“Anti-fouling system” means a coating, paint, surface treatment, surface, or device that is used on a ship to control or prevent attachment of unwanted organisms.
Source: International Convention on the Control of Harmful Anti-fouling Systems on Ships,2001. Legislation
Source: Resolution MEPC.195(61), 2010 Guidelines for Survey and Certification of Anti-fouling Systemson Ships, 1 October 2010, International Maritime Organization. Regulatory Guidance
Source: Resolution MEPC.207(62), 2011 Guidelines for the control and management of ships’ biofouling to minimize the transfer of invasive aquatic species, 15 July 2011, International Maritime Organization. Regulatory Guidance