USCG: Certificates of Adequacy for waste reception facilities

As part of its review on the US implementation of the port reception facility aspects of MARPOL, the USCG provides clarification on some of the regulatory requirements found in 33 CFR 158, “Reception Facilities for Oil, Noxious Liquid Substance and Garbage”, focusing today on the proper documentation of Certificates of Adequacy.

Port reception facilities are a place that international shipping ports must provide to collect ships’ oily mixtures, Noxious Liquid Substances, and garbage.


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