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6th Annual IMO GloBallastR&D Forum on ballast water management (BWM)

March 9, 2016

The BWM Convention: Moving towards implementation is the theme of the 6th annual GloBallast forum and exhibition, which will be held March 16-18 at the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) headquarters in Montreal.

The forum and exhibition’s purpose is to share the latest developments and practical solutions for ballast water management among global participants. Green Marine’s program manager Françoise Quintus is among the speakers and will outline the criteria for the environmental program’s aquatic invasive species performance indicator.

GloBallast will include the IMO-IMarEST Shipping Industry Forum, an opportunity for related industries to learn about and discuss upcoming challenges in terms of fleet renewal and retrofitting. The forum will highlight the experiences and expectations of shipbuilders, shipping companies and classification societies.