Reporting obligation for: Assessment of the need for escort towing in tanker transport routes to prevent accidents in the Baltic Sea area (Recommendation 25/5)

Title Assessment of the need for escort towing in tanker transport routes to prevent accidents in the Baltic Sea area (Recommendation 25/5)
Description Governments of the Contracting Parties carry out for main tanker transport routes, bound to the main ports/terminals and/or off-shore loading places in their territory or in waters under their jurisdiction, an evaluation on the need for escort towing services for laden oil and chemical tankers on voyages to and from oil and chemical ports, terminals and off-shore loading places where a failure of propulsion or steering of a tanker is likely to cause a severe pollution incident due to narrow straits, shallow depths, archipelago areas and/or ice conditions during winter period.
Legislative instrument title Helsinki Convention
Reporting dates and guidelines
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Next report due No reporting frequency given.
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Report to Baltic Marine Environment Protection Commission (Helsinki Commission)
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Reporting guidelines http://www.helcom.fi/Convention/en_GB/text/#art16 [Valid since 02/03/2004]  
Extra information Governments of the Contracting Parties should report on the implementation of this Recommendation in accordance with Article 16, Paragraph 1 of the Helsinki Convention.
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Type of information reported Compliance, Text report