By I. Sturton
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Amendments to MARPOL are sometimes due to the necessity for harmonization with other industries. Annex VI, which refers to preventing pollution resulting from air emissions of ships due to combustion of low-Â�quality fuels, was based on the Kyoto Protocol of 1997. The costs that are imposed upon the shipping industry were not really taken into account (Bode et al. 2001). A ship may pollute during its normal operation or in the case of an incident, such as oil discharge from a tanker’s cargo tanks, the bunkers of a cargo ship or the discharge of any other hazardous cargo.
The classification societies serve shipowners, insurance companies and flag states as technical experts to whom much of the flag state’s authority is delegated. To perform their function, the classification societies need to ‘translate’ the IMO decisions into concrete technical or operative standards to be applied on board every vessel they certify for new-Â�building or retrofitting, 30â•‡â•‡ The maritime regulatory environment regardless of the flag state concerned (Knudsen and Hassler 2011). Classification inspections are twofold: first, they verify that their registered ships maintain standards according to their classification society’s rules; second, they issue a certificate on behalf of a flag state.
All the World's Battleships - 1906 to the Present by I. Sturton