The Sub-Committee on Pollution Prevention and Response (PPR) deals with all matters relating to pollution prevention and response, which falls within IMO’s remit. 

  • annexes of the MARPOL Convention through to the control and management of harmful aquatic organisms in ships' ballast water and sediments

  • biofouling

  • anti-fouling system

  • pollution preparedness, response, and cooperation for oil and hazardous and noxious substances

  • safe and environmentally sound recycling of ships. 

The Working Group on the Evaluation of Safety and Pollution Hazards of Chemicals works under the auspices of the PPR Sub-Committee.

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