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2012 GRB guidelines

The Garbage Record Book is a ( )document and should be treated as such.


Start a new Garbage Record book at the beginning of each calendar year and retain on board for ( ) years


Volumes will be recorded ( ) meters


Incineration of medical supplies will be recorded

on the proper form and signed by Master and Medical officer

This form will be retained with the Garbage Receipts. An entry in the GRB that refers to the Burned Medicine Log will be required. This will be signed by ( )office.

One officer

Medical Waste Sharps, (syringes and scalpels) are stored in a leak proof medical ( ) container. Contact ( ) for disposal assistance

Houston office

Plastic ashes from incineration are stowed in a leak proof cover container and are discharged ashore. This is coded as Cat ( ) in GRB.

Category 1 Plastic

Polar Tankers, Inc. treats all of the world's oceans as MARPOL Annex ( )

V "Special Areas."

Those materials not incinerated aboard the vessels will be sent ashore for ( ) or ( )

Recycle or disposal

Even in "special areas," all food waste, whether comminuted, ground or not, ( ) discharged ( ) miles or more from the nearest land.

may be

Polar Tankers Policy is that food waste ( )discharged to the sea, under any circumstances, ( ) 12 miles of the nearest land.

is not

All general garbage with the exception of galley food or food-contaminated waste is collected from the various trash receptacles (5)

1)Plastic, glass, metal, crockery & aluminum cans are normally to be placed in the 2-yard dumpster destined for recycling at Sanitary Services in Ferndale
2)Cardboard is flattened and normally to be placed in the 3-yard dumpster destined for recycling at Sanitary Services in Ferndale
3) General Waste (combustible - for burning in the incinerator)
4) General Waste (non-combustible) for landing ashore in a separate container
5)Recyclable plastics may be incinerated or co-mingled in the 2-yard dumpster.

The food and food contaminated waste in the galley and mess areas is collected and separated as follows by the designated category


2)Food Contaminated Waste

3)Glass, metal & crockery items

4) Aluminum cans

5)General garbage

Onboard Incineration: incineration of the following substances is prohibited: (6)

1)Annex I - Materials containing any Cargo Residues

2)Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs)

3)Garbage containing more than traces of heavy metals such as mercury (Hg), cadmium (Cd), arsenic (As), chromium (Cr), thallium (Tl), and lead (Pb) (Batteries of any size or type)

4) Refined petroleum products containing halogen compounds

5) Sewage sludge and sludge oil not generated on the vessel

6) Exhaust gas cleaning system residues

Incinerator operations are limited to times the vessel is at sea and (4)

1)Only properly trained crew members operate the incinerator

2)No incinerator operations within 3 Nautical Miles from the nearest land

3)No incinerator operations during times a following wind exists

4)Incinerator start and stop times and associated vessel positions are logged in the

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