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Waste Management

Trash, foreign garbage, and oil waste removal.

Ship Services provides trash, foreign garbage and oil waste removal by launch and trash and foreign garbage removal by truck. Foreign garbage is all food waste, associated food packing material, including plastic food wrappers and beverage cans and containers (i.e., any item contaminated by food). Foreign garbage is regulated by Customs Border Protections (CBP). Trash includes cardboard, packing material, ash, and general refuse that is generated by normal ship operations.

Prior inspection & approval.

All trash, garbage and waste are subject to prior approval and may require prior inspection and profiling before acceptance and removal. Other types of trash that require prior approval include, but may not be limited to oily waste, batteries, non-regulated medicine, fluorescent light bulbs, aerosol cans, dunnage, or scrap.