What are regulations regarding Reception Facility?

Following are regulation regarding reception facility MARPOL 73/78.

Regulation 12: Reception Facilities

  • Reception facilities shall be provided in:
    • All ports and terminals where crude oil is loaded on tankers which have previously completed a ballast voyage of not more than 72 hours.
    • All ports and terminals where crude is loaded at an average of more than 1000 metric tons/day.
    • All ports having a ship repair yard or tank cleaning facilities.
    • All ports and terminals which handle ships provided with sludge tanks.

All Loading ports for bulk and combination carriers in respect to oil residues which cannot be discharged.



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