The Memorandum Of Understanding On Packaged Dangerous Goods Transport Ro-Ro Ships In The Baltic Sea

Original Language Title: Par Vienošanās memorandu par iepakoto bīstamo kravu pārvadāšanu ro-ro kuģos Baltijas jūrā

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Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 738 in Riga in 2005 on September 27 (Mon. No. 54) on the memorandum of understanding on packaged dangerous goods transport ro-ro ships in the Baltic Sea in accordance with Cabinet of Ministers article 14 of the law of the equipment of the first subparagraph of paragraph 3 of the memorandum of understanding 1 packaged dangerous goods transport ro-ro ships in the Baltic Sea (28. session, Copenhagen, 2004 15-17 June) (hereinafter referred to as the memorandum) with these rules is adopted and approved. 2. the Memorandum shall enter into force on the date of its signature. 3. Be declared unenforceable in the Cabinet of Ministers of 18 March 2003, the provisions of no. 113 "rules on the memorandum of understanding on packaged dangerous goods transport in the Baltic Sea" (Latvian journal, 2003, no. 45). Prime Minister a. Halloween Foreign Minister a. PABRIKS adopted and approved by the Cabinet of Ministers on 27 September 2005, regulations No 738 memorandum on packaged dangerous goods transport ro-ro ships in the Baltic Sea (28. session, Copenhagen, 2004 15-17 June), the application of section 1 1. Facilitating the international maritime dangerous goods code (hereinafter: IMGD code) provisions, these provisions can be applied to all ro-ro ships in the Baltic Sea basin , The bothnian sea Gulf, the Gulf of Finland in the Baltic Sea and the entrance to the line that connects the North and the line at Lysekil started Skov (Scaw-Lysekil therefore began studying ways), provided that the following requirements are complied with. 2. Ro-ro ships having confirmation of conformity issued in accordance with section 8 of the memorandum, can simultaneously carry cargo transport units (CTU), which corresponds to either the international carriage of dangerous goods rail transport rules (hereinafter-RID), or the European Agreement on the international carriage of dangerous goods by road (ADR), or the IMDG code requirements. 3. dangerous goods which comply with the IMDG Code and/or RID or ADR may be loaded together in the same CTU (see section 4). 2. definitions section 1. terms used in this Memorandum are explained in the IMDG Code, except those listed in this section; 2. the owner of the ship: the company, as defined in the international management code for the safe (hereinafter ISM Code); 3. loading-loading on board the deck, which is open from the top and from at least two sides (weather deck); 4. zemklāj loading-loading of cargo; open ro-ro cargo space, unless the competent authorities consider that they are open to the public from above and from at least two sides (weather deck); and/or closed ro-ro cargo spaces. 5. a small wave height area (hereinafter MAVR), a sea area where according to 28 February 1996, an agreement (Stockholm Agreement), which entered into force on 1 April 1997, on specific stability requirements for ro-ro passenger ships operating on regular scheduled international voyages between or to or from designated ports Zie meļrietum in Europe and in the Baltic Sea, more than a tenth of the annual wave height not exceeding 2.3 metres. Traffic in other areas, the competent authority may accept as MAVR traffic, if it can provide equivalent security. 6. the competent authorities in accordance with these terms is: Denmark the Danish maritime authority Vermunsgad-38 c DK-2100 COPENHAGEN O e-mail: info@dma.dk Estonia Estonian maritime administration maritime safety Chapter 4, EST-Valga 11413 Tallinn e-mail: mot@vta.ee Finland the Finnish maritime administration P.O. Box 171 FIN-00181 Helsinki e-mail: keskushallinto@fma.fi the German Federal Transport, construction and Housing Ministry P.O. Box 20 01 00 D-53170 BONN e-mail : Ref-A33@BMVBW.bund.de Lithuania Janoni Maritime Safety Administration 24, LT-5800 Klaipeda e-mail: msa@msa.lt Latvia Latvian maritime administration 5 mystery Street, Riga LV-1048 email: lja@lja.bkc.lv Poland Ministry of Infrastructure Chalubinskieg 4/6 str. PL-00928 WARSAW e-mail: info@mi.gov.pl in Sweden, the Swedish Maritime Administration maritime safety inspectorate-601 78 NORRKÖPING SE e-mail: inspektion@sjofartsverket.se 3. transport of dangerous goods section 1 of the dangerous goods are classified, packaged, marked, labeled with labels , documented and loaded together CTV or cargo unit, in accordance with RID, ADR or the IMDG code requirements, may be transported in accordance with the provisions of this Memorandum. 2. ADR/RID packing instructions of section 4.1.4 R001 is only allowed traffic MAVR. 3. Tanks must comply with either section 4.2 of ADR/RID/IMDG Code amendments to Chapter 4.3 or ADR/RID with the amendments. Ro-ro vessels may not be transported tanks with open ventilation devices. 