The IMarEST contributes to the IMO work on pollution prevention and response. An overview of the key discussions and outcomes of the 5th session of the Sub-Committee on Pollution Prevention and Response (PPR 5) together with the IMarEST’s engagement in the work of this Sub-Committee is now available.
The Sub-Committee on Pollution Prevention and Response (PPR) deals with all matters relating to pollution prevention and response which falls within IMO’s remit. This ranges from all annexes of the MARPOL Convention through to the control and management of harmful aquatic organisms in ships' ballast water and sediments; biofouling; anti-fouling system; pollution preparedness, response and cooperation for oil and hazardous and noxious substances; and the safe and environmentally sound recycling of ships.
You can download the full report below.