Upon completion of the course, the participants will understand the basic requirements of each Annex of the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution From Ships (MARPOL), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Vessel General Permit (NPDES – VGP) and U.S. and international ballast water management (BWM) regulations; the ramifications if the requirements are not followed; and, have references to stay up to date on changes to each area of law and regulation.
Who should attend:
Ship owners/Managers: Tech. Director, COO, Superintendents, Fleet Manager, Quality Manager, Internal Auditor, DPA, Environmental Manager Crewing
Agency: Crewing Manager Crew: Deck Officers, Engineers, Ratings Ports and Terminals: Managing Director, Quality Manager, Environmental Manager
Good knowledge about the normal operation and maintenance of a vessel, both deck and engineering
- Analysis of the application and requirements of the various MARPOL Annexes, U.S. EPA VGP and U.S. and international BWM regulations
- Definitions, examples and quantities of ship-generated waste streams
- Optimizing management of shipboard generated waste streams
- Discharge of ship-generated waste within and outside of Special Areas
- Requirements for ship surveys and certification
- Requirements for port reception facilities
Management plans, placards and record-keeping requirements
An USB will be provided to each student with the course materials to be used with your own laptop.