Ballasting operation is crucial for safe and efficient shipping operations. At any given time, 35000 ships are en route on the water of the Earth and more than 3000 species are being transported in their ballast tanks. The IMO BWM Convention regulations came into force on 8 September 2017 which directed industry players to the implementation of the BWMT evolved into the trend in the shipping industry, outstanding enhancements were achieved. But there is still a way towards 2024 with new standards and challenges are inevitable.
Mr. Gregory Papadakis, Μanaging Director of PSB & CO. S.A., was one of the speakers at the webinar. The topic of his presentation was the “Comparison of various BWMS and highlighting their advantages & disadvantages”.
Please watch his full presentation and the conference at the below video.