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Directive 2002/59/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing a Community vessel traffic monitoring and information system and repealing Council Directive 93/75/EEC.

Country/Territory
Document type
Legislation
Date
2002
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Environment gen., Sea
Keyword
Marine pollution Pollution control Disasters Hazardous substances Access-to-information Data collection/reporting Inspection
Entry into force notes
The Directive came into force on 5 August 2002.
Abstract

The purpose of this Directive is to establish within the Community a vessel traffic monitoring and information system in order to enhance the safety and efficiency of maritime traffic, improve the response of authorities to incidents or potentially dangerous situations at sea and contribute to a better prevention and detection of pollution by ships. The application scope is defined by article 2, which establishes the ships to which these provisions shall apply. The Directive consists of the following four Titles: (I) Ship reporting and monitoring; (II) Notification of dangerous or polluting goods on board ships; (III) Monitoring of hazardous ships and intervention in the event of incidents and accidents at sea; (IV) Accompanying measures. Further, four Annexes are attached: (I) List of information to be notified; (II) Prescriptions applicable to on-board equipment; (III) Electronic messages; (IV) Measures available to Member States in the event of a threat to maritime safety and the protection of the environment.

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References - Legislation

Repeals

Council Directive 93/75/EEC concerning minimum requirements for vessels bound for or leaving Community ports and carrying dangerous or polluting goods.

Legislation | 1993

Keyword: Marine pollution, Pollution control, Transport/storage, Data collection/reporting

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Implemented by

Maritime Safety Act (2001)

Legislation | Estonia | 2001

Keyword: Marine pollution, Pollution control, Navigation, Harbour, Fishing vessel, Liability/compensation, Coastal zone management, Procedural matters, Governance, Authorization/permit, Environmental standards, Certification, Public health, Education, Disasters

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Vessel Traffic Monitoring and Reporting Requirements Regulations, 2004 (L.N. 458 of 2004).

Legislation | Malta | 2004

Keyword: Marine pollution, Pollution control, Disasters, Hazardous substances, Maritime zone, Territorial sea, Access-to-information, Data collection/reporting, Institution, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 573 on notification in the Marine Environment Protection Act.

Legislation | Denmark | 2008

Keyword: Marine pollution, Data collection/reporting, Pollution control

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 33 on planning for emergency areas.

Legislation | Denmark | 2011

Keyword: Marine pollution, Protected area, Navigation, Early warning system/emergency intervention system

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act amending Act on prevention of marine pollution by vessels.

Legislation | Poland | 2009

Keyword: Marine pollution, Pollution control, Disasters, Hazardous substances

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Presidential Decree No. 49 implementing Directive 2002/59/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing a Community vessel traffic monitoring and information system.

Legislation | Greece | 2005

Keyword: Marine pollution, Pollution control, Disasters, Hazardous substances, Access-to-information, Inspection, Data collection/reporting

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Legislative Decree No. 196 implementing Directive 2002/59/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing a Community vessel traffic monitoring and information system.

Legislation | Italy | 2005

Keyword: Marine pollution, Pollution control, Disasters, Hazardous substances, Monitoring, Inspection, Data collection/reporting, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Règlement grand-ducal relatif à la mise en place d’un système communautaire de suivi du trafic des navires et d’information.

Legislation | Luxembourg | 2011

Keyword: Marine pollution, Marine fisheries, Fishing vessel, Equipment, Pollution control, Disasters, Hazardous substances, Access-to-information, Data collection/reporting

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Maritime Administration and Marine Safety Law (2002)

Legislation | Latvia | 2002

Keyword: Marine pollution, Pollution control, Navigation, Institution, Registration, Data collection/reporting, Governance, Territorial sea, Coastal zone management, Harbour, Disasters, Public health, Protection of environment, Survey/mapping

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Merchant Shipping (Vessel Traffic Monitoring and Reporting Requirements) Regulations 2004 (S.I. No. 2110 of 2004).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2004

Keyword: Marine pollution, Pollution control, Hazardous substances, Transport/storage, Data collection/reporting, Monitoring, Navigation, International agreement-implementation

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Communities (Vessel Traffic Monitoring and Information System) Regulations 2010 (S.I. No. 573 of 2010).

