Marine Pollution and Management

Training Marine Pollution and Management

29 – 31 Januari 2015, Jogjakarta Plaza Hotel, Yogyakarta
10 – 12 Februari 2015, New Saphir Hotel, Yogyakarta
04 – 06 Maret 2015, Ibis Style Hotel, Yogyakarta
07 – 09 April 2015, Jogjakarta Plaza Hotel, Yogyakarta
12 – 14 Mei 2015, Jogjakarta Plaza Hotel, Yogyakarta
23 – 25 Juni 2015, Jogjakarta Plaza Hotel, Yogyakarta
01 – 03 Juli, Jogjakarta Plaza Hotel, Yogyakarta
04 – 06 Agustus 2015, Jogjakarta Plaza Hotel, Yogyakarta
08 – 10 September 2015, Jogjakarta Plaza Hotel, Yogyakarta
06 – 08 Oktober 2015, Jogjakarta Plaza Hotel, Yogyakarta
17 – 19 November 2015, Jogjakarta Plaza Hotel, Yogyakarta
08 – 10 Desember 2015, Jogjakarta Plaza Hotel, Yogyakarta

Marine pollution prevention these days is a serious responsibility for everyone involved in the maritime or offshore industries. This includes offshore and onshore energy production sector, on-shore shipping personnel and shipping transport companies. They all have to fulfil the important duty to protect the marine environment.

This course provides updated information and the knowledge of various aspects of marine pollution and the ways and methods of its prevention. The course will present the detailed analysis of various sources of pollution, best practices and methodologies for pollution clean-up and the measures as a response to emergencies and accidents. The course also includes explanation of marine pollution legal consequences and liabilities.

The course will feature:

Marine pollution causes and effects
Ballast water and other marine pollutants
Oil pollution and offshore activities
Surveillance, monitoring, measurement and management systems
Legal issues, non-compliance with international regulations

What are the Goals?

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

Understand numerous aspects of the marine pollution problems.
Develop familiarity with regulations & compliance issues according to requirements of international documents.
Use available technologies & strategies for marine pollution prevention.
Plan & implement measures aimed at reducing the risk of serious environmental impact.

Who is this Course for?

This course is designed to benefit different levels of Technical and Administrative Personnel in the industry and government who deal with and manage problems of marine pollution, marine transport and offshore energy production operations:

Managers and environment supervisors from oil and gas production industry
Professionals from oil and gas transport companies
Administrators from government departments dealing with maritime transport and offshore operations
Technical professionals in charge of harbour operation & management

Training Topics

Marine Pollution

Marine pollution definition: types and environmental impacts
Oil pollution and impact of oil spill
Heavy metals: dangers and hazards
Wastes: solid garbage and liquid sewage
Pollution risks from ships : incidents and assessment
Economic losses from marine pollution

Ballast Water and Other Marine Pollutants

Environmental threats from ballast water
International maritime dangerous goods (IMDG)
Dumping of ship wastes and other materials
Bilge water / waste oil operational management
Ship scrapping and recycling
Waste management operations

Methods of Surveillance

International Bodies: IMP, MEPC, MARPOL
Objectives of surveying marine resources
Planning considerations: sites, stations and samples
Sample size and number, statistical requirements
Analysis tools and techniques
Compatibility of survey methodologies

Management Systems

ISO 14000 series and environmental management
Contingency planning and emergency management
Marine pollution preparedness and response
Methods of intervention and clean-up technologies
Port reception facilities according to IMO
Human element: training and certification

Legal Issues, Liability and Insurance

Criminal liability of persons involved: crew, ship-owner, charterer
Accident investigation and surveys
Claims: International Oil Pollution Compensation (IOPC) Funds
United Nations Convention on Law of Sea (UNCLOS)
Small Tanker Oil Pollution Indemnification Agreement (STOPIA)
Tanker Oil Pollution Indemnification Agreement (TOPIA)