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What are the rules in the revised MARPOL Annex V, other than discharge rules, relating to the Antarctic area?

In addition to the rules for the discharge of food wastes in special areas, the following rules apply with respect to the Antarctic area:

 (1) Each Party at whose ports ships depart en route to or arrive from the Antarctic area undertakes to ensure that as soon as practicable adequate facilities are provided for the reception of all garbage from all ships, without causing undue delay, and according to the needs of the ships using them. (2) Each Party shall ensure that all ships entitled to fly its flag, before entering the Antarctic area, have sufficient capacity on board for the retention of all garbage, while operating in the area and have concluded arrangements to discharge such garbage at a reception facility after leaving the area.

 

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