MARPOL II BCH Code MEPC.318(74)
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January 1, 2021
Ship Type: Chemical ships GT≥500 and keel laid < 1/7/1986
H2S Detection, Prewash Requirements
Amendments to the BCH Code require hydrogen sulphide detection equipment onboard when carrying certain cargoes, and also requires specific operational measures related to tank washings of persistent floating products (by reference to regulation 188.8.131.52 of MARPOL Annex II, resolution MEPC.315(74)).