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Fees for the collection of waste from ships

  1. Ships calling at the ports in Szczecin and Świnoujście have the right to deliver certain types and volumens of waste within tonnage fee collected by the Ports Authority based on The Tariff of Fees and Charges as specifiedin tabele 1 ortable 2.

  2. The limit of types and volumes of waste is defined once on the entry to the port based on “Information to be notified before entry into the port” filled before calling at the port of Szczecin/Świnoujście and payable tonnage fee. The limit provides for a single delivery by the ship of waste generated during its voyage from the last port of call to the seaport of Szczecin or Świnoujście. Each consecutive notification on collection of waste submitted by a captain or an agent of a ship have to be providing to Seaport Authority on form "Declaration of waste disposal in the seaport ...". It is subject of a special fee and applies to the limit which has not been utilized.

  3. Ships exempt from port fees(*) and special vessels(*), for which the tonnage fee is 0.0 PLN, are not subject of limit regarding volume and type of waste and pay for the collection of waste from ships according to rates listed in table 3. 

  4. Ships, referred to in § 3.9 of the Tariff(*), incurring the tonnage fee of 50% of the rate are subject to the 50% limit of volume and type of waste.

  5. Vessels of Strażak-24 and Strażak-25 are exempted from fees for the collection of waste from ships.

  6. Collection of waste from ships enjoying the exemption(*) of the Head of Maritime Office of Szczecin from the obligation of delivery of waste before leaving the port and passenger ships involved in scheduled coastal shipping services shall follow principles defined in table 2, provided delivery of liquid oil waste takes place not more than once every second week. In case of frequent delivery of liquid oil waste the limit is reduced by 50%.

  7. Collection of waste from ships in other time and under other conditions than specified by the Seaports Authority is conducted according to special fees specified in table no 4.

  8. The board of Szczecin and Świnoujście Seaports Authority does not provide collection of cargo residues from ships. Fees for cargo residue collection shall be agreed between a party requesting such service and the waste collection company.

(*) See full: "Information about procedure for collecting waste from ships ine the Seaports o Szczecin and Świnoujście"

Table 1 Type and quantity of waste included in a tonnage fee

 

No.

Type of disposed waste

Limitation(1) of quantity of waste according to location of a previous port(2) [m3]

The Baltic Sea area

The North West European waters

Other areas

1

Oil waste and its mixture with water (Annex 1 of MARPOL Convention)

a

oily bilge waters

 2,0

4,0 8,0

b

waste oil

c

sludge means the residual waste oil products resulting from the purification of fuel or lubrication oil

2

Sewage (Annex IV of MARPOL Convention)

a

sewage

 2,0

3,0 5,0

3

Gabage (Annex V of MARPOL Convention)(3)

a

food waste

0,4 0,5 0,6

b

plastic

c

domestic not segregated waste 

d

other waste (folded paper and cardboard, glass, metal, wood) 

e solid oil waste that is oil cleaning agents, rags, fuel and oil filters 1/8 of disposed waste

f

segregated hazardous waste (paint and varnish waste, fluorescent lamps containing mercury, batteries)

1/8 of disposed waste

g

gastronomic waste containing animal byproducts generated on ships arriving from non EU member countries (category 1)

1/8 of disposed waste


Explanation:

(1)  Limitation refers only to waste collection conducted from the land side

(2)  Area specified in MARPOL Convention

(3) Minimum volume of all kinds of solid waste delivered to port reception facilities amounts to 0.05 m3

Table 2 Types and quantities of waste included in a tonnage fee paid by ships exempted by Head of Maritime Office in Szczecin and  passenger ships of costal navigation

No.

