MARPOL Annex VI, Regulation 13 MEPC.286(71)
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January 1, 2019
Ship Type: New ships constructed ≥01/01/2021 visiting Baltic and the North Sea.
Amendments to MARPOL Annex VI, Regulation 13 – Baltic Sea and North Sea Emission Control Area (ECA) (NOx)
New ships will be required to have Tier III engines if they visit Baltic and North sea areas. There are exemption provisions to allow ships fitted with dual-fuel engines to navigate without compliant fuel (e.g. LNG), or ships with only Tier II engines, to navigate in a NOx Tier III ECA if the ship is departing from a shipyard where the ship is newly built, or visiting a shipyard for conversion, repair or maintenance.