MARPOL Operation: Compliance Training Assessment
Test your knowledge of MARPOL regulations, compliance, and the marine environment.
This survey is being conducted on behalf of NAMEPA to assess effectiveness of a training program. This is NOT a formal or governmental evaluation. Honest answers are encouraged and responses will not be shared with outside parties.
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Were you in Wilmington, North Carolina or Morehead City, North Carolina when you were introduced to this program? If not, how were you introduced?
What does "MARPOL" refer to?
The International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships
The International Agreement for the Reduction of Invasive Species
The Global Agreement for Endangered Species Management
What is the objective of MARPOL regulations?
To preserve the marine environment
To minimize oil pollution in the ocean
To reduce pollution from garbage in the ocean
To minimize sewage pollution in the ocean
To limit chemical harm from noxious liquids in the ocean F. To limit air pollution from ships
All of the above
True or False? A typical food chain in the ocean starts with phytoplankton.
What is an environmental hazard associated with oil spills?
What is a noxious liquid?
Warm seawater from the surface of the ocean enriched with nitrogen
Liquids leftover after cooking containing oils
Liquids with chemicals that are poisonous to marine life, can contaminate freshwater drinking supply, and can contaminate seafood
What is considered sewage on a ship?
Waste from toilets and urinals
Liquids and fluids from medical areas or sick bays
Liquids from where live animals are kept onboard
All of the above
True or False: It is illegal to discharge plastic materials, synthetic lines, fishing nets, ash from incinerating garbage, or residue from the cargo section of oil tanker anywhere at sea from any vessel.
Why do chemical compounds, including CO2, Sox and NOx, emitted into the air from ships pose a threat to living things?
They can cause respiratory problems
They can cause heart problems
They accelerate climate change
They can damage ecosystems as a whole
Why is it important to protect the marine environment?
Why is compliance with MARPOL Regulations important (mark all that apply)
Safety of the crew
Improve business performance
Required by law
Keep cargo tied to vessel
Protect the environment
True or False: The first step to reporting a non-compliance issue onboard ship is to call the US Coast Guard.
If you read through the MARPOL: Operation Compliance Program, was it helpful in your understanding of MARPOL regulations and the marine environment?
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