The paper outlines the principles of various systems for disposing of shipboard garbage, oil sludge and sewage, in accordance with the recommendations of Annex IV and Annex V of the IMCO 1973 COnvention. These include incineration units, biological units, physical/chemical systems, chlorinator/macerator systems, etc. The advantages and disadvantages of each are briefly discussed.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Presented at Conference on "The Effect of IMCO Regulations on Shipping," December 5, 1974
  • Corporate Authors:

    Institute of Marine Engineers

    Memorial Building, 76 Mark Lane
    London EC3R 7JN,   England 
  • Authors:
    • Thompson, W J
  • Publication Date: 1974

Media Info

  • Pagination: 4 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00159966
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: British Ship Research Association
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Proceeding
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Sep 20 1977 12:00AM