IMO: Shipboard Marine Pollution Emergency Plans (SOPEP)
Guidelines for the Development of Shipboard Marine Pollution Emergency Plans
These Guidelines contain information for the preparation of shipboard marine emergency plans. The main objectives of these Guidelines are:
- to assist shipowners in preparing shipboard marine emergency plans in conformity with the cited regulations; and
- to assist Governments in developing and enacted domestic laws which give force to and implement the cited regulations.
In the interest of uniformity, Governments are requested to refer to these Guidelines when preparing appropriate national regulations.
Publication Code: IMO586E
Publication Subtitle: Guidelines for the Development of Shipboard Marine Pollution Emergency Plans
Publication Edition Number or Year: 2010
Publisher Name: International Maritime Organization (IMO)