This publication addresses the increasing problems of ships being detained and fined due to equipment malfunction. It also provides guidance on the management of oil-water separators in the engine room.
It includes a significant number of relevant amendments, agreed by the IMO, which are required due to revision of Annex 1 of MARPOL 73/78, and due to guidelines that have a direct impact on correct entries in the Oil Record Book. It covers:
(a) instructions and interpretations on how to properly record all related operations
(b) a list of operations to be recorded
(c) frequently found failures or mistakes
(d) detailed examples for all related operations.