Part IIA - Pollution Prevention Measures - Chapter 2:

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CHAPTER SUMMARY
In Arctic waters any discharge into the sea of noxious liquid substances (NLS), or mixtures containing such substances, shall be prohibited. Operations in Polar Waters, in accordance with MARPOL Annex II, must take into account procedures for noxious liquid substances, or mixtures containing such substances, which must be documented in the Cargo Record Book, the Manual, and the shipboard marine pollution emergency plan. See full text of Chapter 2 below and additional guidance.

Additional Guidance for Chapter 2 (Part II-B):
There is additional guidance for ships constructed on or after 1 January 2017. See full text of additional guidance.


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PART IIA: CHAPTER 2 – CONTROL OF POLLUTION BY NOXIOUS LIQUID SUBSTANCES IN BULK:
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As adopted from IMO - Full Polar Code text

2.1 Operational requirements
  • 2.1.1 In Arctic waters any discharge into the sea of noxious liquid substances (NLS), or mixtures containing such substances, shall be prohibited.
  • 2.1.2 Operation in polar waters shall be taken into account, as appropriate, in the Cargo Record Book, the Manual and the shipboard marine pollution emergency plan for noxious liquid substances or the shipboard marine pollution emergency plan as required by MARPOL Annex II.
  • 2.1.3 For category A and B ships constructed on or after 1 January 2017, the carriage of NLS identified in chapter 17, column e, as ship type 3 or identified as NLS in chapter 18 of the International Code for the Construction and Equipment of Ships Carrying Dangerous Chemicals in Bulk in cargo tanks of type 3 ships shall be subject to the approval of the Administration. The results shall be reflected on the International Pollution Prevention Certificate for the Carriage of Noxious Liquid Substances in Bulk or Certificate of Fitness identifying the operation in polar waters.


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