MARPOL electronic record books - MEPC adopts MARPOL amendments for acceptance


IMO - Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) hold its 74th session (13-17 May 2019) 

MEPC introducing MARPOL amendments to allow electronic record books to be used were adopted:

  • Oil Record Book Part I and II 
  • Cargo Record Book
  • Garbage Record Book
  • Ozone-depleting Substances Record Book
  • Recording of the tier and on/off status of marine diesel engines
  • Record of Fuel Oil Changeover
  • Record Book of Engine Parameters

Expected entry into force date is 1 October 2020.

With MEPC.312(74) Guidelines for the use of electronic record books under MARPOL were adopted.
Link to MEPC.312(74) at