For the purpose of this Annex:
stage of construction means the stage at which:
||construction identifiable with
a specific ship begins; and
||assembly of that ship has commenced
comprising at least 50 tonnes or one per cent of the estimated
mass of all structural material, whichever is less.
feeding is defined as the process whereby waste is fed
into a combustion chamber without human assistance while the
incinerator is in nomal operating conditions with the combustion
chamber operative temperature between 850°C and 1200°C.
means any release of substances subject to control by this Annex
from ships into the atmosphere or sea.
installations, in relation to regulation 12
of this Annex, means the installation of systems, equipment,
including new portable fireextinguishing units, insulation,
or other material on a ship after the date on which this Annex
enters into force, but excludes repair or recharge of previously
installed systems, equipment, insulation, or other material,
or recharge of portable fire-extinguishing units.
Technical Code means the Technical Code on Control of
Emission of Nitrogen Oxides from Marine Diesel Engines adopted
by Conference resolution 2, as may be amended by the Organization,
provided that such amendments are adopted and brought into force
in accordance with the provisions of article
16 of the present Convention concerning amendment procedures
applicable to an appendix to an Annex.
means controlled substances defined in paragraph 4 of article
1 of the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the
Ozone Layer, 1987, listed in Annexes A, B, C or E to the said
Protocol in force at the time of application or interpretation
of this Annex.
that may be found on board ship include, but are not limited
(also known as Halon 114B2)
oil means sludge from the fuel or lubricating oil separators,
waste lubricating oil from main or auxiliary machinery, or waste
oil from bilge water separators, oil filtering equipment or
incineration means the incineration of wastes or other
matter on board a ship, if such wastes or other matter were
generated during the normal operation of that ship.
incinerator means a shipboard facility designed for the
primary purpose of incineration.
constructed means ships the keels of which are laid or
which are at a similar stage of construction.
emission control area means an area where the adoption
of special mandatory measures for SOx emissions from
ships is required to prevent, reduce and control air pollution
from SOx and its attendant adverse impacts on land
and sea areas. SOx emission control areas shall include
those listed in regulation 14 of this Annex.
means an oil tanker as defined in regulation 1(4)
of Annex I or a chemical tanker as defined in regulation 1(1)
of Annex II of the present Convention.
Protocol of 1997 means the Protocol of 1997 to amend
the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution
from Ships, 1973, as amended by the Protocol of 1978 relating
date means the day and the month of each year which will
correspond to the date of expiry of the International Air Pollution