MARPOL IV MEPC.275(69)
June 1, 2021
Ship Type: Passenger ships with building contract or keel-laid ≥01/01/2019 or delivered ≥01/01/2021
Amendments to MARPOL Annex IV – Prevention of Sewage Pollution, establishment of discharge compliance dates
Discharge compliance dates are established for the Baltic Sea Special Area on 1st June 2019 for new passenger ships and on 1st June 2021 for existing passenger ships with one exception – existing passenger ships which proceed directly to ports under the jurisdiction of the Russian Federation within the Baltic Sea Special Area and leaving the special area without making any other port calls within the special area shall comply on 1st June 2023.