Sharjah Ports Launches “Marasi” the Online Waste Management System
4th August 2022
Sharjah Ports Customs & Free Zone Authority’s, Sharjah Ports Authority launched “Marasi”, the online waste management platform with the cooperation of Bee’ah Group, with an aim to preserving and sustaining the safety of Sharjah’s marine Ecosystem. The platform is intended to provide a one-stop portal to the shipping industry of Sharjah for all their waste disposals and management needs.
The system obligates three categories of entities to register at “Marasi”:
1 - Waste generators: (ships and shipping agents acting on behalf of incoming ships and any other entity generating waste within the Port ecosystem) to electronically create waste manifests in the system.
2 - Waste transporters: To electronically submit manifests in the system and to acknowledge their undertaking of waste collection from the ship/port.
3 - Waste processing facility: Waste receiving sites in Sharjah, to proceed with accepting incoming waste from ships and acknowledging waste receipt and processing at their site on the portal.
Bee’ah for environmental services conducted an awareness workshop to acquaint the concerned parties with the guidelines and usage of the system.
The launching of the online environmental service is also aimed at reinforcing safety in the collection, transportation and treatment of the shipping industry wastes and in preserving a sound and healthy maritime ecosystem of the Emirate of Sharjah.