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Merchant Shipping (Marine Equipment) Regulations 2016 (S.I. No. 1025 of 2016).

Country/Territory
United Kingdom
Document type
Regulation
Date
2016
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Environment gen., Fisheries, Sea
Keyword
Marine pollution Fishing vessel Equipment Oil pollution Monitoring
Geographical area
Atlantic Ocean Islands, Europe, Europe and Central Asia, North Atlantic, North Sea, North-East Atlantic, Northern Europe
Abstract

hese Regulations implement Directive 2014/90/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 July 2014 on marine equipment and repealing Council Directive 96/98/EC. The Regulations concern, among other things: requirements to apply to equipment for the prevention of marine pollution placed on board a ship and for exemptions from those requirements; give the Secretary of State a power to designate notified and nominated bodies to carry out conformity assessment procedures. These procedures assess and confirm that equipment complies with the relevant design, construction and performance standards, ensuring uniform levels of safety and environmental protection are achieved.

Full text
English
Website
www.opsi.gov.uk

References - Legislation

Implements

Commission Directive 2014/93/EU amending Council Directive 96/98/EC on marine equipment.

Legislation | European Union | 2014

Keyword: Marine pollution, Pollution control

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

Merchant Shipping (Prevention of Oil Pollution) Regulations 2019 (S.I. No. 42 of 2019).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2019

Keyword: Ecosystem preservation, Coastal zone management, Marine pollution, Maritime zone, EEZ-Exclusive Economic Zone

Source: FAO, FAOLEX