Hong Kong Merchant Shipping Information Note
The Hong Kong Marine Department issues Merchant Shipping Information Note regarding Guidelines for Inspection of Antifouling Systems on ships as follows:
This Note advises that IMO has adopted the “2011 Guidelines for Inspection of Anti-fouling Systems on Ships”.
1. The IMO Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) at its 62nd session in July 2011 adopted, by resolution MEPC.208(62), the “2011 Guidelines for Inspection of Anti-fouling Systems on Ships”, and revoked the previous guidelines adopted by resolution MEPC.105(49).
2. The resolution MEPC.208(62) can be found as an attachment to this Note on the webpage of Marine Department (http://www.mardep.gov.hk/en/msnote/msin.html).
3. Shipowners, Ship Managers, Ship Operators, Masters and Classification Societies of Hong Kong registered ships are advised to note the information contained in the Guidelines.
Source: Hong Kong Marine Department