Annex i

MARPOL 73/78 in Nutshell

What is MARPOL 73/78? The International Convention for the Prevention of the Pollution of the Sea by Oil (OILPOL) dating from 1954 was at the basis of the Convention. The shipwreck of the Torrey Canyon in 1967, the largest oil disaster at the time, was a key motivator for establishing the Convention. The Convention was


List of SOLAS Amendments coming into force on January 1, 2020

SOLAS amendments entering into force from January 1, 2020:  A set of important amendments to the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) and various codes mandatory under the Convention enter into force on 1 January 2020.  They include: Addressing lifeboat maintenance – preventing accidents with lifeboats Amendments to SOLAS regulations III/3 and