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1002 – Ship’s Garbage Management Plan

49,00 price includes VAT 24%

Category: COMMON

Code: 1002

Who should attend: Deck Operational and support, Engine operational and support crew members

Objectives and benefits: Upon the completion of the course, the participants will have a thorough knowledge of the regulations of Annex V of MARPOL and be able to identify opportunities for further improving the current garbage management plan and implement actions that can easily ensure compliance and an environmentally sound waste management in harmony with the established environmental standards of the company. The course also includes garbage collection, processing, storage, disposal and record-keeping, using the Garbage Record Book from the person responsible.


  • The background of MARPOL Annex V in the latest revision
  • The rules about exception and the prohibition of garbage that can be discharged into the sea, the distances from the nearest land and the conditions applied
  • The importance of planning for the collection, storage, processing and disposal of a ship’s garbage
  • Garbage minimization to aid compliance with Annex V
  • The consequences of illegal discharges and false record keeping

Legislation & References:

  • MARPOL 73/78, as amended, Annex V

Duration: 4h