Briefing: 14 December 2016

Regional Workshop on PSC held in China

Following the national workshop on the “Implementation of IMO Model Course 4.05 on Energy Efficient Operation of Ships” held last week in Hangzhou, GloMEEP are holding a regional workshop on “Port State Control and Enforcement of MARPOL Annex VI” back to back. The workshop material, originally developed under the IMO-KOICA project, has been fully updated to reflect the recent amendments to regulations under MARPOL Annex VI and the responsibilities of Parties to the Convention, and considers the PSC guidelines for MARPOL Annex VI.

The workshop is aimed at Port State Control Officers responsible for carrying out inspections under the MARPOL Convention, in particular with regard to MARPOL Annex VI, and is being held at a regional level, with participants attending from Japan, Malaysia, Republic of Korea, Singapore, Hong Kong (China) as well as the host country, China.