International catering waste

International catering waste (ICW) unloaded from vessels which operate outside of the European Union is subject to waste management controls.

If a ship master needs to dispose of ICW in Newport, arrangements to remove the waste should be made with the port operator.

Download a declaration of the disposal of catering waste from international means of transport

Vessels must have made a declaration to the Animal and Plant Health Agency that all stores have been completely emptied, cleaned, disinfected and restocked following the last international voyage before they are able to land galley waste into general facilities with other domestic waste.