of Compliance for CII reporting.

The updated consolidated text of all existing unified interpretations to MARPOL Annex VI, including those set out in circular MEPC.1/Circ.795/Rev.6, are set out in the annex.

You can download the MEPC.1/Circ.795/Rev.7 below:


Source: IMO




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