THE MARINE MAMMAL COMMISSION COMPENDIUM
MULTILATERAL / MARINE POLLUTION
Volume(s) 1-3; pages 2012-2013
Amendments to the Annex of the Protocol of 1978 Relating to the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships, London, 1987
Done at London 1 December 1987
Entered into force 1 April 1989
Primary source citation: Copy of text provided by the International Maritime Organization
ANNEX 1987 AMENDMENTS TO THE ANNEX OF THE PROTOCOL OF 1978 RELATING TO THE INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION FOR THE PREVENTION OF POLLUTION FROM SHIPS, 1973 ANNEX I Regulations for the Prevention of Pollution by Oil Regulation 10 Methods for the Prevention of Oil Pollution from Ships while operating in Special Areas
The existing text of paragraph (1) is replaced by the following:
‘(1) For the purposes of this Annex the special areas are the Mediterranean Sea area, the Baltic Sea area, the Black Sea area, the Red Sea area, the ‘Gulfs area’ and the Gulf of Aden area, which are defined as follows:
(a) The Mediterranean Sea area means the Mediterranean Sea proper including the gulfs and seas therein with the boundary between the Mediterranean and the Black Sea constituted by the 41°N parallel and bounded to the west by the Straits of Gibraltar at the meridian of 5°36°W. (b) The Baltic Sea area means the Baltic Sea proper with the Gulf of Bothnia, the Gulf of Finland and the entrance to the Baltic Sea bounded by the parallel of the Skaw in the Skagerrak at 57°44.8°N. (c) The Black Sea area means the Black Sea proper with the boundary between the Mediterranean and the Black Sea constituted by the parallel 41°N. (d) The Red Sea area means the Red Sea proper including the Gulfs of Suez and Aqaba bounded at the south by the rhumb line between Ras si Ane (12°28.5°N, 43°19.6°E) and Husn Murad (12°40.4°N, 43°30.2°E).
(e) The Gulfs area means the sea area located north west of the rhumb line between Ras al Hadd (22°30°N, 59°48'E) and Ras Al Fasteh (25°04°N, 61°25°E).
(f) The Gulf of Aden area means that part of the Gulf of Aden between the Red Sea and the Arabian Sea bounded to the west by the rhumb line between Ras si Ane (12°28.5°N, 43°19.6E) and Husn Murad (12°40.4°N, 43°30.2°E) and to the east by the rhumb line between Ras Asir (11°50°N, 51°16.9°E) and Ras Fartak (15°35°N, 52°13.8°E).’
The introductory phrase of paragraph (7)(b) is replaced by the following:
‘(b) Red Sea area, Gulfs area and Gulf of Aden area:’.