ISROC Circular No.44

THE KINGDOM OF CAMBODIA
ISROC
International Ship Registry of Cambodia
Circular No.44
24TH DEC 2012
THE ADMINISTRATION,
According to the MARPOL Annex VI Regulation 22, entering into force on 1 January 2013, the SEEMP(Ship Energy Efficiency Management Plan) shall be placed on the vessels, engaged in international voyages, which are 400 gross tonnages or above.
The IMO Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) held its 64th session from 1 to 5 October 2012
Several new interpretations on the application of the Ship Energy Efficiency Management Plan
(SEEMP) were agreed by the Committee as belows:
NEW REGULATIONS ON ENERGY EFFICIENCY FOR SHIP
(Ref: Res.MEPC.203(62), Effective : 1 January 2013)
1. MARPOL Annex VI was amended to include energy efficiency regulations on ships
2. All ships of 400 G/T or above engaged in international voyages

ANNEX 9 RESOLUTION MEPC.213(63)

2012 GUIDELINES FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF A
SHIP ENERGY EFFICIENCY MANAGEMENT PLAN (SEEMP)

MEPC 63/23
Annex 9, page 1
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ANNEX 9
RESOLUTION MEPC.213(63)
Adopted on 2 March 2012
2012 GUIDELINES FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF A
SHIP ENERGY EFFICIENCY MANAGEMENT PLAN (SEEMP)
THE MARINE ENVIRONMENT PROTECTION COMMITTEE,
RECALLING article 38(a) of the Convention on the International Maritime Organization
concerning the functions of the Marine Environment Protection Committee (the Committee)
conferred upon it by international conventions for the prevention and control of marine
pollution,
RECALLING ALSO that, at its sixty-second session, the Committee adopted, by resolution
MEPC.203(62), amendments to the Annex of the Protocol of 1997 to amend the International
Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships, 1973, as modified by the Protocol
of 1978 relating thereto (inclusion of regulations on energy efficiency for ships in MARPOL
Annex VI),
NOTING the amendments to MARPOL Annex VI adopted at its sixty-second session by
inclusion of a new chapter 4 for regulations on energy efficiency for ships, are expected to
enter into force on 1 January 2013 upon their acceptance on 1 July 2012,
NOTING ALSO that regulation 22 of MARPOL Annex VI, as amended, requires each ship to
keep on board a ship specific Ship Energy Efficiency Management Plan taking into account
guidelines developed by the Organization,
RECOGNIZING that the amendments to MARPOL Annex VI requires the adoption of
relevant guidelines for smooth and uniform implementation of the regulations and to provide
sufficient lead time for industry to prepare,