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Suggested Citation:"Annex." National Research Council. 1995. Clean Ships, Clean Ports, Clean Oceans: Controlling Garbage and Plastic Wastes at Sea. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/4769.
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APPENDIX B 312 Annex Form of IMO Type Approval Certificate for shipboard incinerators with capacities of up to 1,160 kW Certificate of Shipboard Incinerator Name of Administration Badge or Cypher This is to certify that the shipboard incinerator listed has been examined and tested in accordance with the requirement of the standard for shipboard incinerators for disposing of ship-generated waste appended to the Guidelines for the implementation of Annex V of MARPOL 73/78. Incinerator manufactured by _____________________________________ Style, type or model of the incinerator* ___________________ Max. capacity ________ kW or kcal/h ________ kg/h of specified waste ________ kg/h per burner O2 average in combustion chamber/zone __________ % CO average in flue gas mg/MJ _______________________ Soot number average Bacharach or Ringelman scale ______________________________ Combustion chamber flue gas outlet temperature °C average ___ Amount of unburned components in ashes % by weight ________________________________________ A copy of this certificate should be carded on board a vessel fitted with this equipment at all times. Official stamp Signed Administration of ________________________________ Dated this _____ day of ___ ________________________________ * Delete as appropriate.

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Marine debris is a serious environmental problem. To do its part, the United States has agreed to abide by the international treaty for garbage control at sea, known as MARPOL 73/78 Annex V.

Clean Ships, Clean Ports, Clean Oceans explores the challenge of translating Annex V into workable laws and regulations for all kinds of ships and boats, from cruise ships to fishing crafts and recreational boats. The volume examines how existing resources can be leveraged into a comprehensive strategy for compliance, including integrated waste management systems and effective enforcement.

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  • Differences in perspective among military, industrial, and recreational seafarers and shoreside facilities.

Clean Ships, Clean Ports, Clean Oceans will be important to marine policymakers, port administrators, ship operations officers, maritime engineers, and marine ecologists.

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