The purpose of this publication is to provide an easy reference to the up-to-date provisions of CAS, including incorporation of all the amendments that have been adopted by the MEPC, up to and including the amendments adopted by resolution MEPC.131(53).
Since 1997, the Consultative Meetings of the London Convention and its Protocol, adopted twelve guidance documents, the present publication provides the reader with a compilation of the eleven remaining guidance documents.
Complementing the Waste Assessment Guidance, specific guidelines for assessment of the different wastes were developed and adopted in 2000, among them the Specific Guidelines for Assessment of Dredged Material (LC/SG 24/11, annex 3).
The guidance provided is general and could be applied to the assessment of dredged material under other instruments. The guidance does not, however, cover the assessment of other wastes or other matter allowed under the London Convention and Protocol.
This publication provides the reader with an overview of all PSSAs designated by the MEPC since 1990 and includes all key "legal documents" as follows:- 1 Revised PSSA Guidelines;- 2 Revised Guidelines to submit a PSSA Proposal to IMO;- 3 PSSA Proposal Review Form; and- 4 Uniform PSSA Resolution Format.
This Convention was adopted at a conference convened in November 1990 for the purpose of establishing precautionary measures and effective preparation for combating oil pollution incidents involving ships, offshore units, sea ports and oil handling facilities.
The 1990 Conference on International Co-operation on Oil Pollution Preparedness and Response invited IMO to initiate work to develop an appropriate instrument to expand the scope of the International Convention on Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response and Co-operation, 1990.