Which UK merchant ships do the Port Waste Regulations not apply to, and how should these ships handle their ship-generated waste?

(1) The Regulations do not apply to Class IV, V, VI and VI(A) passenger ships, but these ships should adopt good waste management practices in accordance with the DSM Code.Β 

(2) The Regulations do not apply to ships of Classes IX(A) (non-tankers) and IX(A)(T) (tankers) which do not proceed to sea, but these ships should ensure that their ship-generated waste is handled in an environmentally sound manner. (MGN 387)




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