Marine Environmental Awareness

Marine Environmental Awareness

Did You Know?

Classified as blackwater, around 30,000 gallons of sewage is deposited into the ocean by cruise ships. Sewage includes waste from the toilets and the health facilities provided in the cruise ship. Such sewage is rich in bacteria and aigae adversely affecting the oceanic life-forms and the entire marine eco-system.

The course Marine Environmental Awareness teaches Officers, Superintendents, Port Captains and Crew what the regulations are and how to comply with them. The course is designed to help the community of seafarers to be updated with the latest regulatory demands. It lays emphasis on the correct methods to meet the requirements and prevent abuse of the experience sharing brings about a total coverage to the issue of marine pollution.


  • Introduction and Objectives
  • Marine environment and its protection
  • Sources and Effects of Marine Pollution
  • MARPOL Convention
  • MARPOL Annex I – Oil
  • MARPOL Annex II -NLS
  • MARPOL Annex III – IMDG Code
  • MARPOL Annex IV – Sewage
  • MARPOL Annex V – Garbage
  • MARPOL Annex VI – Air
  • Liability Claims and Compensations -IMO instruments
  • The US Environmental Laws and Requirements for Compliance
  • Entering the US waters
  • Pollution Casualties and Criminalization of Seafarers

The Benefits of Mariner’s Skills Online Courses:

  • Flexible course enrollment
  • Interactive online program proctored by industry experts
  • Affordable and convenient with volume license discounts for corporate customers
  • USCG approved certificate of completion issued upon successful program completion and proctored exam at a Mariner Skills approved site.

Upon registration, courses are conveniently accessible online for candidates to participate at their own pace and on their own schedule.

Instructor
John Doe
Senior

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Course Features

  • Duaration : 30 Hours
  • Pass Score : 70%
  • Course Id : LRNAMC-962
  • Course: USCG Approved
Price : $350