Ballast Water Management Convention to halt invasive aquatic species enters into force
The BWM Convention aimed at stopping the spread of potentially invasive aquatic species in ships' ballast water entered into force on 8 September 2017.
For more information please see the Club's Ask an Expert videos where there are three dedicated videos on the subject of ballast water management (BWM), or alternatively, please contact Jacqueline Tan (Jacqueline.email@example.com).
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In this, the third and final episode addressing BWM, the topic of Compliance Monitoring and Enforcement of the Ballast Water Management Convention is examined with Dr Guillaume Drillet from SGS.
Join us in our three-part "Ask an Expert" series, where Ansuman Ghosh, Director of Risk Assessment of UK Club discusses the key issues and challenges associated with ballast water management (BWM) and listens to the experiences from the experts at SGS, the world’s leading testing, inspection and certification company.
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