What records must be kept of garbage disposed of?

An entry must be made in the Garbage Record Book:Β 

(1) when garbage is discharged into the sea; (2) when garbage is discharged to reception facilities ashore or to other ships; (3) when garbage is incinerated; and (4) of accidental or other exceptional discharges of garbage. A record must be made of each discharge operation or completed incineration. When cargo residues are discharged at sea, the ship’s position where the discharge started and stopped must be recorded.


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Who must make the entries in the Garbage Record Book?

What entries are required in the columns of a Garbage Record Book as required by the revised Annex V?