Blue Flag

International criteria for marinas

Legend: (the) = imperative (g) = help

DEFINITION OF A TOURIST PORT BLUE FLAG

A tourist port to obtain the blue flag must be equipped with pontoons and piers for boaters. May be part of a larger port with other activities, in the case that l ’ tourist port is separated in a clearly defined from the other activities of the port. L ’ landing can be located both in marine waters than in inland waters. L ’ port must have the necessary facilities and Blue Flag criteria standards and meet all requirements with the letter I (imperatives) and possibly to as many of these requirements with the letter G (Guide).

A person responsible for ’ landing must be appointed to manage matters relating to the Blue flag program. L ’ landing must be accessible for inspection ’ announced by the FEE.

ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION AND INFORMATION

  1. Information about local ecosystems and relevant environmental phenomena, must be available to users of Port ’ (the)
  2. A code of conduct in line with applicable laws governing l ’ use of ’ tourist port and surrounding areas must be affixed in Port ’ (the)
  3. Information about the program and/or the policy of blue flag marinas and other eco-label FEE must be posted in Port ’ (the)
  4. L ’ ’ Port must be responsible for the Organization of at least three environmental education activities for customers and staff (the)
  5. In ’ Port must be available the Individual blue flag for boaters (the)
    ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT
  6. A Management Committee should be present for the ’ establishment of environmental management systems and to conduct regular audits in Port ’ (g)
  7. L ’ port must have an environmental policy document and an environmental plan. The plan should include the following topics: ’ water management, waste, consumption of energy, health and safety, use of ecological products, where possible (the)
  8. Sensitive areas near a landing blue flag require special handling to ensure the conservation and biodiversity of marine ecosystems. (the)
  9. L ’ landing must be equipped with suitable containers and clearly identifiable toxic waste collection and/or hazardous materials. The waste should be collected from a licensed contractor and disposed of in a facility for hazardous wastes (the)
  10. L ’ landing must be equipped with baskets and/or appropriate waste containers and well maintained. Waste must be collected from a licensed contractor specializing and disposed of by an authorized specialized service (the)
  11. L ’ landing must be equipped with containers for separate collection of recyclable waste such as glass, aluminum, paper, plastic, organic waste, etc. (the)
  12. In ’ port must be available equipment for pumping of bilge water (g)
  13. In ’ port must be available facilities/equipment for pumping of sewage (the)
  14. All buildings and equipment must be maintained in good condition and in accordance with respect to national legislation. L ’ Landing must be well integrated with the surrounding natural and built environment ’ (the)
  15. In port ’ must have adequate sanitation, clean and well highlighted through appropriate signage, including laundry facilities and drinking water. Wastewater treatment must be in accordance with (the)
  16. If the port ’ has a ’ area equipped for repairs or cleaning of vessels, any kind of pollution must be poured into waste water system, in the territory and waters that are part of the surrounding natural areas or landing ’ (the)
  17. L ’ sustainable transport should promote landing (g)
  18. Parking and transit are banned all internal port ’ ’, unless you are specifically designated areas (the)

SERVICES AND SECURITY

  1. L ’ port must have rescue equipment, first aid and fire protection, adequate and well marked. Equipment must be in accordance with the law (the)
  2. L ’ port must prepare a contingency plan in the event of pollution, of fire or other accidents (the)
  3. Safety precautions and information should be posted in port ’ (the)
  4. Water and electricity must be available on the docks, the systems must be in accordance with the law (the)
  5. L ’ landing should be equipped with facilities for the disabled (g)
  6. A map showing the different services must be affixed in port ’ (the)

BATHING WATERS

  1. L ’ ’ water landing must be visibly clean, without any evidence of pollution such as oily spotting, floating debris, drains or other traces of pollution (the)

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