The International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships, 1973, as modified by the Protocol of 1978 relating thereto (better known as MARPOL), is one of the most important international agreements on the subject of marine pollution.
This consolidated edition provides an easy reference to the up-to-date provisions and unified interpretations of the articles, protocols and Annexes of the Convention. All amendments up to and adopted by the Marine Environment Protection Committee at its 62nd session have been incorporated.
All revisions to the six Annexes (Annex I (Regulations for the Prevention of Pollution by Oil), Annex II (Regulations for the Control of Pollution by Noxious Liquid Substances in Bulk), Annex III (Regulations for the Prevention of Pollution by Harmful Substances Carried by Sea in Packaged Form), Annex IV (Regulations for the Prevention of Pollution by Sewage from Ships), Annex V (Regulations for the Prevention of Pollution by Garbage from Ships), and Annex VI (Regulations for the Prevention of Air Pollution from Ships)) have been included.
(Please note - this is the Spanish language edition.)