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07 Jun 2023 / Fujairah, United Arab Emirates
The oil residue treatment facility is available in Fujairah, but the transportation of oily sludge by road or sea from Fujairah Port to any reception facilities outside Fujairah is strictly forbidden.
Vessel can conduct tank cleaning at Fujairah Offshore Anchorage Area (FOAA) but only if performed by a registered cleaning company. Further, permission is granted on the condition that waste generated during cleaning will be collected by a reception facility that has obtained the necessary approval.
For tank cleaning, the vessel’s agent must submit a request seeking permission from the HSE Department 48 hours before the scheduled activity. The request should include the following details:
1. Vessel’s name
2. Estimated Time of Arrival
3. Last port of call
4. Name of registered agent
5, Name of registered cleaning company
6. Number of labourers involved (if more than nine, a No Objection Certification (NOC) from the Marine Office is required)
7. Cleaning area of the ship
8. Estimated duration of work
9. Estimated quantity of sludge
10. Confirmation and details of reception facility
The following requirements must be followed for de-ballasting at FOAA for non-cargo operation purposes only:
For further details, as well as information about operations in Fujairah, contact GAC Fujairah at [email protected]
27 Feb 2024
27 Feb 2024
Fujairah, United Arab Emirates