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Shipboard incineration


The incineration of wastes or other matter on board a ship, if such wastes or other matter have been generated during normal operation of that ship.

Shipboard incineration of sewage sludge and sludge oil may also take place in the main or auxiliary power plant or boilers, but in those cases, shall not take place inside ports, harbours and estuaries.