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Waste management

Waste is collected from sea ships at the Port of Gdańsk in accordance with the Act of 12 September 2002 on port facilities for collecting waste and cargo residues (Journal of Laws No. 166 of 2002, item 1361) and the rules set out in the “Port plan for the management of waste and cargo residues from ships” approved by the decision of the Marshal’s Office of the Pomeranian Voivodeship No. DROŚ-S.7240.1.2021/2022.AŁ of 05.01.2022 Port of Gdańsk Authority SA ensures the collection of the following generated as a result of operation of sea ships, as listed in the MARPOL 73/78 Convention:

  • Waste oils and mixtures thereof
  • Solid waste
  • Sanitary sewage
  • Residues from flue gas treatment
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Substances that deplete the ozone layer

The Port of Gdańsk Authority SA does not collect waste containing substances that deplete the ozone layer. An entity performing repair, replacement, assembly or disassembly of the ship’s devices and systems containing controlled substances specified in Annex I to Regulation (EC) No 1005/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16 September 2009 on substances that deplete the ozone layer (OJ L UE.L 286, 2009 p. 1) is obliged to ensure the collection of waste generated during its operations.

Food waste

The PGA SA would like to inform that in compliance with Regulation (EC) No. 1069/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 21 October 2009 laying down health rules as regards animal by-products and derived products not intended for human consumption and repealing Regulation (EC) No. 1774/2002 (Animal by-products Regulation) – category 1 catering waste needs to be placed in sealed new packaging or covered, non-returnable leak-proof containers provided with a label reading “cat.1 – strictly to removal”.
The PGA SA would also like to remind that it is mandatory to notify the intention to dispose of category 1 waste in the PHICS system.