H.A, de Rooy
12 April 1999
Statement of Compliance
As you may know Marpo173/78 Annex VI will require an International Air Pollution
Prevention certificate (IAPP) and an Engine International Air Pollution Prevention
The entry into force date of Annex Vl is not known yet( target date 2003) but
regulations 13 and 16 require ships built after 1 January 2000 to be equipped with
installations which comply with the new standard as soon as Annex VI has entered into force.
Manufacturers of marine diesel engines are now already producing engines which are in
compliance with regulation 13 and are applying for a Statement of Compliance as meant
I herewith advise you that your organisation is authorized to issue this statement on
behalf of the Shipping Inspectorate.
After the entry into force of Annex VI your organisation is authorized to issue the EIAPP
certificate, but the IAPP certificate will be issued by the Shipping Inspectorate.
Regarding to the type approval of incinerators I advise you that as Iong as this
equipment is hot listed in A1 of 96/98/EC directive, type approvals of your organisation
will be recognized by the Shipping Inspectorate.
HEAD SHIPPING INSPECTORATE,
Head Policy Support and Advice