Aquatic Invasive Species

PERFORMANCE INDICATOR’S OBJECTIVE:

Reduce the risk of introducing and propagating aquatic invasive organisms and pathogens associated with ballast water discharges and biofouling.

APPLICABILITY:

This indicator does not apply to companies operating ships which pose no risk of introducing or propagating aquatic invasive species through the intermediary of ballast water (e.g. ships which do not use ballast, short haul ferries, barges, etc.).

See below the criteria each ship owner has to fulfill to achieve each level of performance.

Aquatic Invasive Species – Europe
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