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9 - 11 December 2019
Hilton Tower Bridge,

Honest dialogue on Ballast Water Management

Achieving operational efficiency and continued compliance

2 day conference with ship owner case studies on ballast water and brand new workshop on ensuring compliance


£300 saving on all bookings made before this Friday!



Expert Speakers

What to expect at BWMTech 2019

Implementation and Enforcement

Post MEPC74 - hear BWM convention updates directly from the IMO

Overview of NA regulations: USCG & VIDA

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?


The commissioning testing debate

What systems and parameters are currently checked during the commissioning process?

 How does industry want to see commissioning testing evolve?

Shipowner Case Studies

Getting systems selection right for your fleet

Retrofitting BMWS on the Maersk fleet 

Operational challenges

Attend as a shipowner VIP - find out more >>
New for 2019 - Ensuring continued compliance workshop

Is your BWM system functioning correctly? Would your crew know if it was?

Exploring indicative testing methods - what is compliant?

Led by William Burroughs at ABS

Find out more >>
Looking post 2020

What is supply chain capacity ahead of 2021-2023 crunch period

Opening the re-retrofits and replacement market

Assessing global biosecurity and the impact of the BWM convention

What Maersk looks for in a BWM systems supplier

 Q&A with Hrishikesh Chatterjee

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.

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