The following concepts must also be considered:
Shipping safety control zone
The areas of arctic waters shown in Schedule II and described in the zones set out in Schedule I of the Shipping Safety Control Zones Order are prescribed as shipping safety control zones.
Fishing zones 1, 2 and 3
Fishing zones of Canada are the marine areas adjacent to the coast of Canada designated as such by the Oceans Act and the Fishing Zones of Canada (Zones 1, 2 and 3) Order.
As mentioned in the MARPOL Convention (see the section about Annex I of MARPOL).
2.2.1.b. Concept of special areas
Regulation 10 of Annex I of the Convention lists all the special areas, which are the Mediterranean Sea, Baltic Sea, Black Sea, Red Sea, Persian Gulf, Gulf of Aden and the Antarctic area.
Ships of 400 tons gross tonnage and above other than oil tankers may discharge an oily mixture from the bilges of machine spaces as long as the following conditions apply:
The ship is proceeding en route;
The oil content of the undiluted effluent does not exceed 15 ppm;
The ship has in operation all the equipment required according to its gross tonnage, date of entry into service and the systems that are on board. The different pieces of equipment are set out in Regulation 16 of Annex I of the MARPOL Convention.
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