partIIA chapter5

CHAPTER SUMMARY
Under this chapter, in addition to the existing MARPOL Annex V requirements, there are stringent additional requirements for the discharge of various substances, such as food waste. This includes important geographical delimitations. There is a total prohibition on the discharge of garbage other than food waste. Procedures must be recorded in the Garbage Record Book, Garbage Management Plan and the placards as required by MARPOL Annex V and additional guidance.

Additional Guidance for Chapter 2 (Part II-B)
Additional guidance is provided for the carriage and storage of animal carcasses in polar waters. See full text of additional guidance.


SUBMISSIONS


PART IIA: CHAPTER 5 – PREVENTION OF POLLUTION BY GARBAGE FROM SHIPS: 
Full Polar Code text
As adopted from IMO - Full Polar Code text


POLAR CODE CHAPTERS: 
EXPLANATION AND SUBMISSIONS

  

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CHAPTER SUMMARY
In Arctic waters, discharges of sewage are prohibited, except when performed in accordance with MARPOL Annex IV. This chapter contains important geographical delimitations for discharges where approved sewage treatment plants are in operation. See full text of Chapter 4 below.

SUBMISSIONS



PART IIA: CHAPTER 4 – PREVENTION OF POLLUTION BY SEWAGE FROM SHIPS: 
Full Polar Code text
As adopted from IMO - Full Polar Code text


POLAR CODE CHAPTERS: 
EXPLANATION AND SUBMISSIONS

  

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CHAPTER SUMMARY
In Arctic waters any discharge into the sea of oil or oily mixtures from any ship shall be prohibited. Operations in Polar Waters, in accordance with MARPOL Annex I, must take into account procedures for oil or oily mixtures which must be documented in the Oil Record Books, manuals and the shipboard oil pollution emergency plan or the shipboard marine pollution emergency plan. Additionally, there are specific structural requirements for ships operating in Polar Waters. See full text of Chapter 1 below.

Additional Guidance for Chapter 1 (Part II-B):
The additional guidance advises operators on the selection of stern tube lubricants, such as non-toxic biodegradable lubricants or water-based systems, and make structural and engineering suggestions. See full text of additional guidance.


SUBMISSIONS


PART IIA: CHAPTER 1 – PREVENTION OF POLLUTION BY OIL: Full Polar Code text
As adopted from IMO - Full Polar Code text

POLAR CODE CHAPTERS: EXPLANATION AND SUBMISSIONS

 

partIIA chapter2

CHAPTER SUMMARY
In Arctic waters any discharge into the sea of noxious liquid substances (NLS), or mixtures containing such substances, shall be prohibited. Operations in Polar Waters, in accordance with MARPOL Annex II, must take into account procedures for noxious liquid substances, or mixtures containing such substances, which must be documented in the Cargo Record Book, the Manual, and the shipboard marine pollution emergency plan. See full text of Chapter 2 below and additional guidance.

Additional Guidance for Chapter 2 (Part II-B):
There is additional guidance for ships constructed on or after 1 January 2017. See full text of additional guidance.

SUBMISSIONS



PART IIA: CHAPTER 2 – CONTROL OF POLLUTION BY NOXIOUS LIQUID SUBSTANCES IN BULK: Full Polar Code text
As adopted from IMO - Full Polar Code text


POLAR CODE CHAPTERS: 
EXPLANATION AND SUBMISSIONS

 

 

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Arctic Marine Litter Workshop
5-6 June 2018
Akureyri – Iceland

forsida finalThe Arctic Marine Litter Workshop was hosted by PAME, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment and the Municipality of Akureyri.

The goal was to facilitate inputs to the development of PAME’s Desktop Study on Marine Litter including Microplastics in the Arctic, taking into account new developments and information as relevant. The desktop study will be released at the Arctic Council Ministerial meeting in May, 2019.

Workshop summary:
Summary report
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Workshop agenda:
Final agenda

Participants:
List of participants (as of May 29th)

For presenters:
Context and Guidence document for Presenters

Workshop documents: 

Background documents:


Aim of workshop:
To facilitate inputs to the 

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development of the desktop study, taking into account new developments and information as relevant.


Expected outcome:

  • Summary Workshop report
  • Inputs and next steps for the development of the desktop study

Presentations:
Session I: Opening
 - Co-leads presentation (Iceland, Norway, Sweden, AIA, OSPAR)

Session II: Main Legislative Frameworks
 - Demian Schane (NOAA)
 - Heidi Savelli (UNEP)

Session III: Marine Litter Literature
 - Joan Fabres (Grid-Arendal)
 - Geir Gabrielsen (Norwegian Polar Institute)
 - Sarah Da Silva (Environment and Climate Change Canada)
 - Demian Schane (on behalf of Whit Sheard (CCU)
 - Wouter-Jan Strietman (WagIMG 1760eningen Economic Research)
 - Jessica Veldstra (AIA)
 - Maria Granberg (Swedish Environmental Research Institute)
 - Peter Murphy (NOAA Marine Debris Program)
 - Nicole Kanayurak (ICC)
 - Melanie Bergmann (Alfred Wegener Institute)
 - Hrönn Ólína Jörundsdóttir (MATÍS)
 - Heidi Savelli (UNEP)
 - Charlotte Mogensen (OSPAR)
 - Bård Aarbakke (Clean Nordic Oceans)
 - Sarah Auffret (AECO)
 - Lu Zhibo (Tongji University)

Photos
Photos from the Workshop


Click here to read more about the Arctic Marine Litter project on the PAME website.


PAME gratefully acknowledges the support from the Nordic Council of Ministers to its Marine litter work.
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