According to MARPOL 73/78 and OPA of 1990, Section 4202. 100% polypropylene, not treated with chemicals. Effective for calamities on board a ship, on the quay or on the work floor. Its compact size and light weight make it easy to use at multiple locations. Contains 1,100 liters of absorption capacity and simple personal protection.
200 oil mats thin: 50 x 40 cm : 54.08.210
50 chemical mats: 50 x 40 cm : 54.09.210
6 thin hoses: 120 x 8 cm : 54.08.412
4 thick hoses: 300 x 15 cm : 54.08.630
1 oil absorption sweep: 48 x 30 cm : 54.08.901
1 box with lid, watertight and lockable: 114 x 82 x 70 cm
2 zipper kits: 54.08.110
1 pair of heavy duty protective gloves
1 protective goggles
1 waste bag
1 non-sparking hand pump with hose
Depending on the trading zone in which a ship operates, different SOPEP rules apply.
The rules of the port state apply worldwide.
- MARPOL 73/78 Annex I (Regulation 26*)
- According to SOPEP PANAMA CHANNEL, the vessel must carry SOPEP equipment that is ready for recovery of industrial discharges.
- According to the CALIFORNIA VRP for non-tankers and tankers, the ships on board must have the capacity to hold 7 barrels (1100 liters) and 12 barrels (1900 liters) respectively of commercial discharges (7 barrels for ships under 400′ LOA and 12 barrels for ships above 400′ LOA).
- Under the USCG-approved VRP, effective August 8, 2005 for non-tankers and tankers, the same rules apply as under the California VRP for ships calling at US ports, namely: on-board capacity for storage of 7 barrels and 12 barrels of industrial discharges.
- SOPEP = Shipboard Oil Spill Pollution Emergency Plan
- VRP = Vessel Response Plan