Notification of ship-generated waste and cargo must be submitted to Port Control no later than 24 hours before ship’s arrival at Port, or immediately upon departure from the previous port of call, if travel time is less than 24 hours. The notification must be provided by the captain of a ship arriving at Port, or a person authorised by the captain.
The delivery of water used for washing cargo tanks must be reported 72 hours before the ship arrives at the Port. If the ship oil or bilge water is known to contain chemicals or other forbidden substances, it is essential that this is reported in advance.
Ship-generated waste must be placed, duly sorted, in the locations indicated for that purpose. If a ship fails to comply with the instructions, the ship/shipping company is liable for any expenses caused.
A waste disposal fee in accordance with the current price list is levied from all ships visiting the Port of Oulu. No waste disposal fee is levied from ships that have been exempted from the fee by the Finnish Transport Safety Agency Trafi.
Waste management in the Port of Oulu is guided by the ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certificates. The Port’s waste management plan and instructions for waste disposal have been drawn up in compliance with them.
Port Control, contact information
tel. +358 44 703 2759
Fax: +358 8 557 2040
VHF: channels 12 and 16