MARPOL Special Session Agenda

IMPLEMENTATION OF MARPOL ANNEX V / SPECIAL AREA REQUIREMENTS FOR THE WIDER CARIBBEAN REGION
Friday, May 28, 2010 Facilitator / Presenter
0800-0830                     Arrival & registration of participants  
0830-0845 Opening
  • Workshop objectives
  • Introduction of participants
  • Timetable & materials
J. Ramos, REMPEITC
0845-1000 Introduction to the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships (MARPOL 73/78)
  • Overview of the MARPOL Convention and its Annexes
  • Proposed Revisions to Annex V
  • Implementation & Compliance
D. Condino, USCG
1000-1030 Refreshments  
1030-1100 MARPOL Annex V – Special Area Requirements for the Wider Caribbean Region
  • Implications and benefits of the Special Area Requirements
  • Current Initiatives by REMPEITC & UNEP CEP
  • Port Reception Facilities –current initiatives/needs of the countries in the WCR
J. Ramos, REMPEITC
1100-1200 Global Integrated Shipping Information System (GISIS)
  • Purpose
  • Administration by Member States
  • Managing Accounts
  • Port Reception Facilities Database
  • Live Demonstration (requires internet connection)
J. Ramos, REMPEITC

K. Lynn, USCG

1200-1330 Lunch