Tags: marine envrionment

How new technology, regulation and changes to shipboard practices could reduce the impact of ballast water discharge on the marine environment | Foster. A (2014)

Download Description This report investigates how new technology, new regulation in the form of the Ballast Water Management Convention and new shipboard practices will reduce the impact on the marine environment caused by ballast water discharge from ships. The impacts on the marine environment caused by ballast discharge, have been catastrophic, especially in places like […]

MARPOL 2011 Consolidated Edition PDF

Download Description The International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships, 1973 (MARPOL Convention), is concerned with preserving the marine environment through the prevention of pollution by oil and other harmful substances and the minimization of accidental discharge of such substances. Its technical content is laid out in six Annexes, the first five of […]

Ice Seamanship

Download Description A book published by the Nautical Institute on the subject of Ice Seamanship. Including: Ice types, general terms and definitions, ice identification Ballasting in ice stopping in ice Safety rules Trimming for ice Approaching ice Avoiding floes Action to avoid icebergs and loose ice Ice breakers Canadian Arctic Charts Emergency Charts Glacier Ice […]

MARPOL Consolidated Edition 2002

Download Description ┬áThe International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships, 1973, was adopted by the International Conference on Marine Pollution convened by IMO from 8 October to 2 November 1973. Protocols I (Provisions concerning Reports on Incidents involving Harmful Sub- stances) and II (Arbitration) were adopted at the same Conference. This Convention was […]