Annex I- Regulations for the Prevention of Pollution by Oil

Chapter 2 - Surveys and certification

Regulation 11 - Port State control on operational requirements*

1 A ship when in a port or an offshore terminal of another Party is subject to inspection by officers duly authorized by such Party concerning operational requirements under this Annex, where there are clear grounds for believing that the master or crew are not familiar with essential shipboard procedures relating to the prevention of pollution by oil.

2 In the circumstances given in paragraph 1 of this regulation, the Party shall take such steps as will ensure that the ship shall not sail until the situation has been brought to order in accordance with the requirements of this Annex.

3 Procedures relating to the port State control prescribed in article 5 of the present Convention shall apply to this regulation.

4 Nothing in this regulation shall be construed to limit the rights and obligations of a Party carrying out control over operational requirements specifically provided for in the present Convention.


*Refer to the Procedures for port State control, adopted by the Organization by resolution A.787(19), as amended by resolution A.882(21); see IMO publication, Sales number IA650E.