Marine Protection Rules Part 130B
Current version of Part 130B
This rule applies:
- owners of oil transfer sites.
Part 130B requires owners of oil transfer sites (defined to include any site where oil is transferred to or from a ship, or offshore installation in any part of the sea inside the outer boundary of the exclusive economic zone of New Zealand) to have an oil spill contingency plan to assist personnel to deal with an unexpected discharge of oil.
Plans must cover the procedures for reporting:
- marine oil spills
- action to be taken to contain and clean up a spill from the site
- contact information for other persons likely to be affected by a spill and details of the response equipment available.
Part 130B supports our “Tier 1” marine oil spill preparedness and response arrangements and helps us fulfil our obligations under the International Convention on Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response and Co-operation, 1990 (OPRC Convention).