This three-day course provides understanding on the various shipboards equipment relevant to preventing pollution by oil from ships.
Topics include the cause / effect of oil pollution; international regulations aimed at preventing oil pollution; control of oil discharges; the principle of separating oil from water; technical requirements on oil filtering equipment, monitoring equipment, and ancillary equipment; and the oil record book.
Those successfully completing the course will be able to:
appreciate the concern about pollution of the marine environment
understand the impact of oil pollution
describe how ships pollute marine environment
comply with international rules and describe the monitoring measures designed to ensure compliance
explain oil discharge provisions
explain the principle of separating, and filtering oil from the water
describe requirements on an oil filtering equipment
list ancillary equipment to an oil filtering equipment
explain the guidelines and specifications of pollution prevention equipment for machinery
correctly fill out the oil record book, and the engine room tank sounding log
Introduction to Marine Pollution Marine Pollution Prevention: Policies and Regulations Control of Oil Discharges from Machinery Spaces, Cargo Holds and Ballast Tanks Physics of Oil-water Separation Oily Waste Handling Equipment OWS Practicum
Twice a week
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