Course Info

Length: 1 Week

City: Hamburg

Type: In Classroom

Available Dates

  • July-08-2024

    Hamburg

  • Sep-09-2024

    Hamburg

  • Nov-11-2024

    Hamburg

Dates in Other Venues

  • July-01-2024

    Istanbul

  • July-01-2024

    Rotterdam

  • July-08-2024

    Athens

  • July-15-2024

    London

  • Aug-12-2024

    Dubai

  • Sep-02-2024

    Rotterdam

  • Sep-02-2024

    Istanbul

  • Sep-09-2024

    Athens

  • Sep-16-2024

    London

  • Oct-14-2024

    Dubai

  • Nov-04-2024

    Istanbul

  • Nov-04-2024

    Rotterdam

  • Nov-11-2024

    Athens

  • Nov-18-2024

    London

  • Dec-09-2024

    Dubai

Course Details

Course Outline

5 days course

Introduction to Vessel General Permit

  • Overview
  • History

Coverage of VGP

  • Permit Structure
  • Eligibility: Scope of VGP
  • Permit Compliance
  • Authorization under VGP
  • Terminating Coverage
  • Certification
  • Permit Reopener Clause
  • Electronic Reporting Requirement

 Effluent Limits and Related Requirements

  • Technology-based Effluent Limits Applicable to all vessels
  • Effluent Limits and Related Requirements for Specific Discharge Categories
  • Additional Water Quality-Based Effluent Limits

Corrective Actions

  • Problems Triggering the Need for Corrective Action
  • Corrective Action Assessment
  • Deadlines for Eliminating Problem
  • Effect of Corrective Action

Inspections, Monitoring, Reporting and Recordkeeping

  • Self-Inspections and Monitoring
  • Recordkeeping
  • Additional Recordkeeping for Vessels Equipped with Ballast Tanks
  • Reporting

Vessel Class-Specific Requirements

  • Large and Medium Cruise Ships and Large Ferries
  • Barges
  • Tanker Vessels
  • Research Vessels
  • Emergency and Rescue Vessels

Additional Information

  • Specific Requirements for Individual States or Indian Country Lands
  • Appendix E – Notice of Intent Instructions
  • Appendix F – Notice of Termination
  • Appendix H – Annual Report

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