Updated rules around the discharge of garbage at sea

Tuesday 1 February 2022
A new marine notice is available, outlining the requirements preventing pollution from the discharge of garbage.
MARPOL Annex V (Garbage) Discharges

The disposal of all garbage into the sea from ships is prohibited, except in some limited circumstances. This includes food wastes, cargo residues, cleaning agents and additives, and mixed garbage. Certain requirements also apply to animal carcasses.  

Read about what can be disposed of over the side and the strict conditions in place to ensure waste does not damage the environment in the latest marine notice 01/2022-MARPOL Annex V (Garbage) Discharges.

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