MARPOL II IBC 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 IBC 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)). Various other amendments were made pertaining to definitions provided in the IBC Code, as well as specific cargo carriage requirements given by a complete revision of Chapters 17, 18 and 19.