Special areas demarcated under MARPOL


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MARPOL consists of 6 annexes to cover marine pollution by ships. Special areas under each annex demarcate specific sea areas in which, for technical reasons relating to their oceanographical and ecological condition and to their sea traffic, the adoption of special mandatory methods for the prevention of sea pollution is required. Under the Convention, these special areas are Continue reading “Special areas demarcated under MARPOL”

Electronic Oil Record Book (ε-ORB) by Liberian Registry

Back on June 06 2016, the Liberian Registry announced the launching of the Electronic Oil Record Book (ε-ORB) in partnership with Prevention at Sea Ltd., a Cyprus-based maritime compliance technology company. It is, for all practical purposes, a software product designed to replace traditional oil record books (ORB) and to facilitate correct ORB entries into an efficient electronic format. Continue reading “Electronic Oil Record Book (ε-ORB) by Liberian Registry”