Chinese Pollution Regulations - Amended FAQs

21 December 2012

Members will be aware of the requirement that owners/operators of (a) any ship carrying polluting and hazardous cargoes in bulk or (b) any other ship above 10,000 gt enter into a pollution clean-up contract with a Maritime Safety Agency (MSA) approved ship pollution response company (SPRO) before the ship enters a PRC port.

The International Group of P&I Clubs have previously prepared FAQs to assist Members in understanding the regulations and the latest amended FAQs are attached.