Marine Pollution and Management Training Course in Rome

BMC Training provides Marine Pollution and Management Course in Rome.There are 7 sessions for the course Marine Pollution and Management in Rome , Italy.

Marine Pollution and Management Training in Rome , Italy

Course Code : MNG169 - Course Address : Radisson Blu - Course Fees : 7300 GBP

City Start Date End Date View
Rome , Italy 24 - 12 - 2023 28 - 12 - 2023
Rome , Italy 7 - 1 - 2024 11 - 1 - 2024
Rome , Italy 21 - 1 - 2024 25 - 1 - 2024
Rome , Italy 18 - 2 - 2024 22 - 2 - 2024
Rome , Italy 24 - 3 - 2024 28 - 3 - 2024
Rome , Italy 10 - 3 - 2024 14 - 3 - 2024
Rome , Italy 7 - 4 - 2024 11 - 4 - 2024
Course Description


Marine pollution prevention these days is a serious responsibility for everyone involved in the maritime or offshore industries. This includes offshore and onshore energy production sector, on-shore shipping personnel and shipping transport companies. They all have to fulfil the important duty to protect the marine environment. 

This course provides updated information and the knowledge of various aspects of marine pollution and the ways and methods of its prevention. The course will present the detailed analysis of various sources of pollution, best practices and methodologies for pollution clean-up and the measures as a response to emergencies and accidents. The course also includes explanation of marine pollution legal consequences and liabilities.

The course will feature:

  • Marine pollution causes and effects     
  • Ballast water and other marine pollutants
  • Oil pollution and offshore activities
  • Surveillance, monitoring, measurement and management systems
  • Legal issues, non-compliance with international regulations


By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand numerous aspects of the marine pollution problems.
  • Develop familiarity with regulations & compliance issues according to requirements of international documents.
  • Use available technologies & strategies for marine pollution prevention.
  • Plan & implement measures aimed at reducing the risk of serious environmental impact.


Day One

Marine Pollution

  • Marine pollution definition: types and environmental impacts 
  • Oil pollution and impact of oil spill
  • Heavy metals: dangers and hazards
  • Wastes: solid garbage and liquid sewage
  • Pollution risks from ships : incidents and assessment
  • Economic losses from marine pollution

Day Two

Ballast Water and Other Marine Pollutants

  • Environmental threats from ballast water
  • International maritime dangerous goods (IMDG)
  • Dumping of ship wastes and other materials
  • Bilge water / waste oil operational management
  • Ship scrapping and recycling
  • Waste management operations

Day Three

Methods of Surveillance

  • International Bodies: IMP, MEPC, MARPOL
  • Objectives of surveying marine resources
  • Planning considerations: sites, stations and samples 
  • Sample size and number, statistical requirements
  • Analysis tools and techniques
  • Compatibility of survey methodologies

Day Four

Management Systems

  • ISO 14000 series and environmental management
  • Contingency planning and emergency management
  • Marine pollution preparedness and response 
  • Methods of intervention and clean-up technologies
  • Port reception facilities according to IMO
  • Human element: training and certification

Day Five

Legal Issues, Liability and Insurance

  • Criminal liability of persons involved: crew, ship-owner, charterer
  • Accident investigation and surveys
  • Claims: International Oil Pollution Compensation (IOPC) Funds
  • United Nations Convention on Law of Sea (UNCLOS)
  • Small Tanker Oil Pollution Indemnification Agreement (STOPIA)
  • Tanker Oil Pollution Indemnification Agreement (TOPIA)
Where will the course be held?

The course will be held in Radisson Blu. The exact address and directions will be provided to all enrolled participants prior to the start of the course.

What topics will be covered in the course?

The course will cover a range of topics related to the subject matter, including but not limited to the topics of outlines. By the end of the course, you'll have a solid understanding of the key concepts and techniques in the field, and be able to apply them to real-world situations. Detailed course outlines and learning objectives will be provided to all enrolled students prior to the start of the course.

What is the schedule for the course?

The course is expected to run for 3 hours daily. The exact schedule and timing will be confirmed and communicated to all enrolled students via email at least 2 days prior to the course start date.

What do I need to bring to the course?

All you need to bring is yourself, a notepad or laptop for taking notes, and a willingness to learn! We'll provide pens, paper, and any required textbooks or handouts.

What is the instructor's background and experience?

Our instructors are seasoned industry professionals with over 10 years of experience in the field. They hold a master's degree in the subject matter and have a proven track record of success working with trainees of all levels. You'll have plenty of opportunities to ask questions and get feedback throughout the course.

What are the T&C for this course?

Please visit our Terms and Conditions page

What kind of certificate will I receive upon completion of the course?

Upon completion of the course, you will receive an attendance certificate indicating that you have completed the course. This certificate is not accredited or recognised by any particular institution or organisation, but it can be used to demonstrate your commitment to continuing education and professional development.