This electronic publication is intended to assist port State control officers, Administrators and other parties involved in the conduct of port State inspections in an easy-to-use and portable format. It provides the full texts of the List of instruments relevant to port State control procedures published in appendix 19 of *Procedures for port State control, 2021*.
This edition includes updates to the Guidelines for port State control under MARPOL Annex VI and Guidance on ballast water sampling and analysis for trial use in accordance with the BWM Convention and Guidelines (G2).
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