Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping Company CJSC (ASCO) constantly pays attention to minimizing the environmentally negative impact of liquid and solid emissions resulting from the operation of ships and coastal facilities on water sources, soil and atmosphere. During operations, the ASCO takes necessary preventive measures within its own capabilities.
According to the results of period from January to May, 2021, 22.64 m³ of plastic, 251.23 m³ of food waste, 180.7 m³ of household waste (rags, paper-cardboard, glass, metal and other waste), 32.57 m³ of operational waste, 125 m3 of oil residues, 3662.7 m³ of bilge water, 4855.74 m³ of wastewater generated at ASCO territories, were disposed, on the basis of an agreement, to experienced professionals and certified institutions with technical resources.
During this period, 76.2 m³ of oil sludge formed at the bottom of the tanks, 4.18 tons of burnt mold sand, 660 tons of abrasive (a mixture of rust, paint, gravel and sand removed from the ship’s hull), 29669.29 tons of wastewater, 531 tons of bilge oil-containing water, 118.647 of lubricating oil, 2101.58 m³ of household waste (paper and cardboard, wood, rags, glass, metal, bottles, etc.), 597.69 m³ of food waste, 50.02 m³ of polymer and plastic waste, 11.2019 m³ of oily and oil-containing waste, 27.2 m³ of various rubber waste, 63 batteries and galvanic cells, 302.01 m³ of operational waste, 5.25 m³ of electronic waste, 0.22 m³ of medical waste generated at coastline structures of ASCO were disposed of in a similar way.
ASCO has also disposed 40.11 m³ of objects of various sizes collected during the indicated period from the surface of the waters of the National Seaside Park and the area of coastal activities of the Company.
In the first six months of this year, in general, 0.88 tons of paper, 0.5612 tons of plastic, 1966.54 tons of ferrous scrap metal and 8.752 tons of non-ferrous metal were sent to recycling.