4. loading and CTV labelling section with labels 1. Pak (packaging, large packaging or containers of medium load capacity-IBC) containing dangerous goods must be separated one from the other CTV limits in accordance with the IMDG Code. Transport package with the IMDG Code MAVR table 7.2.1.16 isolation of categories 1 and 2, they may be loaded together in the same CTU. RID/ADR paragraph 7.5.2.2 Note "a" can be used for the transport of MAVR. 2. Dangerous goods containing CTV marked with danger signs and must be labelled in accordance with the IMDG code or RID/ADR conditions (see section 5). A sea of pollutants containing CTU must be labelled in accordance with the IMDG Code. Title 5 CTV CTV transport containing dangerous goods may be carried by ro-ro vessels in accordance with the following conditions: 1. The container/transport unit certificate should be assigned for each CTU containing dangerous goods. CTU packing certificate must comply with the International Maritime Organization, the International Labour Organization and the United Nations Economic Committee for Europe (IMO/ILO/ECE and) Vadlīnijām1 packing of CTVS this memorandum 9. in paragraph 2 of section. Loading of cargo transportation in mixed MAVR, loading the certificate must contain any compliance with the prohibition of mixed loading as specified in section 4 of this memorandum, paragraph 1, second sentence. In this case, the packaging must be specified in the certificate: "packed together under the memorandum". 2. If the dangerous goods are transported according to ADR, RID or of section 3.4 in the consignor or his representative must provide the master with information on the dangerous goods in limited quantities according to hazard classes. If the dangerous goods are transported in accordance with RID/ADR 1.1.3.2.1.1.3.1., or the subsections, 1.1.3.4. the consignor or his representative must inform the master that these points are used. 3. According to the ADR, 1.1.3.5 and 1.1.3.6 1.1.3.4..., the obligation set out in the KTV front and rear part must be marked with the neutral orange plate from when they are loaded, so as long as they are unloaded from a ro-ro vessel, as defined in section 5.3 of the ADR. The installation of such plate is the responsibility of the person who prepares the CTV for loading a ro-ro ship. 1 see paragraph 5.4.2 of the IMDG Code and supplement (Supplement) point 4.4.2. Title 6 CTV loading and separation 1. CTV separation should be carried out in accordance with the provisions of the IMDG code except when transporting MAVR, does not require the separation of category 1 and 2 of the IMDG Code 7.2.4.2 table. 2. class 1 dangerous goods loading and separation should be carried out in accordance with the IMDG Code and the document of compliance, according to the 1974 International Convention for the safety of life at sea (SOLAS 74) II-2/19. 3. CTV containing dangerous goods, loading the following table: table of CTVs with loading 2. and 9. classes of packaged dangerous goods. Note: Loading must take place, in accordance also with the document of compliance (SOLAS 1974, II-2/19 rule) or letter of compliance specified in section 8 of the memorandum and the class Description in accordance with the IMDG Code/RID/ADR cargo ships or passenger ships carrying not more than 25 passengers or 1 passenger for every 3 metres of length of the vessel to the other passenger ships of class Description on the deck below deck to the deck below deck gas-combustible gas-non-flammable not toxic gases-toxic gas 2 2.1 2.2 2.3 permitted permitted permitted forbidden permitted forbidden forbidden forbidden atļauts3 3 prohibited allowed 3 prohibited flammable liquid-packing groups packing groups I or II-3 II permitted permitted permitted permitted permitted permitted forbidden permitted easy flammable solids, pašreaģējoš substances and solid explosives desensibilizēt-UN No. 1944, 1945, 2254, 2623-other UN numbers 4.12 allowed permitted permitted permitted permitted forbidden permitted forbidden permitted spontaneously flammable substances prohibited allowed 4.2 prohibited substances which in contact with water emit flammable gases 4.3 atļauts1 atļauts1 prohibited prohibited Oxidizing substances 5.1 permitted permitted permitted prohibited 5.2 organic peroxides permitted to prohibited prohibited 2 prohibited toxic substances-packing group I or II-packing group III 6.1 permitted permitted permitted permitted forbidden permitted forbidden permitted 6.2 infectious substances permitted forbidden permitted forbidden radioactive substances 7 allowed permitted permitted permitted Corrosive substances of packing group I or-II-liquid , packing group III-solids, packing group III 8 allowed permitted permitted permitted permitted prohibited


