Collection, Treatment and Management of maritime waste

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HAROPA, a stakeholder for environmental excellence

The collection and treatment of ship waste is subject to classification and traceability plans and official regulations that are regularly updated. Waste management is not limited to the collection or treatment of waste. HAROPA, an eco-responsible port complex, has developed with its partners ecological services, of a technological and technical nature, for clean reception in the port areas.

Services dedicated to waste management 

  • Approval of service providers for:

        ♦ Management of waste related to ship maintenance or human activity
        ♦ Routing of this waste to recovery facilities

  • Self-propelled recovery units:

        ♦ Cargo residues (Marpol 1) or ship-generated waste
        ♦ 480 m² capacity barge
        ♦ Masked time recovery during commercial ship operations

  • Transport of household waste and bulky items by containers and transport of WEEE (waste electrical and electronic equipment)
  • Development of a network of floating waste collection centres
  • Preferred river transport for waste on the Seine axis: +30%

Services associated with technologies

  • Waste and residue treatment management plan 
  • Support for the declarant from initial declaration before arrival at the port to issue of the certificate of deposit by ECOPORT
  • ECOPORT, software implemented by the Harbour Master's Office :

        ♦ Connected to the EASYPORT single port counter
        ♦ Centralization and control of waste declarations
        ♦ Monitoring and optimization of the collection process
        ♦ Management of exemptions from payment of ship fees
        ♦ Incentive for the deposit of waste and residues with facilitation at stop-overs

Prevention, biodiversity and eco-responsibility

  • A systematic industrial ecological and risk prevention approach (PPRT) initiated by HAROPA towards its customers
  • HAROPA is connected to the Safe Sea Net,network, a European maritime platform for communication and the fight against accidents at sea and marine pollution
  • HAROPA takes into account the recommendations of the international MARPOL convention
  • A multitude of work to maintain biodiversity
  • Annual soil and groundwater pollution diagnoses
  • Implementation of an EMS (Environmental Management System)