Regional Expert Meeting on the possible designation of the Mediterranean Sea, as a whole, as an Emission Control Area for Sulphur Oxides (Med SOx ECA) pursuant to MARPOL Annex VI
The Regional Expert Meeting on the possible designation of the Mediterranean Sea, as a whole, as an Emission Control Area for Sulphur Oxides (Med SOx ECA) pursuant to Annex VI to the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships (MARPOL) will be held remotely from Tuesday, 27 April to Wednesday, 28 April 2021.
The principal objectives of the Meeting are:
.1 to examine the implementation of the road map for a proposal for the possible designation of the Med SOx ECA, notably the completion of the necessary knowledge-gathering, the carrying out of the further studies to more fully address the criteria and procedures for designation of emission control areas laid down in Appendix III to MARPOL Annex VI, and the updating of the initial draft submission to the IMO based on the completed knowledge gathering and the further studies carried out;
.2 to examine the draft joint and coordinated proposal on the designation of the Med SOx ECA to the IMO, and to discuss about the next steps; and
.3 to discuss and approve the proposed conclusions and recommendations, prior to their submission to the Fourteenth Meeting of the Focal Points of REMPEC to be held remotely from 31 May to 2 June 2021.
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The plenary session will start on April 27th at 9 AM (CEST, Central European Summer Time)
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