26 - 28 September 2017
Trump International Beach Resort,
Preparing for Convention enforcement and BWMS application
Bringing together shipowners, ballast water service providers, regulators and front line innovators across the American market
2016 event brought together:
CALL FOR PAPERS
If you are at the forefront of technology innovation and solution providers for ballast water management and need to showcase this to the entire supply chain, please email a proposed title and short abstract (no more than 200 words) to firstname.lastname@example.org to apply.
The deadline for submission is Wednesday 5th April.
2017 Conference Themes
IMO Updates on BWM Convention
Hear a regulatory stance and review of current guidelines and how ratification will impact the market.
Translating USCG Type Approval
Comparing the differences between IMO & USCG and a realistic view of type approved systems in the current market.
Listening to key shipowners discuss their experiences and lessons learnt from BWTS installation.
Impact of global trade and analyzing trends of commissioning of new builds that meet BWTS standards and regulations.
Extensions or Exemptions?
Assessing the issue of bottlenecks and implementing measures to avoid hefty consequences of not meeting regulations.
How compliant are you?
Perspectives of State vs Port State Control, stringency of testing and application of self-monitoring and a heavily regulated industry.