|Aim of the document
|Relevance to the transportation of HNS
Protocol on Preparedness, Response and Co-operation to pollution Incidents by Hazardous and Noxious Substances, 2000 (OPRC-HNS Protocol)
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|Provide a global framework for international cooperation in responding to major incidents or threats of marine pollution.
Deals specifically with preparedness and response to marine pollution at coastal state level.
Ships carrying hazardous and noxious liquid substances are required to carry a shipboard pollution emergency plan to deal specifically with incidents involving HNS.