CONSOLIDATED MARPOL 73/78 ANNEX I - VI
This course aims to impart the mandatory minimum requirement of the 1978 International Convention on Standards of training Certification and Watchkeeping for seafarers (STCW), as amended for knowledge, understanding and proficiency of marine deck and engineering officers in the operational and management levels as provided in Section A-ll/1, ll/2, ll/3 and in tables A-lll/1, lll/2 and lll/3 respectively, of the STCW Code for the functions controlling the operation of the ship and care for persons onboard.
This consolidated course covers the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from ships,1973as modified by the protocol of 1978 (MARPOL 73/78) based on the technical content provided in Annexes l to Vl.
This course requires a total of forty (40) instructional hours to complete, consisting of theory 70% and demonstration/practical work 30% activities. The subject matters include; Annex l (prevention of pollution by Oil); Annex ll (control of pollution by Noxious Liquid Substances); Annex lll (Prevention of Pollution by Harmful Substances); Annex lV (Prevention of pollution by Sewage from Ships); Annex V (Prevention of Pollution by Garbage form Ships)
After successful completion of the course, the participants shall be able to:
ˇ appreciate the concern about pollution of the marine environment;
ˇ understand the impact of pollution;
ˇ describe how ships contribute to this form of pollution;
ˇ explain the international rules aimed at preventing such pollution;
ˇ discuss the objective of MARPOL 73/78 Convention;
ˇ demonstrate competence in preventing/controlling pollution appropriate to position held onboard;
ˇ understand the possible impact of pollution to the environment;
ˇ explain how ships contribute in polluting the environment;
ˇ explain responsibilities and obligations under international regulations aimed at the preventing various forms of pollutions by ships; and
ˇ introduce effective management scheme.
3. Entry Requirement
This course is open to marine deck and engine officers and others personnel responsible in ensuring compliance of onboard operations to regulation of MARPOL 73/78 Convention and also individual agency representatives involved in education and training, recruitment, selection and development of maritime manpower may also take the course. Those who are about to enter the profession or new entrants to the merchant marine force should be made known to the instructor.
4. Course Intake Limitation
The course intake should be limited to twenty-four (24) trainees.