This publication brings together the following texts (resolution A.495(XII)):
−− Revised specifications for oil tankers with dedicated clean ballast tanks, including:
−− Dedicated clean ballast tank operation procedures
−− Agreed interpretations of certain provisions of the revised specifications;
−− Standard format for the Dedicated Clean Ballast Tank Operation Manual, including:
−− General guidelines for operational procedures
−− Checklists for ballasting and deballasting dedicated clean ballast tanks;
−− Specimen manual for a tanker operating with dedicated clean ballast tanks.