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9 - 11 December 2019
Hilton Tower Bridge,

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

Delegate Registrations now open

We are delighted to announce that BWMTech Europe registration is now open. Returning to the Hilton Tower Bridge from 9 - 11 December 2019, there has been a lot of progress in the ballast water arena and we already have an exciting programme lined up.

What to expect at BWMTech 2019

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?


Contingency Planning

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 

Operational challenges

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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. 

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All the latest industry developments

Formation of BEMA

New type approvals

Testing and monitoring tech

Biofouling - the next big regulatory concern?

BWMTech in Numbers


Expert Speakers

VIP Shipowner places

If you are a shipowner you might qualify for one of our limited VIP places. Your pass will give you access to a closed door, shipowners only, lunchtime briefing with Dr Theofanis Karayannis from the IMO. This is a valuable session giving you the chance to have your questions answered from the world regulator.

What Maersk looks for in a BWM systems supplier

 Q&A with Hrishikesh Chatterjee

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