What is Garbage Managment Plan?

Every ship of 400GT or more, and every ship certified to carry 15 PERSONS or more shall carry a GMP.It should be written in working language of crew and must be in accordance with IMO guidelines. Each GMP will be individual to a  particular ship.

It must include written procedure for:
  • Designated person in charge of carrying out the plan .
  • Procedure for collecting garbage.
  • Procedure for separating garbage.
  • Procedure for processing garbage
  • Procedure for disposing garbage