Publications related to Navigation
The plan acts as the guiding document for the MRC and its Member Countries on the inland waterway safety and environmental protection. It consists of national and cross-border projects serving as a basis to reduce the risks of accidents, spillages and pollution and enhance emergency responses.
The report presents the main contributions from the participants of the MRC's international conference entitled: Cooperation for Water, Energy and Food Security in Transboundary Basins under Changing Climate, held in Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam from 2–3 April, 2014.
The Programme Implementation Plan (PIP) 2013-2015 aims to promote freedom of navigation and increase international trade opportunities for the MRC Member Countries. It also assists in coordination and cooperation in developing effective and safe waterborne transport in a sustainable and protective manner for the water environment.
The report provides a checklist that can be used to inspect vessels that are intended for the transport of general cargo and containers, including the carriage of packaged dangerous goods and solid dangerous goods in bulk, as well as tanker vessels.
Prepared for Chiang Saen Commercial Port Area
The manual provides guidance on developing a dangerous goods risk assessment for activities and operations at Chiang Saen Commercial Port including port operations and vessel management.
The guidelines set out guidance on how to reduce and eliminate the dumping of waste into marine environment. It reviews existing facilities for port and vessel waste management to support the development of a comprehensive waste management plan for Chiang Saen Commercial Port.
Th report documents and reviews the performance of the Basin Development Plan Programme under its Phase 2 programme (BDP2) during 5 years of activities between 2007 and 2011.
Carriage, Handling and Storage of Dangerous Goods along the Mekong River: Recommendations (Volume II)
The report provides strategic recommendations for improving the transport of dangerous goods along the Mekong River.
This report details baseline conditions and determines priority areas to improve the transport of dangerous goods in each of the MRC Member Countries, in relation to ports/terminals, vessels, waterways, legal framework and environment.