Posts Tagged ‘BWMC (Ballast Water Management Convention)’

Seagull’s Guide to Ballast Water Management

Seagull’s Guide to Ballast Water Management
… On the 8th September 2017 the International Convention of the Control and Management of Ship’s Ballast Water and Sediments (BWM Convention) entered into force. With a few exceptions, it will apply to all ships in international trade beginning in 2017 and fully implemented in 2024. Complex...
September 25th, 2017 | Books, Environment, Pollution | Read More

Ballast Water Management Update – July 2017

Ballast Water Management Update – July 2017
Michael Chalos In 2004, the IMO hosted the International Conference on Ballast Water Management to address the problems associated with the introduction of non-native species into aquatic ecosystems when transported in the ballast water of oceangoing vessels.  The members adopted the International Convention...
July 24th, 2017 | Environment, IMO, Legal, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Press and Media, Regulatory, Shipmanagement | Read More

Liberia hails BWMC amendments as good for shipping and environment

Liberia hails BWMC amendments as good for shipping and environment
Alfonso Castillero The Liberian Maritime Administration has welcomed an agreement reached by the IMO Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) on an implementation schedule for the Ballast Water Management Convention (BWMC) which broadly incorporates the terms of an amendment initially proposed...
July 10th, 2017 | Environment, Flags, IMO, Oceanology, Organisations, Pollution, Regulatory, Shipmanagement | Read More

On the wave 2016 – The Ballast Water Management Convention

On the wave 2016 – The Ballast Water Management Convention
The following article on the Ballast Water Management Convention comes from Studio Legale Garbarino Vergani   and at the end viewers can log on and read same in French and Italian: 1.What is Ballast Water Management (“BWM”) Convention? The BWM Convention is an IMO international Convention for the...
November 26th, 2016 | Environment, Legal, Oceanology, Pollution, Regulatory | Read More

BW Convention -The eggs are broken. Compliance is non-negotiable.

BW Convention -The eggs are broken. Compliance is non-negotiable.
A view from the conference during Q&A time Dubai – RINA and the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science & Technology (IMarEST), UAE Branch hosted a knowledge sharing session on ‘The role of Classification in the implementation of the BWM Convention’ for the Middle East maritime fraternity. Nikeel...
November 13th, 2016 | Associations, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IMarEST, Pollution, Regulatory, RINA (Royal Institution of Naval Architects | Read More

Ballast Water Management Convention is a step in the right direction

Ballast Water Management Convention is a step in the right direction
Ian Petty Press Statement: Ian Petty, General Manager, Sustainable Shipping Initiative London – 23 September 2016 -The recent ratification of the Ballast Water Management Convention (BWMC) is welcomed by the Sustainable Shipping Initiative. The transport of alien species in ballast water is...
September 23rd, 2016 | Associations, Charity, Environment, Pollution | Read More

IMCA welcomes news of the BWMC

IMCA welcomes news of the BWMC
Richard Benzie The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) welcomes the news that the Ballast Water Management (BWM) Convention enters into force on 8 September 2017, and has produced a 12-point information sheet on the Convention for its members. The BWM Convention aims to stop the spread...
September 13th, 2016 | Associations, Environment, Oceanology, Pollution, Regulatory, Shipmanagement | Read More

International community rallies to address major threat to oceans

International community rallies to address major threat to oceans
Global treaty to halt invasive aquatic species to enter into force in 2017 Accession by Finland has triggered the entry into force of the Ballast Water Management (BWM) Convention on 8 September 2017. The BWM Convention is a key international measure for environmental protection that aims to stop the...
September 12th, 2016 | IMO, News, Organisations | Read More

INTERTANKO cautiously welcomes Entry Into Force of IMO BWMC

INTERTANKO cautiously welcomes Entry Into Force of IMO BWMC
Katharina Stanzel INTERTANKO cautiously welcomes Entry Into Force of IMO Ballast Water Management Convention Finland has deposited its instrument of ratification to the IMO’s Ballast Water Management Convention bringing the Convention into force on 8 September 2017. The Finnish tonnage raises the...
September 8th, 2016 | Environment, Intertanko, News, Shipmanagement, Tankers | Read More

World’s first ballast water port solution successfully completes tests

World’s first ballast water port solution successfully completes tests
InvaSave designed for uninterrupted port logistics after entry into force of the BMWC Damen Green Solutions is proud to announce that the InvaSave technology has completed shipboard testing onboard the Henrike Schepers. During the shipboard tests, ballast water was taken in untreated and the efficacy...
August 10th, 2016 | Environment, IMO, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Organisations, Regulatory, Shipmanagement | Read More