prohibited prohibited prohibited allowed allowed allowed other dangerous substances and articles 9 allowed permitted permitted permitted notes concerning this table: 1) Ferrosilikon (UN No. 1408) carriage in bulk in packages, containers, road vehicles or railway trains, cisternkonteinero or removable tanks is permitted only if it is accompanied by a certificate confirming that the substance in free in nature, but is protected with a cover, and that particle size meets all the stored material particle size. 2 in addition to the conditions of ADR) of the substance at the time of loading the IMDG Code should be followed in Chapter 7.7.3) Cooled gases, in accordance with the IMDG Code, ADR or the loading category (D) are prohibited. *) Total passenger number shall not exceed one person on each ship's length of metres. A: If the loading of dangerous goods in accordance with this table is restricted to one substance, which were loaded with CTVs mixed dangerous substances, the prohibition applies to all units in this subdivision. (B): substances which lays down specific provisions of IMDG Code "SP 900", are prohibited. (C): the conditions of loading of the IMDG Code may be applied when loading dangerous goods in accordance with the following table is prohibited, but is permitted in accordance with the IMDG Code. 7. in addition to the Departure section consignor responsibilities should ensure that in addition to the information required by RID/ADR conditions, if they are applied, the dangerous goods to be labeled as "marine pollutant" (marine POLLUTAN). section 8 requirements applicable to vessels 1. with regard to the construction and equipment of vessels must comply with SOLAS 74 regulation II-2/54 with amendments. Ships built in the July 1, 2002 or later, the applicable SOLAS 74 regulation II-2/19 with amendments. The compliance document must include information which indicates the class of dangerous goods that may be loaded by the ship's cargo. 2. Ships built before 1 September 1984 and which have already been issued a letter of compliance, may continue to carry dangerous goods in accordance with the conditions which were applicable at the time when it was issued a letter of compliance. However, these vessels must comply with the IMDG Code Chapter 7.4. 3. letter of conformity issued in accordance with the memorandum, should be deemed equivalent to the IMDG code specified in paragraph 7.4.5.7. 9. In addition to the requirements of section 1. CTV during sea transport containing dangerous goods must be secured in accordance with the approved loading strengthening of the administration of the Handbook. As far as practicable, to comply with the IMO on 20 November 1985 a resolution 581 (14). In accordance with the conditions of this Memorandum are prohibited from transporting CTV offer without building. 2. All cargo transport units must comply with the IMO/ILO/UN/ECE guidelines cargo transport units (CTU) packaging. 3. For a ro-ro vessels must have the following documents: (a) the latest versions of) the international maritime dangerous goods code (IMDG Code); (b)) list of measures in critical situations on ships carrying dangerous goods (EMS); c) first aid Guide (MFAG) accidents with dangerous goods; (d)) Applicable provisions concerning the international carriage of dangerous goods by rail (RID) or the European Agreement on the international carriage of dangerous goods by road (ADR) of annexes A and B, depending on the mode of transport. 4. Shipowners shall be obliged to ensure that the persons they designate and involved the transport of CTVS in accordance with the terms of the memorandum, as a result of the training is unfamiliar with the application of the relevant provisions, in particular with the ADR and RID. They must ensure that the person concerned has received the certificate (certificate), which confirms that they are adequately trained and informed. 5. the competent authorities concerned allow exemptions for a period not longer than 1 year provided that provides an equivalent level of security. The following exceptions shall inform the Member States of the memorandum. 6. section 2 of This memorandum listed in the competent authorities must ensure that the shipment is carried out cargo inspections, using a form of checks. The competent authorities may agree on common such inspection. Checks shall not exceed a reasonable period of time. 7. The number of checks and the results of the present memorandum and distribute at conferences between the relevant competent authorities. 10. transitional provisions section of the cargo ships and passenger ships, which carried no more than 1 passenger per metre of length of the vessel, the CTV may be loaded below deck in accordance with the memorandum of Würzburg (Würzburg) (from 1999 to august 24 to 26) section 7, with the approval of the competent authorities, which permits such loading until 2002 December 31. To perform this loading below deck, it is necessary to apply the version of the table 2 of Würzburg and CTV on this Board separation in accordance with the IMDG Code table 7.2.4.2. (segregation of cargo transport units in the table on ro-ro vessels). All other requirements must be ensured in accordance with the Memorandum of Riga. 11. the coming into force of section 1 of the memorandum of understanding, these amendments shall enter into force on 1 January 2005. 2. this memorandum of understanding for the German and English texts are equivalent to the force.

