Reception of ship-generated waste and polluted water from ships in the Freeport of Riga is implemented in compliance with the international MARPOL 73/78 convention and HELCOM recommendations.

Collection of waste and polluted water from ships is provided 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The said services shall be provided by merchants, which have concluded a relevant contract with the Freeport of Riga Authority and have been issued permits and licenses specified in laws and regulations.

The Freeport of Riga Authority is responsible for the safe collection and management of ship-generated waste and it is organized in compliance with the regulations of the Cabinet of Ministers of Latvia and the Ship-Generated Waste Management Plan of the Freeport of Riga. 

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