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Waste Handling

With regard to Waste Management, it is the Policy of Knutsen that the Company shall operate and manage all their ships, in accordance with the principles laid down in MARPOL73/78 (Consolidated Edition 2006), IMO ISM-Code and with National and International Rules and Regulations.

Principles

In order to achieve and to maintain the Policy on Waste Management in the Company, the following principles shall serve as Guidelines in Planning and Management.

Recognition

The Company recognizes that Environmental Management shall have among the highest corporate and shipboard priorities, and shall be included in existing practices for conducting operations in an environmentally sound manner.

Improvement

The Company will continuously seek to improve corporate practices on Environmental Performance, both onboard the ships and at Company Management, taking into account current legislation, industry codes of practice, technical codes of practice, technical developments and the expectations and priorities of the Charters/Operators.