Ships Waste Management and Assessment that Pass through the Canakkale Strait


MARMARA GEOGRAPHICAL REVIEW, no.35, pp.185-194, 2017 (ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: Issue: 35
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.185-194
  • Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University Affiliated: Yes


There are many causes of marine pollution. One of the most important pollutions by the ship. Ships which are high risk ships; carrying bilge, ballast water and chemical load (LPG, LNG, TTA TCH) pose a major threat to marine pollution. Looking at the years 2012-20132014 ship pass statistics average is 43.582 on The Canakkale Strait. Approximate amount of annual waste of 170,000 tons in the strait. We understand the date average is 3.862 kg amount of waste per ship as for the years 2012-2013-2014. Looking at the throat of the risk ratio is still high year on average 27.547 kg. When the data rate of the average amount of waste is 18. 513kg. per capita than the high-risk ship. These ratios are in be underestimated quantities for strait. This increase includes the impact of geographic and oceanographic conditions.