Complying with Ballast Water Management (BWM) Convention
Course Objective
  • To enhance the participant’s knowledge and understanding of Ballast Water Management (BWM) Convention and the impact of its provisions on existing ships.
  • To enable the participants to identify actions required by ship operators in order to comply with the provisions of the BWM Convention.
One day

About the course

With the BWM Convention entering into force on 8 September 2017, ship operators are required to initiate measures to comply with the provisions of the Convention – as applicable to their vessels. This course aims to impart knowledge and understanding of the Convention to shore-based personnel as well as the ships’ staff, enabling them to prepare and plan for effective implementation of the actions required on their behalf in order to ensure compliance. 


Serving Superintendents, management and operations level sea-faring officers, shore-based officers and staff from shipping and ship management companies.