Waste and recycling

To reduce environmental damage through waste management.

Sustainability of the ocean is a subject close to our heart. Our waste management process onboard are in compliance to Convention for Prevention of Marine Pollution (MARPOL), Ballast Water Management Convention (BWMC) and The International Convention on Oil Pollution Preparedness (OPRC). Above and beyond industry standards, we aim to reduce our non-recyclable consumption and increase our recycling initiatives.



Our Position

Our Efforts and Programmes

We actively monitor our waste management practices as part of our business operations and environmental conservation efforts. Stewardship is a value embeded in the Wilhelmsen culture. We promote responsible consumption and recycling programs onboard and onshore.

All vessels follow strictly to MARPOL Annex V

Watch how waste management is done onboard (click for larger view).

Campaign onboard to reduce single use plaster water bottle consumption



Curbing plastic requires a lifecycle approach and a holistic view of the whole value chain. Wilhelmsen Ship Management has taken a strong stand against single-use plastic since 2019 and the journey still continues today.