Annex to IMO Resolution MEPC.220(63) - Guidelines for the Development of Garbage Management Plans - Australian Government

Service summary

You are required to comply with these guidelines if you are the shipowner/operator of a vessel that is over 100 gross tonnage, or is certified to carry 15 or more passengers, or operate a fixed or floating platform. You will be required to carry on board a Garbage Management Plan.

These Guidelines provide direction on complying with the mandatory requirements for the development of a ship's garbage management plan and are intended to assist the shipowner/operator in the implementation of regulation 9(2) of Annex V of MARPOL 73/78.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

Service type

Code of Practice

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Comply

Annex to IMO Resolution MEPC.220(63) - Guidelines for the Development of Garbage Management Plans - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on this document.

Administering agency

Australian Maritime Safety Authority
Marine Environment Division

Act(s) name

Protection of the Sea (Prevention of Pollution from Ships) Act 1983 (Australian Government)

Regulation(s) name

Marine Order 95 (Marine Pollution Prevention - Garbage) 2013 (Australian Government)

Contact details

Enquiries
Australian Maritime Safety Authority
Marine Environment Division

Operating address:
82 Northbourne Avenue
Braddon
Australian Capital Territory 2612
Mailing address:
GPO Box 2181
Canberra
Australian Capital Territory 2601

Phone:

02 62795627

Fax:

02 62795056

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