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Sub-committee on pollution prevention and response (PPR) -11th session

IMO HQ (London, UK)/ Hybrid
Monday 19 February


  • Familiarization, training and drills: use and carriage of heavy fuel oil as fuel by ships in Arctic waters
  • Impact on the Arctic of Black Carbon emissions
  • Discharge of discharge water from scrubber (EGCS)
  • Use of multiple engine operational profiles (NOx Code*)
  • Best practices for local-level marine spill
  • Sewage treatment plan
  • Action plan for marine plastic litter from ships

*The Technical Code on Control of Emission of Nitrogen Oxides from Marine Diesel Engines

Who can attend

  • ITF Maritime Safety Committee experts elected
  • ITF affiliated union experts, endorsed for participation in this meeting*

*Consultation required prior to the meeting dates, email

09:30Monday 19 February
17:30Friday 23 February

Related Resources

Resources 04 Dec 2023

ITF Seafarers Criminalisation Toolkit

Criminalisation is one of the most serious problems facing seafarers today. When there has been a maritime accident, or a pollution infringement, seafarers have often been detained and denied access