IMO’s PPR 9 begins

The IMO Pollution Prevention and Response Sub-Committee is where discussions on prevention of pollution in the marine environment take place prior to agreement by the IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC). This meeting will be held remotely from 4 – 8 April 2022.
IMO’s PPR 9 begins

PMO News Portal - With 20 agendas in five days, the summit will review 85 documents received on topics including Ballast Water (Finalisation of revised Guidance on methodologies that may be used for enumerating viable organisms for type approval of BWMS and agreement on renewal survey dates), AFS Convention and Biofouling (Finalisation of guidelines on survey, inspection and certification of AFS), Black Carbon and HFO in the Arctic (Development of guidelines), Fuel, Air Pollution and NOx (Review to take account of multiple engine profiles, cycles and engine families/engine groups) and Exhaust Gas Treatment (Development of risk assessment framework for discharge of discharge water)

The Sub-Committee on Pollution Prevention and Response (PPR) deals with all matters relating to pollution prevention and response which falls within IMO’s remit. This ranges from all annexes of the MARPOL Convention through to the control and management of harmful aquatic organisms in ships' ballast water and sediments; biofouling; anti-fouling system; pollution preparedness, response and cooperation for oil and hazardous and noxious substances; and the safe and environmentally sound recycling of ships. The Working Group on the Evaluation of Safety and Pollution Hazards of Chemicals works under the auspices of the PPR Sub-Committee.

Apr 9, 2022 09:51