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MARPOL 73/78 Annex III, Prevention of Pollution by Harmful Substances Carried by Sea in Packaged Form


Roughly 15% of goods carried as cargo are dangerous goods. Annex III which came into force on 01.07.1992 contains requirements for safe handling of packaged substances that represent a serious risk to the environment, as well as guidelines for identification of harmful substances.