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Published by The Division in Alexandria, Va .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Waste disposal in the ocean -- International cooperation.,
  • Ships -- Waste disposal -- International cooperation.

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Statementprepared by Kearney/Centaur Division, A.T. Kearney, Inc. ; prepared for National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Marine Fisheries Service, Marine Entanglement Research Program, Northwest and Alaska Fisheries Center.
ContributionsNorthwest and Alaska Fisheries Center (U.S.)., A.T. Kearney, Inc. Kearney/Centaur Division.
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 62 p. :
Number of Pages62
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15414304M

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In accordance with regulation 9 of Annex V of the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships, , as modified by the Protocol of (MARPOL 73/78), a record is to be kept of each discharge operation or completed incineration. This includes discharges at sea, to .   According to revised MARPOL Annex V shipboard generated garbage is to be grouped into the following categories: Plastics – Garbage that consists of or includes plastic in any form, including synthetic ropes, synthetic fishing nets, plastic garbage bags and incinerator ashes from plastic products. Garbage under this category is prohibited to be discharged at sea. Amendments to MARPOL Annex V, which sets out the regulations for the prevention of pollution by garbage from ships, entered into force on 1 January and practically all discharges of waste into the sea are now prohibited. The new regulations apply to all ships as . Under the revised MARPOL Annex V, discharge of all garbage into the sea is prohibited, except as specifically permitted in regulations 3, 4, 5 and 6 of the Annex. Annex V reverses the historical presumption that garbage may be discharged into the sea based on the nature of the garbage and defined distances from shore.

According to revised MARPOL Annex V shipboard generated garbage is to be grouped into the following categories: Plastics -Garbage thatconsists of or includes plastic in any form, including synthetic ropes, synthetic fishingnets, plastic garbage bags and incinerator ashes from plastic products. Appendix - Form of Garbage Record Book: Annex V- Regulations for the Prevention of Pollution by Garbage from Ships. Contents: Regulation 1: Definitions: Regulation 2: Application: Regulation 3: Disposal of garbage outside special areas: Regulation 4: Special requirements for disposal of garbage. Today, more than Countries have signed up to MARPOL Annex V. MARPOL Annex V generally prohibits the discharge of all garbage into the sea, except as provided otherwise in regulations 4, 5, and 6 of the Annex, which are related to food waste, cargo residues, cleaning agents and additives and animal carcasses. An overview of the MARPOL Annex V discharge provisions can be accessed . Download PDF. MARPOL Annex V regulation 10 requires every ship of gross tonnage and above and every ship which is certified to carry 15 or more persons engaged in voyages to ports or offshore terminals under the jurisdiction of another Party to the Convention and every fixed or floating platform shall be provided with a Garbage Record Book.

  Marpol Annex 5 – Amendments. The revised Marpol Annex 5 under regulation MEPC 70 came into effect on march 1, The main change included addition of additional category (E-Waste) in the garbage record book; with the added criteria to determine and judge cargo residue based on the extent of harm they do to the marine environment. § Special areas for Annex V of MARPOL 73/ § Recordkeeping requirements. § Garbage management plans. § Placards. § Inspection for compliance and enforcement. § Shipboard control of garbage. § Reporting requirements. This rulemaking aligns the CFR with MARPOL Annex V, and incorporates the general prohibition on discharges of garbage into the sea. Also included in this rulemaking are exceptions, under prescribed conditions, that are provided in MARPOL Annex V for food wastes, cargo residues, cleaning agents and additives in wash waters, and animal carcasses. Annex II (all cert valid till 5 years) Noxious liquid substance certificate (NLS) Cargo Record Book; Ship board marine pollution emergency plan (SMPEP) Annex IV. International Sewage Pollution Prevention Certificate (ISC) valid 5 years. Annex V. Garbage Management Plan Certificate; Garbage Record Book. Annex VI.