2013 EPA Vessel General Permit (VGP) Course
2013 EPA Vessel General Permit (VGP) course aims as familiarization with EPA requirements and provide guidance on how to properly implement legislation.
Regulatory Reference: EPA NPDES
24 Jun 2019
USA Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has officially released the NEW 2013 VGP in effect from December 19th 2013 onwards. As a result ALL vessels calling to US Ports have to comply with the NEW Vessel General Permit (VGP) legislation having several new/additional requirements from the existing one, especially in way of Ballast, Gray Water, Problem Handling, Record Keeping, Training, Monitoring and Reporting. In addition to that several new local requirements apply in several states.
We have successfully running our UNIQUE VGP Training Course since 2008 and we have designed this 2013 EPA Vessel General Permit (VGP) refresh course especially for all those wishing to immediately get an update as follows:
To familiarize all participants with EPA requirements and provide guidance on how to properly implement legislation.
Who Should Attend
All responsible for EPA/EMS requirements implementation ashore and on board
Course provided by a mixture of lecture, case studies, exercises and final exam. Training Material in English, Presentation in Greek
A Certificate of Training is provided to participants on successful completion of course exam.
- Experience feedback so far with the VGP
- 2013 VGP Analysis & Requirements
- Monitoring, Record Keeping and Training Requirements, Links with SMS/EMS
- Training Requirements & options available
- Non Compliance Procedures
- Real life Implementation Issues
- Best Practices used & Real life case studies
- Transitional issues (NOI, Training, Documents)
- Monitoring & Reporting
Next dates: Please consult our Training Calendar
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24 Jun 2019