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Göteborg: 9 February 2017

Revision on the Provisions of Peoples’ Republic of China on Administration of Prevention of Marine Environmental Pollution Caused by Ships and Their Related Operating Activities

Ministry of Transportation of China abolished the sludge and garbage disposal requirement on ocean vessels before departure from Chinese ports as of 13 December 2016.

One of the revisions made to the regulation is that sludge and garbage disposal would no longer be mandatory to ocean vessels before they leave Chinese ports, including all the ports within Bohai area.

A summarize of the timeline of the regulation change in this respect can be found in the document below, provided by our correspondent Huatai Insurance Agency and Consultant Service Limited, China.

Huatai Circular PNI 1702

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