Ballast Water Management Plan Contingency Measures

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The Merchant Shipping Directorate reminds shipowners, ship operators, managers, masters, owners’ representatives and recognised organisations that the IMO’s MEPC 73 session adopted Resolution MEPC.306 (73), which contains amendments to the Guidelines for the development of Ballast Water Management Plans (BWMP) (G4). The Guidelines provide for the inclusion of contingency measures into ships’ BWMP as non-mandatory information.

To read the complete Technical Notice BWM.2, click here.

Should you have any questions concerning this matter, please contact Dr Jotham Scerri-Diacono or any other member of the shipping team at GANADO Advocates.