What records must be kept of NLS discharges?

Whenever any of the above operations (i. e. discharges of residues into the sea in accordance with regulations, and exceptional discharges) takes place in respect of any NLS, a record of the operation must be made in the Cargo Record Book in relation to each tank affected by the operation.Β 

An entry must be made on each occasion of: internal transfer of cargo; cleaning of cargo tanks; ballasting of cargo tanks; discharge of ballast from cargo tanks; discharge of residues into the sea in accordance with Schedule 2 of M.1703/NLS 1; removal of residues by ventilation; and emergency discharges (stating the circumstances of and reason for the discharge).


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