This Guide looks at the main environmental impacts of shipping and the regulations and technologies that are in place and being developed to eliminate or reduce that impact.

Included in the Guide are:

  • A Brief Background Of The History And Framework Of Environmental Regulation
  • Marpol Annex I – Regulation For The Prevention Of Pollution By Oil
  • Marpol Annex II – Regulation For The Control Of Pollution By Noxious Liquid Substances
  • Marpol Annex III – Regulation For The Prevention Of Pollution By Harmful Substances Carried By Sea In Packaged Form
  • Marpol Annex IV Regulation For The Prevention Of Pollution By Sewage From Ships
  • Marpol Annex V – Regulation For The Prevention Of Pollution By Garbage From Ships
  • Marpol Annex VI – Regulation For The Prevention Of Air Pollution From Ships
  • Energy Efficiency & Greenhouse Gases
  • Biofouling And Invasive Species
  • Ballast Water – An Overview