Garbage and Waste Management

Oro World 18 minutes

All garbage and waste generated onboard should be disposed of responsibly and in accordance with the provisions of MARPOL Annex 5 where required. Vessels should have management plans and logbooks to ensure compliance with these regulations.

This course introduces the requirements of MARPOL Annex 5, as well as the different discharge requirements for regular and special areas. It then introduces the concept of a Garbage Management Plan and how this plan should be implemented and the operations recorded properly in a Garbage Record Book.



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Oro World

Oro World is a Maritime Training Consultancy firm, specialising in academic education and training courses with a worldwide audience. With over 20 years in the industry; experience at a host of ranks and for multiple flag states and sailing on container, tanker, passenger, and government vessels, we have seen much of the seagoing industry. Add to that experience ashore in dry-docks, teaching in merchant navy colleges, and working on SMS and procedure updates post-MLC, we are able to bring a wealth of experience to your studies.

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  3. Language: English
  4. Length: 18 minutes
  5. Intended for: All officers and crew on all types of vessels.
  6. Reference: Based on parts of MARPOL Annex 5