Winter support and coronavirus (COVID-19) guidance

Colchester Borough Council is providing support for residents, businesses, and communities throughout winter. The government has announced that England will move to Plan B in response to the risks of the Omicron variant. Check the guidance on GOV.UK for what this means for you.

Draft Merchant Shipping Regulations 2020

This consultation seeks your views on the draft Merchant Shipping (prevention of pollution by garbage and sewage from ships) Regulations 2020.


These regulations update the UK’s transposition of the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) international convention for the prevention of pollution from ships (MARPOL Annex V – garbage and Annex IV - Sewage) into domestic law.

These consultations from the Maritime and Coastguard Agency runs from 3 February to 30 March 2020.

View consultation into Prevention of Pollution by Sewage from Ships

View consultation into Prevention of Pollution by Garbage from Ships

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