Legislation | Ireland | 2010

Keyword: Marine pollution, Fishing vessel, Monitoring, Marking/identification, Fishery management and conservation, Marine fisheries, Foreign fishing, Navigation, Data collection/reporting, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Marine Protection Act (No. 1073 of 2008).

Legislation | Denmark | 2008 (2008)

Keyword: Marine pollution, Environmental standards, Protection of habitats, Basic legislation, Authorization/permit, Biofuel, Coastal zone management, Management/conservation, Data collection/reporting, Effluent waste water/discharge, Hazardous substances, Hazardous waste, Internal trade, International agreement-implementation, Oil pollution, Organic waste, Pollution control, Transport/storage, Transboundary effects

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Marine Protection Act (No. 929 of 2009).

Legislation | Denmark | 2008 (2009)

Keyword: Marine pollution, Pollution control, Protection of habitats, Basic legislation, Protected area, Effluent waste water/discharge, Hazardous substances, Hazardous waste, Management/conservation, Oil pollution, Waste non-domestic sources, Authorization/permit, Waste management

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation No. 375 on requirements for automatic identification system (AIS) of foreign fishing vessels landing catches in Norwegian ports or operating in Norwegian territorial waters.

Legislation | Norway | 2012

Keyword: Foreign fishing, Harbour, Marine fisheries, Navigation, Standards, Fishing vessel, Monitoring, Data collection/reporting

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Marine Protection Act (No. 116 of 2017).

Legislation | Denmark | 1993

Keyword: Marine pollution, Pollution control, Basic legislation, Protected area, Oil pollution, EEZ-Exclusive Economic Zone, Maritime zone, Marine area

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Hazardous Goods Ordinance - Sea.

Legislation | Germany | 2016

Keyword: Marine pollution, Pollution control, Hazardous substances, Authorization/permit, Transport/storage, Institution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1171 on the reporting of information concerning dangerous goods by vessel-reporting system BELTREP.

Legislation | Denmark | 2013

Keyword: Data collection/reporting, EEZ-Exclusive Economic Zone, Navigation, Territorial sea

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation No. 1157 on navigation and navigational aids for ships and mobile offshore units.

Legislation | Norway | 2014

Keyword: Navigation, Data collection/reporting

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Cabinet Regulation No. 1171 of 2010 on Procedures for Using Latvian Waters and Navigation Regime Therein

Legislation | Latvia | 2010

Keyword: Maritime zone, Navigation, Disasters, Harbour, International relations/cooperation, Survey/mapping, Marine area, Territorial sea

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Cabinet Regulation No. 339 of 2012 on Port Formalities

Legislation | Latvia | 2012

Keyword: Harbour, International trade, Data collection/reporting, Navigation, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Cabinet Regulation No. 561 of 2011 on Procedures for Investigation of Marine Casualties and Marine Incidents

Legislation | Latvia | 2011

Keyword: Marine area, Disasters, Protection of environment, Procedural matters

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Cabinet Regulation No. 1164 of 2010 on Procedures for Port State Control

Legislation | Latvia | 2010

Keyword: Marine pollution, Harbour, Procedural matters, Disasters, Navigation, Hazardous substances, Environmental standards, Protection of environment, Pollution control

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

Directive 2009/18/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing the fundamental principles governing the investigation of accidents in the maritime transport sector and amending Council Directive 1999/35/EC and Directive 2002/59/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council.

Legislation | 2009

Keyword: Marine pollution, Pollution control, Disasters, Hazardous substances, Access-to-information, Data collection/reporting, Inspection

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Directive 2009/17/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Directive 2002/59/EC establishing a Community vessel traffic monitoring and information system.

Legislation | 2009

Keyword: Marine pollution, Pollution control, Disasters, Hazardous substances, Data collection/reporting, Access-to-information, Inspection

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Directive 2011/15/EU amending Directive 2002/59/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing a Community vessel traffic monitoring and information system.

Legislation | 2011

Keyword: Marine pollution, Pollution control, Disasters

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Directive 2014/100/EU amending Directive 2002/59/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing a Community vessel traffic monitoring and information system.

Legislation | 2014

Keyword: Marine pollution, Pollution control, Disasters, Hazardous substances, Access-to-information, Data collection/reporting, Inspection

Source: FAO, FAOLEX