At the seventy session of the Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 70) held on October 2016, amendments to MARPOL V was adopted and amended MARPOL V adopted by MEPC.277(70) will enter into force on 1 March 2018.
And, also, "2017 Guidelines for the implementation of MARPOL Annex V", was amended by MEPC.295(71).
Amendments to the Form of Garbage Record Book.
Garbage is to be grouped into categories for the purposes of recording
in Parts I and II of the Garbage Record Book (or ship's official log-book) as follows:
B Food wastes
C Domestic wastes
D Cooking oil
E Incinerator ashes
F Operational wastes
G Animal carcasses
H Fishing gear
J Cargo residues (non-HME)
K Cargo residues (HME)"
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