The course was designed to provide shipboard personnel with comprehensive understanding on marine pollution prevention.
The course arise from the need for minimizing violations in the marine pollution regulations by becoming accustomed to the MARPOL 73/78 Convention and its Technical Annexes, understanding of handling of cargoes classified as harmful substances by MARPOL Annex III; how shipboard waste should be managed, the associated waste handling equipment and the appropriate documentation procedures that would apply.
The course aims to achieve through its participants familiarization of the MARPOL 73/78 Convention and its Technical Annexes, that at the end of the course they should be able to:
explain basic principles on marine prevention
describe precautions to be taken to prevent pollution of the marine environment
state the basic content of International Convention on Marine Pollution 73/78 and its Technical Annexes (MARPOL Annexes I-VI)
state considerations to be made and actions to take before any waste is disposed of (i.e. in special areas if dumped or pumped into the sea)
demonstrate the proper documentation procedures
Regulations for the Prevention of Pollution by Oil from Ships Regulations for the Control of Pollution by NLS Regulations for the Prevention of Pollution by Harmful Substances Carried by Sea in Packaged FormM Regulations for the Prevention of Pollution by Storage Regulations for the Prevention of Pollution by Garbage Regulations for the Prevention of Pollution by Air Pollution from Ships
Takers must be Officer-in-charge of a Navigational Watch and an Officer-in-Charge of an Engineering Watch, under Categories A and B of PRC Memorandum Circular Nos. 09-07 and 09-08
Available upon request
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