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ways to prevent pollution by ships - communication procedures

Procedures for communication shall include

a) Information, requests, complaints etc., from interested parties including cargo owners, port facilities, and residents close to port

b) Information on new environmental aspects

c) Occurrence of environmental accidents including those by other companies

d) Information on the establishment or amendment of any legal regulations

e) Requirements of public agencies

Vessels, too, should communicate any of above issues without delay to the shore authority, if they are privy to such knowledge.

Internal and external information shall be recorded in the Record of Communication and Handling of Environmental Information




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