Ballast Water Management

By Learnmarine | 22 May 2019

Days of access: 91

The course covers the international requirements on Ballast Water and Sediments Management on ships, including requirements of IMO BWM convention and USCG. It describes in detail exchange and treatment standards, providing examples of onboard procedures and recordkeeping.

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Engine Officer

Deck Officer

Chief Eng

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2 online modules

Course Modules

1 Introduction to BWM regulations

2 Operational Aspects of Shipboard BWM

Regulations and Guidlines:

The International Convention for the Control and Management of Ships' Ballast Water and Sediments

MEPC.252(67) Guidelines for port state control under the BWM convention

33 CFR Subpart D - Ballast Water Management for Control of Nonindigenous Species in Waters of the United States

Course Content

Environmental aspects of Ballast Water Management

PSC procedures related to BWM, sampling

BWM Convention and additional regulations

Onboard recordkeeping

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