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Large Cruise Ship General Permit

Large Cruiseship wastewater general permit

The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation Cruise Ship Program issued a Large Commercial Passenger Vessel Wastewater Discharge General Permit 2013DB0004 on August 29, 2014. On November 12th, 2014 the Division of Water completed an informal review of the General Permit and stayed the permit. The Division remanded the permit back to the Cruise Ship Program. Informal Review Response November 12th, 2014. On November 26, 2014 the Division responded to the request with an updated Fact Sheet. Remand Response November 26, 2014. An adjudicatory hearing request was granted by the Commissioner on May 15th, 2015. A Final Decision was made on December 17th, 2015.

Permit Documents and information

General Permit
General Permit Fact Sheet
General Permit Response to Comments
Decision on Administrative Hearing (2015)
Draft Permit Presentation
2010 General Permit
2013 HB 80 Information
2009 Science Advisory Panel
For additional information and questions, please contact the cruise ship program.

Ships Authorized to Discharge

Authorization Number Vessel Name Approval Date
2013DB0004-0001 Disney Wonder 4/28/2015
2013DB0004-0002 Silver Shadow 4/28/2015
2013DB0004-0003 Coral Princess 4/28/2015
2013DB0004-0004 Seven Seas Navigator 4/29/2015
2013DB0004-0005 Ruby Princess 4/29/2015
2013DB0004-0006 Crown Princess 4/29/2015
2013DB0004-0007 Golden Princess 4/30/2015
2013DB0004-0008 Grand Princess 4/30/2015
2013DB0004-0009 Pacific Princess 4/30/2015
2013DB0004-0010 Star Princess 4/30/2015
2013DB0004-0011 Rev1 Regatta 7/18/2018
2013DB0004-0012 Statendam 4/30/2015
2013DB0004-0013 Volendam 4/30/2015
2013DB0004-0014 Zaandam 4/30/2015
2013DB0004-0015 Norwegian Jewel 5/1/2015
2013DB0004-0016 Norwegian Pearl 5/1/2015
2013DB0004-0017 Norwegian Sun 5/1/2015
2013DB0004-0018 L'Austral 5/1/2015
2013DB0004-0019 Seven Seas Mariner 2/24/2016
2013DB0004-0020 Island Princess 3/31/2016
2013DB0004-0021 Sun Princess 3/15/2016
2013DB0004-0022 Nieuw Amsterdam 4/1/2016
2013DB0004-0023 Maasdam 4/27/2016
2013DB0004-0024 Le Soleal 4/25/2018
2013DB0004-0025 Eurodam 4/12/2017
2013DB0004-0026 Seabourn Sojourn 4/13/2017
2013DB0004-0027 Emerald Princess 4/21/2017
2013DB004-0028 Norwegian Bliss 5/18/2018