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Ballast Water Management Convention

On September 2017. Ships of 400GT and above will be required to have on board some elements:

An approval Ballast Water Management Plan - BWMP (reg. B-1)

Existing ships, constructed bedore 8 Setpember 2017, are required to comply with either

- Regulation D-1 - Ballast Water Exchange, until such time regulation D-2 shall be enforced


- Regulation D-2 - Ballast Water Performance, i.e. installation of a Ballast Water System Management (BWMS)