This publication brings together the following texts (resolution A.495(XII)):
â€¢ Revised specifications for oil tankers with dedicated clean ballast tanks, including: â€“ Dedicated clean ballast tank operation procedures â€“ Agreed interpretations of certain provisions of the revised specifications;
â€¢ Standard format for the Dedicated Clean Ballast Tank Operation Manual, including: â€“ General guidelines for operational procedures â€“ Checklists for ballasting and deballasting dedicated clean ballast tanks;
â€¢ Specimen manual for a tanker operating with dedicated clean ballast tanks.
Publication date: 24 Sep 2010