This Curriculum has been prepared as an instructional aid and guide for students on the serious subject of pollution prevention and protection of the environment as related to his occupation and responsibilities as a professional seafarer. The intent is to convey, through instruction, a general understanding of the various types and sources of marine pollution, preventive measures, and the national and international laws and regulations for the control of marine pollution. The Curriculum is divided into ten Sections covering; (1) Description of Marine Environment; (2) Types of Marine Pollution; (3) Biological Effects and the Fate of Pollutants in the Marine Environment; (4) Oil Pollution; (5) National Statutes and Regulations for the Control of Oil Pollution; (6) International Agreements, Conventions and Treaties on the Control of Oil Pollution; (7) Control of Pollution from Sewage and Garbage; (8) Air Pollution (Smoke); (9) Hazardous Substances (Bulk Liquids other than Oil); and (10) National Clean Up and Bilateral Contingency Plans. Each Section contains a list of suggested reference material and visual aids, notes for the instructor and an estimate of the class hours required.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Maritime Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Publication Date: 1975-7

Media Info

  • Pagination: 22 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00138727
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Maritime Administration
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Feb 1 1977 12:00AM