Certificate in Marine Pollution Prevention and Management 2018

Oct 17, 2018 - Jan 2, 2019  
Distance Learning

Certificate in Marine Pollution Prevention and Management 2018 will be held on Oct 17, 2018 - Jan 2, 2019.

Certificate in Marine Pollution Prevention and Management 2018 is a course that covers topics such as:

  • Air Pollution and Greenhouse Gas Emissions
    • Overview of regulatory and non regulatory emission control initiatives
    • The air pollution problem and shipping
    • Regional approaches - EU, USA and Asia case studies
    • MARPOL Annex VI and Revised MARPOL Annex VI
    • Reduction strategies, alternative fuels
    • Current abatement technology solutions for SOx, NOx and PM including scrubbers
    • Ship Energy Efficiency Management Plan (SEEMP) overview and application
    • Energy Efficiency Design Index (EEDI) overview and application
    • Problems and opportunities - Reconciling environmental objectives with cost efficiency
  • Pollution in Context: Causes and Effects, Governance, Regulations and Enforcement
    • Nature of casualties involving ships (capsizing and listing, collision, contact, fire or explosion, hull failure, etc.)
    • Overview of marine pollution types
    • Pollution risks from vessels in distress: the use of places of refuge
    • Environmental effects
    • International and regional bodies
    • Economic losses from marine pollution
    • Local bodies
    • Overview of marine pollution control law (legislation and regulations)
    • Classification societies and salvors: their involvement in assisting shipping companies to control marine pollution
  • Oil Pollution and Offshore Activities
    • Pollution risks in offshore oil and gas operations
    • The fundamentals of oil pollution
    • 2005 Protocol to the 1988 Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts against the Safety of Maritime Navigation (SUA)
    • SOLAS and MARPOL, including Annex I
    • Offshore Pollution Liability Association (OPOL) agreements
    • National instruments - UK, USA, Norway and China case studies
    • Case study: Deepwater Horizon - Technical lessons learned and legislative developments
    • Oil Spill response
    • Download prospectus for full syllabus details
  • Ballast Water and Other Marine Pollutants
    • Anti-fouling systems
    • Understanding the problem of environmental threats from the use of ballast water
    • The International Maritime Dangerous Goods (IMDG) Code
    • Chemical pollution
    • Dumping of wastes and other materials - The London Protocol 2006
    • Sewage and garbage - MARPOL Annexes IV and V
    • Bilge water/waste oil operational management
    • Waste management operations
    • Ship scrapping and recycling - Hong Kong International Convention for the Safe and Environmentally Sound Recycling of Ships
  • Legal Issues, Including Insurance and Compensation
    • The concept of limitation of liability in shipping
    • The international instruments (duties)
    • Claims: assessment and handling
    • Small Tanker Oil Pollution Indemnification Agreement (STOPIA) and Tanker Oil Pollution Indemnification Agreement (TOPIA)
    • US approach to liability and compensation - Oil Pollution Act (OPA) 1990
    • Criminal liability, including prosecution and detention
    • Approaching the problem of gaps and legal uncertainty caused by marine pollution in a proactive manner
    • Synthesis and application of lessons learnt through case-studies
  • Measurement and Management Systems
    • Discussion on methods of intervention and minimisation of effects
    • Pollution preparedness and response
    • Shipboard monitoring
    • Sampling and analysis tools and techniques (e.g. GIS geographic information systems, remote sensing etc.)
    • Contingency planning (including national plans), emergency response and management - Vessel response plans
    • Documentation, reporting and communication
    • Port reception facilities (IMO, EU and national level)
    • ISO 14000 series and environmental management
    • Accident investigation and surveys - How investigation and surveys are conducted
    • The human element - The International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW)

Certificate in Marine Pollution Prevention and Management 2018 brings together attendees involved or interested in marine pollution, including:

  • Shipowners, salvors and managers
  • Seafarers
  • Compliance officers
  • Masters, fleet supervisors, port authorities, pollution control officers and other government officials
  • Insurance, legal and financial professionals
  • NGOs and consultants
  • Naval architects
  • Offshore oil and gas company personnel
1394-1549 Pound Sterling


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