Venue: London, UK
ACIís 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.
Following the successful ACI sustainable shipping series, ACIís 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.
What will you get from the 2009 event?
Topic 1: Meeting the Requirements of the IMO Convention: Understanding and Overcoming the Challenges
Topic 2: Overcoming the Challenges of Space Requirements
Topic 3: Minimising Impact on Ship Operations During Conversion
Topic 4: Understanding the Ship Ownerís Perspective
Topic 5: Analysing the Impact of Ballast Water Systems on Ship Building and Design
Topic 6: How Far is the Maritime Industry Prepared for the Implementation of the Convention