Memorandum OF UNDERSTANDING FOR the transport OF PACKAGED dangerous goods IN RO/RO ships IN the BALTIC sea on the 28th session, Copenhagen 15 to 17 June 2004 Section 1 Application (1) By derogation from the provision of the IMDG Code, these may be applied to the provision on all Ro/Ro ships operating within the Baltic Sea proper, the Gulf of Bothni, the Gulf of Finland and the entrance to the Baltic Sea in the north by the bonded line Skaw-Lysekil therefore began studying ways provided that the requirements in the following below to me. (2) Ro/Ro ships having been issued with a document of compliance in accordanc with Section 8 below may carry, at the same time, the cargo transport units (CTU) which either fulfil the requirements of RID/ADR or the IMDG Code of the. (3) dangerous goods, which either fulfil the requirements of the IMDG code or RID or ADR may be loaded together in the same CTU (see Section 4). Section 2 Definition (1) the terms used in this MOU refer to the IMDG code except to those listed below in this section (2) Shipowner means company as defined in the ISM Code. (3) On-deck stowage means stowage on the weather deck. (4) Under deck stowage means stowage in a cargo space; in an open ro-ro cargo space, unless it is considered by a competent authority to be a weather deck; and/or in a closed ro-ro cargo space, as appropriate. (5) Low wave height area (LWH) is a sea area where according to the agreement concerning specific stability requirements for ro-ro passenger ships undertaking regular scheduled international voyages between or to or from designated ports in North West Europe and the Baltic Sea, 28 February 1996 (Stockholm Agreement), set into effect on 1April 1997, the significant wave height does not exceeds 100 2.3 metres more than 10% of the year. Traffic in other areas can be considered as LWH traffic by the competent authorities to be concerned if equivalent safety can be assured. (6) the competent authorities be in accordanc with these provision to: Danish Maritime Authority Vermundsgad in Denmark 38 c DK-2100 COPENHAGEN O E-Mail: info@dma.dk Estonia Estonian Maritime Administration Maritime Safety Division Valga 4 EST-11413 Tallinn E-Mail: mot@vta.ee Finland Finnish Maritime Administration P.O. Box 171 FIN-00181 Helsinki E-Mail: keskushallinto@fma.fi Germany Federal Ministry of transport, Building and Housing P.O. Box 20 01 00 D-53170 BONN E-Mail : Ref-A33@BMVBW.bund.de Lithuania Maritime Safety Administration 24, LT-5800 KLAIPEDA-Janoni E-mail: msa@msa.lt United States Maritime Administration of Latvia 5 Trijādib LV-1048 RIGA Street E-Mail: lja@lja.bkc.lv Poland Ministry of infrastructure str. Chalubinskieg 4/6 PL-00928 WARSAW E-Mail: info@mi.gov.pl Sweden Swedish Maritime Administration Maritime Safety Inspectorate-601 78 NORRKÖPING set E-Mail: inspektion@sjofartsverket.se


Section 3 the transport of dangerous goods (1) dangerous goods that are classified, packaged, marked, labelled, documented and loaded together on or in a CTU or unit load in accordanc with the requirements of RID, ADR or the IMDG Code may be transported in accordanc with the provision of this MOU. (2) the application of packing instruction R001 or section 4.1.4 of ADR or RID is allowed only for the traffic in LWH. (3) the tanks should either comply with Chapter 4.2 ADR/RID/IMDG Code, as amended, or comply with Chapter 4.3 ADR/RID, as amended. Tanks with open venting devices should not be permitted for trans port on Ro/Ro ships board of. Section 4 Loading and labelling of CT (1) packages (packaging, large packaging or IBC) containing dangerous goods shall be segregated from each other within the CT in accordanc with in the provision of the IMDG Code. For traffic in LWH packages with segregation categories 1 and 2 of table 7.2.1.16 of the IMDG Code may be loaded together in the same CTU. Paragraph 7.5.2.2 note a of RID/ADR may be used for traffic in LWH. (2) for Placarding and marking of dangerous goods containing CT shall be in accordanc with the provision of the IMDG code or RID/ADR, see Section 5. CT-containing marine Pollutant have to be marked according to the IMDG Code. Section 5 transport of dangerous by CT in CT for containing goods may be carried on Ro-Ro ship in accordanc with the following provision: (1) (A) the container/vehicle packing certificate (CTU packing certificate) shall be issued for each CTU containing dangerous goods. The model CTU packing certificate shall comply with the IMO/ILO/ECE guidelines for packing and of cargo transport units (CTU) referred to in Section 9 (2). For mixed loading for traffic in the LWH, the packing certificate shall state that any prohibition of mixed loading as specified in Section 4 (1) line 2, has been complied with. In that case the following has to be stated in the packing certificate: "Packed together according to the MOU". (2) When dangerous goods are transported in accordanc with Chapter 3.4 of RID or ADR the consignor or his representative shall provide the master with the following information: "dangerous goods in limited to quantit of class (I) ...". When dangerous goods are transported in accordanc with paragraphs 1.1.3.1, 1.1.3.2 or 1.1.3.4 RID the consignor of the/ADR or his representative shall inform the master that these paragraphs are used. (3) referred to in 1.1.3.4 CT ass 1.1.3.5 and 1.1.3.6 ADR shall display, on their the for and aft end of a neutral orange-coloured plate as provided for in Chapter 3.3 of ADR from the time they are loaded on, until the time they are unloaded from a Ro/Ro ship. The responsibility for fitting such plate shall rest with the person actually placing the CTU ready for loading on board the Ro/Ro ship. See the IMDG Code, and supplement, 5.4.2 4.4.2. Section 6 stowage and segregation between CT (1) shall be in Segregation between CT in accordanc with the provision of the IMDG Code, except that for a traffic separation is required from LWH for segregation categories 1and 2 in table 7.2.4.2 of the IMDG Code. (2) Stowage and segregation of class 1 shall be in accordanc with the IMDG Code and the document of compliance (SOLAS 1974, II-2/19) (3) the following table shall apply to the stowage of CTU containing dangerous goods: stowage table for CT-containing packaged dangerous goods of classes 2 to 9 Note: stowage shall also be in accordanc with the document of compliance (SOLAS 1974 , II-2/19) or the Letter of compliance referred to in Section 8 of the MOU.

Description and class as specified in RID/ADR, the IMDG Code/cargo ships or passenger ships carrying not more than 25 either passenger or 1 passenger per 3 metres of length Other passenger ships On the deck Under the Description class deck On deck Under deck Gas-flammabl gas. -non-flammabl non-toxic gas. -toxic gas 2 2.1 2.2 2.3 permitted permitted permitted prohibited Prohibited Prohibited prohibited Prohibited Permitted3 Permitted3 permitted3 Flammabl liquid-packing prohibited a group I or group II-3 II permitted permitted packing Permitted Permitted Permitted Permitted permitted Flammabl prohibited solid-and From 1944, 1945, 2254., 2623-others and numbers permitted permitted Permitted Permitted Permitted 4.12 Prohibited prohibited substances permitted it for combustion liabl spontaneo 4.2 Prohibited prohibited substances permitted Permitted which give off a flammabl gas in contact with water 4.3 Permitted1 Prohibited Permitted1
5.1 Oxidizing substances prohibited permitted Permitted permitted Permitted prohibited Prohibited Prohibited peroxid 5.22 of Organic prohibited Toxic substances-packing group I packing group III or II-permitted permitted Permitted Permitted Permitted 6.1 Prohibited prohibited infectious substances permitted permitted Permitted Prohibited prohibited 6.2, radioactive material 7 permitted Permitted Permitted permitted permitted Permitted 6.2 infectious substance Prohibited prohibited radioactive material permitted Permitted Permitted permitted Corrosiv-7 substances-packing group I or group II-III for packing liquid-solid for packing group III 8 permitted permitted Permitted Permitted Permitted Permitted permitted Prohibited Prohibited prohibited prohibited permitted miscellaneous dangerous substances and articles 9 permitted Permitted Permitted permitted


Notes pertaining to this table: 1Th of carriage of Ferrosilicon and transported in a number of 1408 when bulk packaging, in container, road vehicle or rail wagon, container or tank demountabl tank is allowed only when accompanied by a certificate stating that the material was stored under cover, but in the open air, and that the particle size is representative of the material stored. 