Reception facility is provided to ships for the following category of wastes generated on board during normal operation of vessels to prevent pollution of deep seas, coastal waters and harbours and to enable ships to comply with the IMO regulations (MARPOL 73/78 as amended).

No

MARPOL 73/78

For category

Of wastes

Details of facility avaiable

Capacity

1

Annex-I

Oil

Five private firms approved by Central and State pollution control boards.

Total capacity about 30,000 KL/annum

2

Annex-II

Noxious liquid substances

Since there are no approved recyclers for NLS in Kerala State, receivers of cargo are required to receive pre-wash from vessels discharging NLS in case vessel is required to discharge pre-wash from cargo tanks prior sailing to sea to comply with MARPOL-Annex-II.

NA

3

Annex-IV

Sewage

Treatment facility available for Cruise vessels and Passenger ships by entering into MoU with Sewage treatment facility owner in Port Area. May be used by all vessels.

130 KLD

4

Annex-V

Garbage

Private contractors approved by port.

Delivery taken either by boat or truck and disposal at approved site.

 

 

Single Point of contact for Reception Facilities 

Capt. Sajan K. Verghese,

Manager Marine Pollution Control.

Phone: +91 484 2582526

Email: mmpc@cochinport.gov.in    

Link to Advance Notification form (DG Shipping - Waste Management)