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MARPOL Annex II – Category X Products – Exemption from a Pre-Wash

MARPOL Annex II – Category X Products – Exemption from a Pre-Wash

MARPOL states that after discharging, all tanks must be pre-washed and the resulting residues discharged to a reception facility: – Regulation 16 4 A tank which has carried a Category X substance shall be prewashed in accordance with regulation 13.6. The appropriate entries of these operations shall be made in the Cargo Record Book and endorsed by the surveyor referred to under paragraph 1 of this regulation. However, there are still ports where an approved MARPOL surveyor is not available…

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