ANNEX I- Rules for the prevention of oil pollution.
ANNEX II- Regulations for the prevention of pollution by noxious liquid substances carried in bulk.
ANNEX III- Regulations for the Prevention of pollution by harmful substances in packaged form by sea.
ANNEX IV- Rules for the Prevention of pollution by sewage of ships
ANNEX V- Regulations for the Prevention of Pollution by Garbage from Ships
ANNEX VI- Rules for the Prevention of Air Pollution from Ships.
In process of ratification for 2013
In process of ratification for 2013.
The 1996 Protocol, which came into force in March 2006, is an agreement to modernize and update the London Convention. Under the Protocol, all discharges are prohibited, except for items that might be acceptable, contained in the so-called “list of permitted discharges”.
he 1996 Protocol, which entered into force in March 2006, is an agreement that modernizes and updates the London Convention. Pursuant to the Protocol, all discharges are prohibited, with the exception of wastes that may be acceptable, included in the so-called “list of permitted discharges”: – Honduras has ratified the 1972 Convention and the 1996 Protocol is in the process of being ratified by the year 2013
Organotin compounds pose a real danger to the aquatic fauna and flora. In the sixties, a chemical believed effective anti -fouling paints from metal compounds, in particular tributyltin (TBT) and triphenyltin (TPT), two organotin compounds.
These chemicals are highly toxic to marine organisms (larvae, mussels, oysters and fish), why they are banned, and institute regular monitoring of organotin compounds content.
In such cases, the Convention provides for a system of responsibility in which the ship owner at the time that occurred the events whose definition includes registered, the bareboat charterer, the ship manager and the owner of the vessel owner ship- objective and severally liable for any loss or damage caused by pollution resulting from the escape or discharge of bunker oil, as well as for the cost, loss or damage resulting from the use of preventive measures to avoid or reduce pollution.
The Convention, however, provides that the owner may exonerate their responsibility when contamination has occurred as a result of an act of war or a natural phenomenon of exceptional, of willful action of a third party or due to negligence authority responsible for the maintenance of lights and other navigational aids. It will also be exonerated wholly or partially, in those cases in which the injured, intentionally or negligently caused or contributed to the generation of damages.
To meet the demand for endorsement of Technical Certificate you must submit the following documents:
NOTE: Prevention of Marine Pollution Section may request to the costumer additional documentation in cases it deems appropriate