SAFEMED IV Training on MARPOL Annex VI for Israel



Under the framework of the EU funded SAFEMED IV project, EMSA staff delivered a training on MARPOL Annex VI in Haifa, from 16 to 17 July 2019. 29 Participants from the Israeli Maritime Administration attended the 16-hour course.


The main objective of the training was to deliver a thorough overview of MARPOL Annex VI by covering issues related to Nitrogen Oxides, Sulphur, Ozone Depleting Substances, etc. The training also included practical exercises on enforcement practices as well as a presentation on the EU Dimension about Port Reception Facilities, Sulphur content in marine fuel and Green Houses Gases. Also, the Israeli Maritime Administration delivered a short presentation regarding the future plans for ratification, the current arrangements and their implementation.


This training course is the first of a series of activities targeting beneficiary countries which have not yet ratified MARPOL Annex VI so as to facilitate the ratification process and bring them in full compliance with its provisions.

  • Haifa, Israel
  • Date