NLS Tanker

NLS tanker means a ship constructed or adapted to carry a cargo of Noxious Liquid Substances in bulk and includes an “oil tanker” as defined in Annex I of the present Convention when certified to carry a cargo or part cargo of Noxious Liquid Substances in bulk.  <Annex II, Chapter 1, Regulation 1>.

Source: Resolution MEPC.118(52), amendments to the Annex of the Protocol of 1978 relating to the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships, 1973 (Revised Annex II of MARPOL 73/78), 15 October 2004, International Maritime Organization. Legislation

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