Protocol of 1997 to amend the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from ships, 1973, as modified by the Protocol of 1978 relating thereto (MARPOL PROT 1997) (Annex VI on the prevention of air pollution from ships)

General Detail

General Information

  1. Type: Convention
  2. Date of signature:
  3. Place of signature: London, United Kingdom
  4. Depositary:
  5. Date of entry into force: 19/05/2005

Category

Environment and products

Sub category

Maritime and Law of the Sea

Groups

IMO

What is it about?

Annex VI: Prevention of air pollution from ships. It sets limits on sulphur oxide (SOx) and nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions from ship exhausts and prohibits deliberate emissions of ozone depleting substances.

Why is it relevant?

MARPOL is the main international instrument aimed at preventing pollution of the marine environment by ships from operational or accidental causes.

Additional Information

In December 2007, 47 states had ratified the Annex, the combined merchant fleets of which constitute 75% of the gross tonnage of the world’s merchant fleet. F. Related Instruments: - Protocol of 1978 relating to the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships, 1973, as amended (MARPOL PROT 1978): Annex I and II - Protocol of 1978 relating to the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships, 1973, as amended (MARPOL PROT 1978): Annex III - Protocol of 1978 relating to the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships, 1973, as amended (MARPOL PROT 1978): Annex IV - Protocol of 1978 relating to the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships, 1973, as amended (MARPOL PROT 1978): Annex V

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Country ratifications
CountryRatification date
Antigua and Barbuda10/07/2007
Australia07/08/2007
Azerbaijan16/07/2004
Bahamas08/11/2001
Bangladesh18/12/2002
Barbados05/04/2004
Belgium27/02/2006
Belize14/06/2007
Benin18/01/2007
Brazil23/02/2010
Bulgaria03/12/2004
Canada26/03/2010
Chile16/10/2006
China23/05/2006
Congo28/05/2015
Croatia04/05/2050
Cyprus06/10/2004
Czech Republic27/08/2015
Denmark18/12/2002
Estonia18/07/2005
Finland31/03/2050
France15/07/2005
Germany17/06/2003
Ghana01/10/2010
Greece28/05/2003
Guatemala30/01/2015
India23/11/2011
Indonesia24/08/2012
Iran29/05/2009
Ireland30/06/2009
Italy22/05/2006
Jamaica29/05/2008
Japan15/02/2005
Jordan11/08/2015
Kenya14/01/2008
Kiribati05/02/2007
Kuwait07/08/2007
Latvia19/06/2006
Liberia28/08/2002
Lithuania13/09/2005
Luxembourg21/11/2005
Malaysia27/09/2010
Malta30/03/2011
Marshall Islands07/03/2002
Mongolia19/09/2007
Montenegro21/05/2015
Morocco03/05/2011
Netherlands02/10/2006
Nigeria18/06/2015
Norway21/12/1998
Palau29/09/2011
Panama13/05/2003
Peru04/12/2013
Poland29/04/2005
Portugal22/05/2008
Republic of Korea20/04/2006
Romania25/01/2007
Russian Federation08/04/2011
Saint Kitts and Nevis02/03/2005
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines26/11/2008
Samoa18/05/2004
Saudi Arabia23/05/2005
Serbia08/07/2010
Sierra Leone26/11/2008
Singapore10/08/2000
Slovakia08/10/2012
Slovenia03/03/2006
South Africa17/09/2015
Spain26/09/2003
Sweden18/05/1998
Switzerland24/09/2013
Syrian Arab Republic26/09/2008
Tonga20/03/2015
Trinidad and Tobago07/06/2012
Tunisia05/09/2011
Turkey04/11/2013
Turkmenistan20/11/2014
Tuvalu02/12/2005
Ukraine29/10/2009
United Kingdom05/08/2004
United States of America08/10/2008
Uruguay01/08/2014
Vanuatu15/03/2004
Viet Nam19/12/2014
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YearRatifications
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20034
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200610
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20105
20116
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20133
20143
20158
20502
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