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What can you find on My BWMP?

E-business solution to help the shipping industry meet the Ballast Water Management September deadline (D-1 regulation): get a quote, pay online, submit your BWM Plan and get it back approved in a few clicks.

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As required by Ballast Water Management Convention D-1 from September 8th, ship owners must have their approved BWM Plan and International BWM Certificate onboard, when applicable. Bureau Veritas is addressing the challenge with this fast, effective and straightforward platform - ‘My Ballast Water Management Plan’ (My BWMP).

 

My BWMP enables ship owners to get immediate online quotespay online and submit their documents and then get the approved BWM plan. My BWMP also enables Bureau Veritas to address the high volumes to be processed within short time-frame. My BWMP is easy and it provides a rapid process for entering the required details for individual ships or fleets to secure a tailor-made quotation and enable the required documents to be submitted by a client shipowner or ship manager.

 

My BWMP works as follows:

Order & Payment

  • Get  an automated quote (after answering few simple questions)
  • Ensure information required for the approval is ready
  • Pay and receive an automated invoice

BWMP Approval

  • Submit the BWM documents 
  • Download approved documents when they are ready

 

Please note that:

  • For BV classed ships under the Flag State Administrations of Sweden and New Zealand, the Statement of Compliance* or International Ballast Water Management Certificate shall be issued only:
    • after complete approval of the BWMP, and
    • initial survey (only applicable for ships >= 400GT).
  • For BV classed ships under the Flag State Administration of Singapore, the Statement of Compliance* or International Ballast Water Management Certificate shall be issued only:
    • after complete BWMP submission, and
    • initial survey (only applicable for ships >= 400GT).
  • For ships under Liberia or Panama Flag State Administrations, approval of BWMP shall be directly requested to the Flag Authorities.
  • For other Flag State Administrations, the Statement of Compliance** / International Ballast Water Management Certificate can be issued administratively at complete BWMP submission.

*For ships <400GT

** For ships <400GT or for non-ratifying Flags or Flags which have not delegated BV

 

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How Bureau Veritas can support you

Bureau Veritas is recognized by 150 flag authorities and acts on their behalf to verify compliance and issue statutory certification. We can support you in:

  • Understanding the BWM Convention and its requirements
  • Selecting the most appropriate BWM system for your vessel, including a full retrofit study
  • Achieving and maintaining compliance with an approved BWM Plan and International Ballast Water Management Certificate
  • Ensuring your crew are appropriately trained