Vordingborg Havn

Waste Management System (english)

1. PURPOSE OF THE WASTE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

Through the establishment of an efficient waste disposal system, Vordingborg Port wishes to contribute to a positive environmental effect by handling the operational and industrial waste from vessels responsibly. The objective is to create a flexible waste disposal system for vessels calling at the port, which contributes to reducing pollution of the sea environment.

2. PORT LIABILITIES

The harbour administration of Vordingborg Port is liable for drawing up this plan for handling port waste.
Please contact the harbour administration on +45 55 36 25 30 or email:
Vordingborghavn@vordingborg.dk, if you have questions concerning the waste management system.

3. GENERAL RULES FOR THE WASTE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

Vordingborg Port has established a waste disposal system for the receipt and handling of waste from vessels pursuant to the executive order issued by the Danish Ministry of the Environment No 1003 of 10 December 2002.

Vessels calling the port must inform the port of the amount and the type of waste that the vessel is carrying on board when berthing. At the same time, it must inform the port of the type of waste it plans to leave at the port. Vessels that have dispensation according to the executive order § 18 are, however, exempt from this.

3.1 QUANTITIES

Only quantities of operational waste, which correspond to the vessel type and size and which are proportionate to the latest port of call can be returned without payment of duties.

4. PAYMENT

Payment for using the waste management system will be charged according to Terms of business and list of rates, unless the waste is included ”No special fee”. Rates and claims for payment are exclusive VAT except Danish registered vessels.

4.1 “NO SPECIAL FEES”

Waste which is categorised ”No special fee” will be charged as follows:

Normal working hours
Monday – Thursday 07:00-15:30
Friday 07:00-12:00

Overtime rate will be charged outside normal working hours. Overtime according to Terms of Business clause 7.4 Personnel.

Hourly fee: DKK 387,60


4.2 WASTE FEES

Solid waste, incl. dues Emptying of container, DKK 400,00

Engine room slop oil DKK 400,00 pr. m3

Sewage wastewater
Pumped to wastewater discord water line DKK 40,00 m3
Suction vehicle picking up sewage sludge DKK 1.100,00 pr. hour

Any unforeseen costs associated with waste disposal will be charged to the vessel. This applies for costs connected to delays (no matter the reason), no-shows or, for example, if the wastewater has a lower pump speed than anticipated.

5. OWNERSHIP

Ownership of the waste is transferred to Vordingborg Port when the waste has been deposited on the quay.

6. LIABILITY

The owner of the vessel is liable for the correctness of all the shipmaster’s information about the waste, the type of it, composure, quantities, time of collection and any injuries in connection with waste handling due to errors or deficiencies. Thus, the owner of the vessel is liable for any injury irrespective of guilt that is a consequence of the shipmaster’s incorrect, misleading or insufficient information. This shall also apply to injuries sustained by third parties as a consequence of the shipmaster’s incorrect, misleading or insufficient information.

Pursuant to the executive order from the Danish Ministry for the Environment No 1003, vessels that e.g. omit to dispose of waste pursuant to the order regulations or that do not comply with the rules of notification can be punished with a fine or in case of gross negligence with mitigated imprisonment or prison up to two years.

 7. LEGAL BASIS AND COMPLAINTS

The Danish Ministry of the Environment Article nr. 415 the 10/05/2012.
Complaints regarding lack of capacity must be submitted to Vordingborg Port. A copy of the complaint will hereafter be submitted to the Environmental Protection Agency.
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