Reduce ship generated garbage.
This performance indicator only applies to the company’s owned vessels.
See below the criteria each ship owner has to fulfill to achieve each level of performance.
Monitoring of regulations.
2.1. Equip all of the company’s ships with recycling bins and give staff proper training on established user procedures and the waste management hierarchy (reduce, reuse, recycle, recovery, disposal).
2.2. Favor suppliers that use less packaging.
2.3. Encourage the use of reusable, and/or recyclable supplies.
Note: Biodegradable supplies could be considered if no other possibilities.
2.4. No shipboard incineration at port.
Applicable only to vessels carrying cargoes not in bulk and performing regularly consecutive voyages:
2.5. Reuse as much as possible dunnage, lining and packaging material.
3.1. Produce an annual inventory of different types of garbage generated in the company’s entire fleet, and indicate the company’s actual garbage management practices.
Note: Garbage types refer to the categories defined in MARPOL Annex V, but each company can include additional categories.
3.2. Adopt and implement a management plan toward zero single use plastic on board (if there is a suitable alternative) in the company by 2021 considering the items identified in the annex by the directive 2019/904 of 5 June 2019 on the reduction of the impact of certain plastic products on the environment.
4.1. Develop and implement a garbage management strategy defining targets, tools and measures for reducing garbage generated, reducing discharge at sea and increasing recycling.
Note: See Annex 5-A.
4.2. Provide in-house training and raise awareness for crew and ground personnel on waste prevention to facilitate waste reduction, sorting, reuse and possible recycling.
Passenger ship only:
4.3. Implement an awareness campaign for passengers on waste prevention to facilitate waste reduction, reuse and possible recycling.
5.1. Demonstrate continual improvement by achieving targets defined in the garbage management strategy.
Ships using EGCS only:
5.2. Discharge waste generated by EGCS ashore via approved suppliers.