In accordance with the IMO Guidelines on Ship Recycling, Resolution A.962 (23), with amendments in force as of the date of this Contract, the Builder shall:
(a) Endeavour to take due account of the Vessel’s ultimate disposal when designing and constructing the Vessel by using materials which can be recycled safely and in an environmentally sound manner; and by minimizing the use of materials known to be potentially hazardous to health and the environment;
(b) In consultation with equipment manufacturers provide the Buyer with a Green Passport Statement of Compliance issued by the Classification Society containing information including the Vessel’s hull number and main particulars and listing any and all materials known to be potentially hazardous utilised in the construction of the ship, its equipment and systems.
The list of the materials known to be potentially hazardous shall contain the location and the approximate quantity/volume of each identified material on board the Vessel.
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