COMPLIANCE WITH ENVIRONMENTAL CONSIDERATIONS ASSIGNMENT NAME:

 

Question 1

At noon on Christmas day this year, while master of the MV Walrus (owners Messes Fishy Business Pty, of Darling Harbour) you pass an adrift container at Long Reef clearly marked with white diamond shaped labels depicting a skull. In the rising strong wind from the East you are unable to retrieve it.

  1. Where would you find out what was in the container. _____________________________________

 

 

b. Write the POLREP that you would send to Waterways using the required format as below:

 

Name, call sign and description of ship.

 

Position, weather & passage details of ship.

 

Name and contact details of owner

 

Position & time of pollution event.

 

Name, class and description of discharge.

 

Intended radio schedule of situation report

 

Question 2

Describe the issues that need to be considered in developing and implementing an effective a Garbage management plan on a busy party boat. What are the laws that apply and how will you ensure that the plan remains compliant and effective.

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Use the back of this sheet to continue your point plan.

 

 

 

 

Question 3

 

a.       List and describe below the MARPOL classes of pollutants. Give an example of such a material that is commonly found on a small commercial vessel. _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

 

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b. List and describe below the NSW categories of pollutants. ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

 

 

 

 

Question 4

a. What is a Hazardous Material Safety Data Sheet?

 

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b. List the documents and list the precautions you would take to lessen the risks of a pollution incident while loading a mixed cargo. How would you identify and research the properties of some drums containing an unfamiliar chemical.

 

 

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Ranger Hope 2005