14 October 2019

Notifications & Circulars



Amendments suggested in Shipbreaking Code 2013


The Ministry of Shipping suggested changes to the Shipbreaking Code 2013 to address disposal and spillage of hazardous materials.

The proposals place onus on ship breakers to take measures preventing oil or noxious substances from entering into the sea. In case of spills, the responsible ship breaker will have to inform the coast guard and take action to remove the substance.

Comments and suggestions are being received by the Ministry till 30 June 2016.

Tags : ship breaking hazardous materials oil spill

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