Type of disposed waste

Limitation(1) of quantity of waste according to location of a previous port(2) [m3]

The Baltic Sea area

The North West European waters

Other areas

1

Oil waste and its mixture with water (Annex 1 of MARPOL Convention)

a

oily bilge waters

1/4 of containers’ capacity (3)

b

waste oil

c

sludge means the residual waste oil products resulting from the purification of fuel or lubrication oil

2

Sewage (Annex IV of MARPOL Convention)

a

sewage

1/3 of disposed sewage

3

Gabage (Annex V of MARPOL Convention)(4)

a

food waste

1/3 of disposed waste

b

plastic

c

domestic not segregated waste

d

other waste (folded paper and cardboard, glass, metal, wood)

e solid oil waste that is oil cleaning agents, rags, fuel and oil filters 1/8 of disposed waste

f

segregated hazardous waste (paint and varnish waste, fluorescent lamps containing mercury, batteries)

1/8 of disposed waste

g

gastronomic waste containing animal byproducts generated on ships arriving from non EU member countries (category 1)

1/4 of disposed waste

Explanation:

(1) Limit dotyczy tylko odbiorów od strony lądu

(2) Area specified in MARPOL Convention

(3) Maximum limitation granted on one-time basis amounts to 20 m3

(4) Minimum volume of all kinds of solid waste delivered to port reception facilities amounts to 0,05 m3

Table 3 Additional fees

No.

Type of disposed waste

Rates of additional fees [PLN/m3]

1

Oil waste and its mixture with water (Annex 1 of MARPOL Convention)

a

liquid oil waste

85

2

Sewage (Annex IV of MARPOL Convention)

a

sewage

25

3

Solid waste (Annex V of MARPOL Convention)

a

non-hazardous waste

120

b

hazardous waste

250

c solid oil waste that is oil cleaning agents, rags, fuel and oil filters 270

d

gastronomic waste containing animal byproducts generated on ships arriving from non EU countries (category 1)

700

4

Exhaust gas cleaning residues (Annex VI of MARPOL Convention)

a

Exhaust gas cleaning residues

price to be determined(1)

Explanation:

(1) The price is determined each time at the collection of waste and depends on quantity and type of waste as well as current market price for waste disposal

Table 4 Special fees

No.

Specification

Rates of special fees

1

Collecting of waste in time less than 24 h since it was declared to disposal for the reasons dependent on captain's/agent's of the ship

200 PLN/collection

2

Ordering a reception facility for each subsequent waste collection

100 PLN/arrival

3

Collection of not segregated solid waste

205 PLN/collection

4

Lack of readiness of the ship to dispose waste, including collection company waiting for waste disposal, failure of the crew to hand over solid waste directly to means of transport provided by a waste collecting company, or disposal of waste in the amount below 0.05 m3

100 PLN/collection

5

Collection of solid waste including oily solid waste in inadequate packaging

205 PLN/collection

6

Collection of liquid waste with the use of pumps of the collecting company in case ship is not equipped with pumps

150 PLN/each started hour

7

Collection of liquid waste with the use of pumps of the collecting company due to malfunction of pumps on board

250 PLN/each started hour

8

Collection of liquid oil waste in case of pumping efficiency below 5 m3/h for ships up to 5,000 GT or in case of additional use of pumps by a waste collecting company

200 PLN/each started hour

9

Collection of liquid oil waste in case of pumping efficiency below 7.5 m3/h for ships above 5,000 GT or in case of additional use of pumps by a waste collecting company

200 PLN/each started hour

10

Failure to heat sludge and oil up to the temperature enabling efficient waste collection however not exceeding 60°C (1)

205 PLN/collection

11

Collection of liquid waste with the use of special vessels

Price to be determined every time with the waste collecting company

12

Collection of liquid oil waste and its mixture with water containing significant amount of contaminants, e.g. solvents, detergents, solid particles, etc.

205 PLN/m3

13

Lack of standard fledged coupling on board required under MARPOL Convention

405 PLN/collection

14

Conducting of disinfection of waste collected from ships

205 PLN/m3

15

Failure to hand over waste due to the ship's fault in spite of previous written waste collection order

200 PLN/arrival

Explanation:

(1) The fee is also applied in case when the collection of waste declared for disposal does not take place