MARPOL Consolidated Annex I-VI

(5 Days) 


This course aims to impart the mandatory minimum requirements of the 1978 International Convention on Standards of Training Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW), as amended for knowledge, understanding and proficiency of marine deck and engineer officers in the operational and management levels and other personnel responsible as provided in Sections A-ll/1, ll/2, ll/3 and in Tables A-lll/1, lll/2, and lll/3, respectively, of the ship and care for persons on board.

This consolidated course covers the requirements of the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships, 1973 as modified by the Protocol of 1978 (MARPOL 73/78) based on the technical content provided in Annexes l to Vl.

This course requires a total of forty (40) instructional hours to complete, consisting  of theory (70 %) and demonstration/practical work (30  %) activities. The subject matter includes Introduction; MARPOL Annex l (Prevention of Pollution by Oil); MARPOL Annex ll (Control of pollution by Noxious Liquid Substances); MARPOL Annex lll (Prevention of pollution by Harmful Substances Carried by Sea in Packaged Form); MARPOL Annex lV (Prevention of pollution by Sewage from Ships); MARPOL Annex V (Prevention of Pollution by Garbage from Ships); and MARPOL Annex VI (Prevention of Air Pollution from Ships).

The conduct of assessment and evaluation is alloted thirty (30) minutes for written and one (1) hour of practical assessment.


The Trainees who successfully complete the course will make a safer and more effective  contribution in “controlling the operation of the ship and care for persons on board” function and in complying with the provisions of the MARPOL 73/78 Convention.

In particular, the trainees shall be able to:

-    discuss the objectives of MARPOL 73/78 Convention;

-    demonstrate competence in preventing/controlling pollution appropriate to positon held onboard;

-   understand the possible impact of pollution to the environment;

-   explain how shis contribute in polluting the environmention;

-   explain responsibilities and obligation  under internional regulations aimed at preventing various forms of pollution by ships; and

-  introduce effective pollution management scheme.

Entry Standards

This course is open to marine deck and engine officers and other personnel responsible in ensuring compliance of onboard operations to regulations of the MARPOL 73/78 Convention.

Course Certificate

On succesful completion of this course i.e., after passing both theoretical and practical assessments and having attended at least 90% of the total number of training hours, a Certificate of Completion shall be issued certifying a holder’s acquisition of the mandatory minimum requirements and competence as specified in Regulations II/1, II/2, or III/3 of the 1978 STCW Convention, as amended and to Sections A-II/1, II/2, II/3 of the STCW Code, as appropriate.