Vessels requiring discharging slop from tank cleaning and dirty oil bilge should request local agent to provide reception facilities. Ports Authority do not undertake to provide any such facilities.
Government regulation of Pollution
Notice is hereby given that it is expressly forbidden for any vessel to dump or discharge into any Harbour, lagoon, or into any part of the waters of the Republic of Maldives refuse, bunker oil, sewage, noxious substances or any material or substances whatsoever.
The Master of any vessel and or its agents will be held directly responsible for any nature or degree of pollution of the water, lagoons and islands of the Republic of Maldives through the dumping or discharge of any refuse and or substance.
In the event of any nature or degree of pollution of Territorial Waters of the Republic of Maldives due to the dumping or discharge of refuse and or substance, the master and or the Agent of the offending vessel shall be subject to an immediate fine deemed by the Authority concerned according to Maldivian Law