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Document ID (ISN)77252
CIS number 01-973
ISSN - Serial title 0378-6978 - Official Journal of the European Communities - Journal officiel des Communautés européennes
Year 2001
Convention or series no. 2001/96/CE 2001/96/EC
Title Directive 2001/96/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 4.12.2001 establishing harmonised requirements and procedures for the safe loading and unloading of bulk carriers [European Communities]
Original title Directive 2001/96/CE du Parlement européen et du Conseil du 4.12.2001 établissant des exigences et des procédures harmonisées pour le chargement et le déchargement sûrs des vraquiers [Communautés européennes] [in French]
Bibliographic information 16 Jan. 2002, Vol.45, No.L 13, p.9-20.
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Abstract This Directive aims at the reduction of shipping accidents involving bulk carriers (i.e. single-deck cargo ships carrying dry cargo or mineral ore). Contents: definitions; requirements in relation to the suitability of bulk carriers and terminals; responsibilities of masters and terminal representatives; procedures between bulk carriers and terminals; role of competent authorities; repair of damage incurred, during loading or unloading; verification and reporting. Member States of the European Union are required to adopt and publish the provisions of this Directive before 5 Aug. 2003, and apply them from 1 Mar. 2004.
Descriptors (primary) dock work; European Communities; bulk carriers; sea transport; water transport equipment; loading and unloading; harbours
Descriptors (secondary) directive
Document type A - Laws, regulations, directives
Country / State or ProvinceEuropean Union
Subject(s) Standards and directives with the force of law
Broad subject area(s) Mechanical hazards, transport
Browse category(ies) Water transportation