At Sea Vessel Waste Disposal Management

Marine Biological Laboratory
Policy No. J.1.5


Initiated by:Superintendent, Aquatic Resources Department
Approved by:MRC Director, MBL Director/CEO
Date:June 1, 1994
Distribution:Boat operators

1.0Policy Statement:
The primary operator of each vessel is responsible for proper waste management on each vessel. It is the responsibility of the operator to instruct all personnel on board of proper disposal waste. Before securing the vessel for the day, transfer all waste from the vessel to approved receptacles on shore.

2.0Policy Clarification and Updates
Policy clarification and updates are available from the Aquatic Resources Department.