PART 2Specific Provisions (continued)
DIVISION 6Air (continued)
SUBDIVISION 1Requirements for Control of Emissions from Vessels (continued)
Marginal note:Documentation if exhaust gas cleaning system is operated
111.2 If a vessel operates an exhaust gas cleaning system referred to in paragraph 111(4)(a) or 111.1(6)(a) or (c),
(a) the vessel must hold and keep on board a certificate of type approval certifying that the system meets the applicable requirements referred to in Resolution MEPC.184(59);
(b) the vessel must keep on board an EGC System Technical Manual “Scheme A” that meets the requirements of section 4.2.2 of Resolution MEPC.184(59) or an EGC System Technical Manual “Scheme B” that meets the requirements of section 5.6 of Resolution MEPC.184(59);
(c) the vessel must keep on board a SOx Emissions Compliance Plan that meets the requirements of section 9.1.1 of Resolution MEPC.184(59);
(d) the authorized representative must ensure that the information required by Resolution MEPC.184(59) respecting the operation, maintenance, servicing, adjustments and monitoring of the system is recorded as required by the Resolution; and
(e) the vessel must keep on board the information referred to in paragraph (d) in the form and manner required by Resolution MEPC.184(59).
- SOR/2013-68, s. 15
Diesel Engines with a Displacement of Less than 30 L Per Cylinder
Marginal note:New diesel engines
111.3 (1) The authorized representative of a Canadian vessel or a Canadian pleasure craft must ensure that any new diesel engine that has a displacement of 7 L or more per cylinder but less than 30 L per cylinder, and that is installed on the vessel for its propulsion, has been certified
(a) by the United States Environmental Protection Agency as meeting the requirements of Title 40, section 1042.101, of the Code of Federal Regulations of the United States for Category 2 engines; or
(b) by the government of another state as meeting requirements for emissions of particulate matter, nitrogen oxides and hydrocarbons that are equivalent to the requirements referred to in paragraph (a).
Marginal note:Deferred application
(2) Subsection (1) does not apply before January 1, 2016.
- SOR/2013-68, s. 15
Volatile Organic Compounds
Marginal note:Vapour collection systems
112 (1) The authorized representative of an oil tanker, an NLS tanker or a gas carrier that uses a vapour collection system for volatile organic compounds must ensure that the vessel is fitted with a vapour collection system that meets the requirements of regulation 15.5 of Annex VI to MARPOL.
Marginal note:Application to gas carriers
(2) Subsection (1) applies in respect of a gas carrier only if the type of loading and containment systems used by the carrier allow safe retention of non-methane volatile organic compounds on board or their safe return ashore.
Marginal note:VOC management plan
(3) The authorized representative of a crude oil tanker must ensure that a volatile organic compounds management plan that meets the requirements of regulation 15.6 of Annex VI to MARPOL is implemented.
- SOR/2013-68, s. 16
113 A person must not incinerate any of the following substances on a vessel:
(a) oil cargo residues, noxious liquid substance cargo residues and marine pollutants;
(b) polychlorinated biphenyls;
(c) garbage containing more than traces of heavy metals;
(d) refined petroleum products containing halogen compounds;
(e) sewage sludge and sludge oil that are not generated on board the vessel; and
(f) exhaust gas cleaning system residues.
- SOR/2013-68, s. 17
Marginal note:Prohibition unless in a shipboard incinerator
Marginal note:Sewage sludge or sludge oil
(2) Sewage sludge or sludge oil generated during the normal operation of a vessel may be incinerated in the main or auxiliary power plant or the boilers on the vessel if the incineration does not take place inside ports, harbours or estuaries.
Marginal note:Polyvinyl chlorides
(3) A person must not incinerate polyvinyl chlorides on a vessel unless the incineration is in a shipboard incinerator that meets the requirements of regulation 16.6.1 of Annex VI to MARPOL.
Marginal note:Shipboard incinerators
Marginal note:Regulation 16.6.1 of Annex VI to MARPOL
(2) The authorized representative of a vessel must ensure that every shipboard incinerator installed on the vessel meets the requirements of regulation 16.6.1 of Annex VI to MARPOL.
Marginal note:Operating personnel
(3) The authorized representative of a vessel must ensure that the personnel responsible for the operation of a shipboard incinerator are trained and capable of implementing the guidance provided in the manufacturer’s operating manual.
(4) The master of a vessel must ensure that
Marginal note:Batch-loaded shipboard incinerators
(5) The authorized representative of a vessel on which a batch-loaded shipboard incinerator is installed must ensure that it is designed so that the temperature in the combustion chamber reaches 600°C within five minutes after start-up and stabilizes at not less than 850°C.
- SOR/2013-68, s. 18
Fuel Oil Quality
(a) in the case of fuel oil derived from petroleum refining, the fuel oil must be a blend of hydrocarbons, with or without the incorporation of small amounts of additives that are intended to improve performance, and must not contain any added substance or chemical waste that
(b) in the case of fuel oil derived by methods other than petroleum refining, the fuel oil must not
Marginal note:Limited application
(2) Subparagraphs (1)(a)(ii) and (iii) and (b)(ii) and (iii) apply in respect of foreign vessels, and pleasure craft that are not Canadian vessels, only when they are in Canadian waters.
Unavailability of Compliant Fuel Oil
Marginal note:Canadian vessels and Canadian pleasure craft
116.1 (1) If a Canadian vessel or a Canadian pleasure craft cannot, while voyaging in accordance with its voyage plan, obtain fuel oil that meets the requirements of this Division, its master must notify the Minister and, if its port of destination is not in Canada, the competent authority of that port.
Marginal note:Foreign vessels and foreign pleasure craft
(2) If a foreign vessel or a foreign pleasure craft whose port of destination is in Canada cannot, while voyaging in accordance with its voyage plan, obtain fuel oil that meets the requirements of this Division, its master must notify the Minister.
Marginal note:Contents of notification
(3) The notification must include
(a) the vessel’s name and, if applicable, the vessel’s IMO ship identification number;
(b) the vessel’s port of origin and port of destination;
(c) details of the attempts that were made to obtain fuel oil that meets the requirements of this Division, including the names and addresses of the fuel oil suppliers contacted, and the dates on which contact was made;
(d) the sulphur content of the fuel oil that was obtained; and
(e) the measures that will be taken to obtain, as soon as feasible, fuel oil that meets the requirements of this Division.
- SOR/2013-68, s. 19
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