Waste Management Plans for Vessels 40í and Longer, Example 1:
 
Solid Waste Management Procedures:
Waste Management Plan for (Vessel Name): __________________________________________
Person in Charge:______________________________________________

All vessel refuse is put in garbage bags which are
stored on board until they can be disposed of in dumpsters on shore.

Crew Education:
  • All crew members have been oriented to the requirements of MARPOL Annex V by the captain and all new crew are specifically shown the MARPOL V placard and told to keep all refuse stowed on board.
  •  Passenger orientation to the vessel includes being shown the location of the trash receptacles and mention of refuse discharge regulations.

    Captainís Signature: ___________________________________________________


Waste Management Plans for Vessels 40í and Longer, Example 2:
 

Waste Management Plan for (Vessel Name): __________________________________________
Person in Charge:______________________________________________
Solid Waste Management Procedures:

If the vessel is within 12 miles of shore or returning to shore:

  • All refuse materials are put in garbage bags and stored on board until they can be disposed of in dumpsters on shore.

If the vessel is outside of 12 miles from shore and not returning to shore:

  • All the garbage with the exception of food materials and paper is put in a garbage bag to be hauled to the dockside trash receptacle at tripís end. Food material and paper generated in the galley are collected in a bucket (or in a paper bag or cardboard box) and the bucket emptied over the side (or the food filled bag or box is thrown overboard) by a crew member.
Crew Education:
  • At the beginning of each season all crew members are reminded of the refuse discharge laws and showns the MARPOL V placard posted in the galley. The crew is told that it is a vessel policy to stow all garbage materials on board except for food and paper when the vessel is outside of 12 miles. The captain orients all new crew and passengers to the rules governing the vessel including refuse laws and refuse handling.
Captainís Signature: ___________________________________________________