BALLAST WATER MANAGEMENT
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In the past years, the significantly improved efficiency in shipping industry has been duly accompanied with greater attention to safety and environmental responsibility. But, while pollution regulations have been seriously tightened and have become much more strictly enforced, there is another problem that have has become evident - ballast water. In some circumstances, ballast water can carry diseases, microscopic organisms from one part of the planet to another.
This may potentially lead to the spread of deadly to human pathogens. So, ballast water management programs are being introduced to try to prevent this from happening. that is why it is now considered critically important to regulate and control all water ballasting operations, performing them in strict compliance with the requirements of the Ballast Water Management Convention and keeping the records of every single operation.
This video will introduce trainees to the ballast water management techniques and operations commonly carried out on board vessels so that they can prepare themselves, noting that subject Convention is already in force.
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