Introduction to ballast water management

March 2024 Rev. 1.1 – Update of preface, reference links and layout; no change to content

July 2018, Rev. 1 – MEPC 71 updates regarding the implementation date of the International Convention for the Control and Management of Ships’ Ballast Water and Sediments

December 2016 – Initial publication

  • Introduction
  • Glossary of Terms
  • Statutory Ballast Water Requirements
  • Class Approval and Installation On Board of BWTS
  • Questions and Answers
  • Further Reading
Reference(s): IMCA M240, IMCA REG003
Published:March 2024
Version:Rev. 1.1
Grade:IMCA Informative Guidance

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