Honest dialogue on Ballast Water Management
Effective implementation and operational systems
2 day conference with ship owner case studies on ballast water and brand new workshop on crew training
Topics and features for 2018
Implementation and Enforcement
Post MEP73 - hear BWM convention updates directly from the IMO
Overview of NA regulations: USCG, EPA, CVIDA
How can PSCs measure and enforce compliance consistently?
Compliance and liability
How will you be able to demonstrate your BWMS is operational?
Who will be liable for system failures?
What are the legal/ financial risks of non-compliance?
Operating in muddy waters
Shore side and mobile ballast treatment options
The logistics of non-compliance
Shipowner Case Studies
Getting systems selection right for your fleet
Retrofitting BMWS on the Maersk fleet
Crew Training Workshop
Who is responsible for training crews in the proper operations of BWMS?
What guidelines are in place?
Computer aided training, self-monitoring and BWMS after-sales service.
All the latest industry developments
Formation of BEMA
New type approvals
Testing and monitoring tech
Biofouling - the next big regulatory concern?
BWMTech in Numbers
Speakers for 2018 include:
You want to be here in London. This event draws the people you want to talk to
The contacts that you make here and the relationships that you build at the event allow you to solve problems in the environment
John P Dooley
Choice Ballast Solutions
It’s an event that’s getting to the nitty gritty of the issues for everybody, from testing right through to shipowners and fitting systems