SHIP GENERATED WASTE AND PORT RECEPTION FACILITIES

Action No.

Action

Lead Party(ies) / other relevant OSPAR Bodies

Published reports or further information

30

Ensure regional coordination on the implementation of EU Directive 2000/59/EC in relation to MARPOL Annex V ship generated waste.

Belgium, Germany, Netherlands,

With assistance from Seas at Risk.

ACTION COMPLETED

Briefing note on OSPAR actions in relation to marine Litter and their overlap with the revision of the Directive on port reception facilities for the delivery of waste from ships

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Summary Report on the implementation of OSPAR RAP ML Action 30

31

OSPAR will assist the European Commission in the ongoing revision of EU Directive 2000/59/EC.

Sweden and Germany, with assistance from Seas at Risk and the Secretariat.

ACTION COMPLETED

Briefing note on OSPAR actions in relation to marine Litter and their overlap with the revision of the Directive on port reception facilities for the delivery of waste from ships

32

Identify best practice in relation to inspections for MARPOL Annex V ship generated waste, including better management of reporting data, taking into consideration the Paris MOU on port state control.

Germany, with assistance of Seas at Risk, the Secretariat, the North Sea Network of Prosecutors and HELCOM Secretariat. (in combination with 33 and 38)

ACTION COMPLETED

Background document on sanctions, penalties and fines (not yet officially published by OSPAR – to be adopted at EIHA(2) 2020)

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Workshop with HELCOM, Barcelona Convention, and key stakeholders (European Maritime Safety Agency, the IMO, North Sea Prosecutors, ship owner associations, harbour associations and NGO’s) held in 2018, with an outcome of agreed recommendations covering issues such as detection, inspection, data exchange and enforcement.

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Action briefing note for actions 32, 33 and 38

33

Seek dialogue with the Paris MOU to take the risk of illegal waste discharges into consideration for the prioritisation of port state control inspections.

Germany, with assistance of Seas at Risk, the Secretariat, the North Sea Network of Prosecutors and HELCOM Secretariat. (in combination with 32 and 38)

See action 32 above.

34

Improve implementation of the ISO standard 21070:2013 in relation to port reception facilities.

Belgium, Netherlands, with participation of Denmark and Germany

Background document on Improving the implementation of ISO standard 21070:2013 in relation to port reception facilities: https://www.ospar.org/documents?d=35420

38

Analyse penalties and fines issued by Contracting Parties for waste disposal offences at sea to highlight the differences, trends, problem areas and issues to relevant organisations, such as the North Sea Network of Investigators and Prosecutors.

Germany, with the assistance of Seas at Risk, the Secretariat, the North Sea Network of Prosecutors and HELCOM Secretariat. (in combination with 32 and 33)

See action 32 above.