TECHNICAL RESOURCES

MAX1 Library

By Rik van Hemmen

The following presentations from the MAX1 Conference have been made publicly available:

Offshore Industry Perspective; Timothy Sullivan

Cruise Industry Perspective; James van Langen

Chronology & Horizon; Rik van Hemmen

Bilge water Management Case Study: MCRIP Horizon Lines Program; Joseph Breglia

OWS Effectiveness and the Armed Forces Vessels Perspective; Debra Falatko

MAX1 Studies, Outcomes, and Areas of Interest (including survey findings); Hannah van Hemmen

Additionally, documents which were eventually consolidated into the MAX1 Chronology, a historical perspective on machinery space waste stream management, can be viewed individually below:

General Engineering Knowledge for Marine Engineers, Volume 8, pages 380-388

MEPC/Circ.235

MEPC.60(33) Adopted by Resolution

Purification of Oily Waste Water by Ultrafiltration

IMO Resolution MEPC.76(40) Standard Specification for Shipboard Incinerators

Interim Guidelines for the Application of Human Element Analysing Process (Heap) to the IMO Rule Making Process

Marine Auxiliary Machinery, 7th edition

IMO Resolution MEPC.78(43) Amendments to the Annex of the Protocol of 1978 relating to the international convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships, 1973

Technical Report: Novel Oil/Water Separator for Treatment of Oily Bilgewater

Enhanced MARPOL Oil Pollution Prevention Holland America Line Case Study

Resolution MEPC.93(45)

Guidance on the Use of Human Element Analysing Process (Heap) and Formal Safety Assessment (FSA) in the IMO Rule Making Process

Deckma Hamburg OCM test liquid instructions and MSDS

Cost Savings Stemming from Non-Compliance with International Environmental Regulations in the Maritime Sector

MEPC.107(49) Revised Guidelines and Specifications for Pollution Prevention Equipment for Machinery Space Bilges of Ships adopted by resolution

IMO MEPC Circ.406 Guidelines for Application of MARPOL Annex I Requirements to FPSOs and FSUs

A Guide for correct entries in the Oil Record Book, Part I Machinery Space Operations, Edition 1, May 2004

Resolution MEPC.117(52)

Revised Guidelines and specifications for pollution prevention equipment for machinery space bilges of ships MEPC/Circ.420

Practical Guide in Regard to Marine Bilge Water Properties and Treatment Technologies

Bilge water treatment – the need for advanced technology

Factors affecting bilge water properties and oily water separator performance

Draft Environmental Compliance Plan

Human Factors in Classification and Certification

SNAME forms T&R Ad Hoc Panel 14 to study OWS issues

Cruise Ship Pollution Prevention. What Works and What Doesn’t?

Guidelines for the Inspection of Oily Water Monitor and Separator Systems

Treatment of Bilge water using a combination of ultrafiltration and reverse osmosis

Resolution MEPC.139(53)

Pollution Prevention Equipment required by MARPOL 73/78 MEPC.5/Circ.9

MSC-MEPC.4/Circ.1: Retention of original records/documents on board ships

Ship Source Pollution & Criminalisation of Seafarers – A Shipowner’s View

USCG notice of proposed rule making for Pollution Prevention Equipment

Bypassing the Oily Water Separator is a Shortcut to Jail!

USCG approves Alfa Laval Ecostream 107(49) OWS

NAVSEA Warfare Center Environmental Quality Systems Brochure

Shipping Industry Guidance on the use of Oily Water Separators Ensuring Compliance with MARPOL 

Docket USCG-2004-18939 Pollution Prevention Equipment Comment

Guidance for the Enforcement of MARPOL ANNEX I During PSC Examinations

Carnival Corporation Environmental Management Report Fiscal Year 2005

Initial Recommendations for Bilge Oily Water Separator System Design and Operation

A Separate Society

Polishing up Bilge Water

GISIS Database

MEPC 54/10/6 Reports of Subcommittee

Resolution MEPC.142(54)

Vessel Pollution & Solutions

MEPC.1/Circ.511

Checklist for Considering Human Element Issues by IMO Bodies

MER Letter to the editor

MEPC 55/INF.8 Incinerators for disposal of oil residues

Oily Waste Management Onboard of Vessels

Solving the Oily Water Separator Puzzle case study

An Improved IBTS Diagram

Marine Auxiliary Machinery, 7th edition

BIMCO discusses oily water at IMO

Carnival Corporation Environmental Management Report Fiscal Year 2006

MEPC 56/6/2 Phase out of existing pollution prevention equipment complying with Resolutions MEPC.60(33) and A.586(14)