2 For the stowage of these substances, chapter 7.7 of the IMDG Code shall be complied with in addition to the provision of ADR. 3 Refrigerated gas of ADR or of stowage categories "D" of the IMDG Code are prohibited. * The total number of passenger) to shall not be more than 1 person per 1 metre of the length of the ship. A: If the stowage of dangerous goods is prohibited according to this table for one item in a CTU loaded led with mixed dangerous goods, this prohibition applies to the whole unit within that compartmen. (B) substances assigned to special provision: the SP 900 of the IMDG Code are prohibited. C: If the stowage of dangerous goods is prohibited according to this table, but is permitted under the provision of the IMDG Code, the stowage requirements of the IMDG Code may be applied instead. Section 7 Additional duties for the consignor to the consignor shall ensur that, in addition to the information required by the provision of RID/ADR, the dangerous goods are identificated as "marine POLLUTAN", if applicable. Section 8 requirements applicable to ships (1) ships shall, with regard to their design and equipment, fulfil the requirements of regulation II-2/54 of SOLAS 74, as amended. For ships constructed on or after 1 July 2002 regulation II-2/19 SOLAS 74, as amended, shall be applicable. The document of compliance shall include information specifying the classes of dangerous goods, which may be stowed in the individual cargo spaces of the ship. (2) ships constructed before 1st September 1984 already provided with a letter of compliance may continue to transport dangerous goods in accordanc with the requirements applicable at the time, when the letter of compliance was issued. However, these ships shall comply with the requirements of Chapter 7.4 of the IMDG Code. (3) A Letter of compliance issued in accordanc with the MOU is considered to be equivalent to being specified in 7.4.5.7 of the IMDG Code. Section 9 Additional requirements (1) During the voyage, CT-containing dangerous goods shall be secured in compliance with the Cargo Securing Manual approved by the Administration. As far as practicabl, IMO Resolution a. 581 (14) of 20 November 1985 shall be observed. CT-without facilities for lashing may not be offered for transport under the provision of this MOU. (2) the IMO/ILO/UN/ECE guidelines for Packing of cargo transport units (CT) shall be observed for all cargo TRANS port units. (3) Ro-Ro vessel shall have on board in the current version of: (a)) the International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code (IMDG Code); (b) the Emergency procedures) for ships Carrying Dangerous goods (EMS); (c)) the Medical First Aid Guide for use in Accidents Involving dangerous goods (MFAG); (d)) the applicable regulations Concerning the International Carriage of dangerous goods by Rail (RID) or Annex A and B of the European Agreement Concerning the International Carriage of dangerous goods by Road (ADR), as appropriate to the mode of transport. (4) a Shipowner shall ensur that the persons they appoin and who is involved in the transport of CT for under the provision of the present MOU are made familiar, through repeated training, with the application of the relevant provision, in particular, with those of ADR or RID. They shall ensur that the persons involved will be issued with a certificate stating that they have been trained and informed accordingly. (5) The competent authorities may grant an exemption is concerned for a period of not more than 1 year, provided an equivalent level of safety is maintained. The MOU member States shall be notified of such exemption. (6) the competent authorities listed in the s Section 2 above should arrang for a representative proportion of checks to be conducted on consignment using a checklist. The competent authorities may agree on the joint conduct of such inspection. Check in shall not exceeds 100 a reasonable length of time. (7) the number and results of check in shall be presented at the meeting of the MOU and be circulated to the competent authorities concerned. Section 10 Transitional regulations On board cargo ships and passenger ships carrying not more than 1 passenger per 1 meter length of the ship may be stowed under deck of the CTA under the conditions according to section 7 of the memorandum of Understanding in the version of Würzburg (24 to 26 August 1999) by using the approval of the competent authority having granted such a stowage until 31 December 2002 For such stowage under deck table 2 of the Würzburg version and segregation of the CT's on this deck as put down in the IMDG 7.2.4.2 (table of segregation of cargo transport units on board ro-ro ships) shall be used. All other requirements shall be according to the Melbourne version of the memorandum. Section 11 Entry into force (1) this amendment to the memorandum of Understanding shall come into force not later than 1January 2005. (2) the German and English versions of this amendment to the memorandum of Understanding shall be authoritativ equally.