Venue: London, UK
Marine Talk is acting as a Supporting Partner for this exclusive event.As one of its end-users, ACI is offering you a 15% discount on the conference price if you book before the 30th of October 2009. Please call Melanie Mulazzi on +44 207 981 2504 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org if you want some additional information or if you want to register.
ACI’s 2nd Ballast Water Management carries on with the focus on the fundamental issues relating to the management of ballast water i.e. costs and returns on investments, space for retrofit of systems, identifying the benefits and disadvantages of the various approved systems and ultimately how shipowners and managers can improve their corporate social responsibility and image within the industry. Shipowners and managers will also hear about the administrative difficulties in ratifying the IMO Convention as well as the practical considerations when retrofitting ballast water systems. You learn about the regional regulations being considered and their impact on the shipping industry. This event gives the maritime industry the opportunity to have a holistic and specific insights into the ballast water issue and how effective management can be achieve in the most cost-effective and efficient manner.
Why you cannot miss this event
Following the successful ACI sustainable shipping series, ACI’s 2nd Ballast Water conference will equip shipowners and managers with all the information necessary to deal with the pending legal requirements of ballast water management. Delegates will gain first-hand practical insights and participate in an open debate and review of the existing and emerging systems. You will also hear from the different stakeholders in the ballast water industry on the way forward in meeting the challenges of ballast water management. This innovative and cutting-edge event will prepare you with the necessary information and knowledge to maximise your profitability by being at the forefront of ballast water management and maximising your profitability.
Exploring the viable options for shipping industry in ensuring sustainable shipping
Overcoming the challenges with using low sulphur fuels
Securing effective ballast water management onboard
Examining emission trading schemes
Achieving cost-effective compliance
Rasmus Folsø, Deputy Head Of Innovations, Technical, A.P. Moller - Maersk
Panos Hatzikyriakos, Head of SQE, OSG Ship Management
Susanna Airola, Environmental Coordinator, Viking Line
Per Tunell, Head of Environmental Management, Wallenius Marine
Kaarina Vuorivirta, Quality and Environment Manager, Port of Helsinki
Clay Maitland, Managing Partner, International Registries Inc. and Founding Chairman of NAMEPA
Sveinung Oftedal, Senior Adviser, Ministry of the Environment, Norway
An interactive 2 day
Throughout the 2 days you will have the opportunity to hear from your industry peers and discover the latest developments crew management:
- Network with high level industry leaders and peers in the maritime industry
- Profile your organisation amongst the world’s leading maritime organisations and secure maximum exposure
- Learn the latest cutting best practices to be employed in your organisation
- Participate interactive discussions to share knowledge, best practices and bringing discussions to reality
- Feel the vibrant atmosphere and excitement in Europe’s premier annual Ballast Water event
Who will attend?
All ACI’s events attract a targeted group of senior level executives and decision-makers from the maritime industry. Our meetings are strictly end-user focused. Only a select group of companies are invited to sponsor the event – to ensure the emphasis is on the industry participants, and making sure our delegates have a valuable and positive experience.
Delegates will be drawn from Technical Directors / Managers, Head of QHSE, QHSE Managers, Engineers, Technical Superintendent of: ship owners and managers as well as ballast water system manufacturers, engineering superintendents, naval architects, ports & harbour authorities, flag state authorities, classification societies and maritime administrators.
Information & Registration
To get additional information on the program, the price and the discount, please contact directly Melanie Mulazzi of ACI on +44 207 981 2504 or send her an email at