MEPC 56/19/2 Work Programme of the Committee and Susidiary Bodies. Proposed amendments to the revised MARPOL Annex I (Electronic means to control oil discharge from ships) 

KGJS’s Environmental Compliance Programme

Appendix V Environmental Crimes Voluntary Disclosure Policy

Draft Cruise Ship Discharge Assessment Report

The Coast Guard’s Environmental Crimes Voluntary Disclosure Policy – What It Does and What It Doesn’t Do

Carnival Corporation Environmental Management Report Fiscal Year 2007

USCG Office of Port and Facility Activity Organization

Britannia: Oily Water Separator Violations

The Need for Additional Human Factors Considerations in Ship Operations

Ferry oily wastewater treatment

MEPC.1/Circ.640

2008 Revised Guidelines for Systems Handling Oily Wastes in Machinery Spaces of Ships Incorporating Guidance Notes for an Integrated Bilge Water Treatment Systems (IBTS) MEPC.1/Circ.642

MSC-MEPC.4_Circ3.pdf

SNAME T&R Bulletin 6-1 Guide to Diagnosing Contaminants in Oily Bilge Water to maintain, operate and troubleshoot Bilge Water Treatment Systems

USCG Interim Rule

Carnival Corporation Environmental Management Report Fiscal Year 2008

Discussion of USCG interim rule on Pollution Prevention Equipment

Amendments to the Annex of the Protocol of 1978 relating to the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships, 1973 MEPC.187(59)

Amendment to the 2008 Revised Guidelines for Handling Oily Wastes in Machinery Spaces of Ships Incorporating Guidance Notes for an Integrated Bilge Water Treatment System (IBTS) MEPC.1/Circ.676

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. 2009 Stewardship Report

Report on Environmental Attitudes Survey Performed by SNAME T&R Panel EC-7

Carnival Corporation Sustainability Summary Report Fiscal Year 2009

Guidance for the Environmental Class Notations, Clean and Clean Design

MEPC.1/Circ.760

MEPC.1/Circ.736/Rev.1

MEPC.1/Circ.736/Rev.2

Oily Bilgewater Separators

Carnival Corporation Sustainability Report Fiscal Year 2010

MARPOL International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships

Systems Design for Meeting New and Existing International Regulations

Accuracy Considerations in Tank Soundings and ORB Volume Recording

Bilge and Sludge Tank Naming Convention

Production Capacity of OWS Equipment

Incinerator Use Considerations in Specific Trade

Use of Unified Format Stamps in ORB Recording

Use of Excel Spreadsheets for ORB Recording

MARPOL Requirements for Port Reception Facilities

Standard Specification for Shipboard Oil Pollution Abatement System

Royal Caribbean Cruises Stewardship Report 2012

General Engineering Knowledge for Marine Engineers, Volume 8, pages 389-398

Norwegian Cruise Line introduces Eco-Smart Cruising program

KGJS’s MARPOL Annex I Compliance powerpoint presentation

Sustainable Ocean Summit

Resolution MEPC.240(65)

Cruise Ship Industry’s Environmental Record: Not Triumphant

Revised Consolidated Format for Reporting Alleged Inadequacies of Port Reception Facilities. MEPC.1/Circ.469/Rev.2

Guide to Good Practice for Port Reception Facilities Providers and Users. MEPC.1/Circ.671/Rev.1

Standard Format for the Advanced Notification Form for Waste Delivery to Port Reception Facilities. MEPC.1/Circ.644/Rev. 1

Standard Format for the Waste Delivery Receipt Following a Ship’s Use of Port Reception Facilities. MEPC.1/Circ.645/Rev.1

Carnival Corporation Sustainability Report Fiscal Year 2011

2013 Ocean Ranger Season Report

MARPOL Reception Facility Inadequacies

Vessel General Permit for Discharges Incidental to the Normal Operation of Vessels

2013 Final Issuance of National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Vessel General Permit (VGP) for Discharges Incidental to the Normal Operation of Vessels Fact Sheet

Marpol International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships

Characterizing shipboard bilgewater effluent before and after treatment

Resolution MEPC.244(66)

Ocean Ranger Guidebook

MEPC.266(68)

How to Fix a Broken Police Department 

OWS Tech Discussion: Pre/Post Treatment

A Failure to Communicate

A Discussion on Data for OWS Operations Failures