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19th Ballast Water Management Conference

Date: 15th November 2017 - 16th November 2017 Location: Antwerp - Belgium

Following the announcement of the BWM Convention ratifying, retrofits for non-environmental vessels can no longer be avoided due to the IMO regulation that falls becomes fully effective on the 8th September, 2017. It’s estimated that $50 billion will be spent over the next five years on retrofits to vessel owners.

Due to time implications and various regulation changes many questions are left to be answered. How will type approval effect the deadlines for compliance? What current options are available for the ship-owners? How are suppliers going to guarantee the systems meet requirements for both regulatory bodies?

ACI’s 19th Ballast Water Management Summit will provide essential, expert guidance to shipowner/operators on how to prepare for and manage the BWT Systems in terms of selection, installation and technical operations, as well as advice on compliance, PSC and regulation once the convention is in place.  The conference will also address Type Approval and system excellences for the BWT System Manufacturers.

 

Details

Start:
15th November 2017
End:
16th November 2017
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Contact

Name:
Timothy Rowley-Evans – Delegate Sales
Phone:
+44 20 3141 0614
Email:
Name:
Ketan Kulkarni – Sponsorship
Phone:
+91 206 527 2807
Email:
Name:
Jayme Burns – Logistics
Phone:
+44 (0) 203 141 0640
Email:
Name:
Melanie Mulazzi – Sales and Marketing
Phone:
+44 (0) 203 141 0605
Email:
Name:
Mikhail Kryukov – Content
Phone:
+44 (0) 20 3141 0649
Email:

Venue

Ramada Plaza Antwerp
Desguinlei 94
Antwerp, 2018 Belgium
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Phone:
+32 3 244 82 11
Website:
http://ramadaplaza-antwerp.com/

*Keeping with IMO Compliance & Integration with USCG Regulations

*Test Approved BWM Systems Solutions for Vessels

*Market Forecast & Challenges to Overcome

*Vessel Retrofits & Understanding BWTS Once Installed

*Ship-owner Strategies & Implementation Plans

*Port State Inspections, Testing’s & Compliance Measures

*Successfully Controlling Installation

*Maintenance & Lifecycle Management of BWM Systems

*Financing Options for Vessel Owners

*Crew Training Methods to Ensure Complete Competence

ACI’s meetings are strictly end-user focussed. The programme is co-ordinated with the Ballast Water Experts and Ship Owners in mind.

Delegates will include Senior Level Decision makers drawn from the Ship Owners, Ship Managers, Ballast Water Management System Manufacturers, Classification Societies, Ballast Water Regulators, Port State Control Authorities, Testing Facilities and others.

  • Peter Lundahl Rasmussen, Head Of Maritime Information, BIMCO
  • Lieven Van Eetvelde, Technical Manager Dry Bulk, CMB Group (Bocimar)
  • Piet Luijk, Harbour Master’s Division, Policy Advisor, Port Of Amsterdam
  • Kate Kelley, Director Of Compliance, Vessel Services, Witt|O’Brien’s
  • Henrik Bachér, SVP Marine & Offshore, Elomatic
  • Wolfgang Hintzsche, Marine Director, German Shipowners Association
  • Sahan Abeysekara, Lead Specialist, Engineering Systems, Lloyd’s Register EMEA
  • Duncan Howard, Divisional Claims Director, UK And Americas, Standard Club Europe
  • Jad Mouawad, CEO, Mouawad Consulting
  • Fulko Roos, Managing Director, UniBallast
  • Cees Van Slooten, CUC-IL Coordinator, Control Union Certifications B.V.
  • Sergiy Yakovenko, Director, Albion Marine Solutions
  • Torben Madsen, Vice President, DHI Ballast Water Centre, DHI
  • Anders Lindemark, Vice President, Head Of PureBallast, Alfa Laval
  • Dr. Marcel Veldhuis, Senior Scientist, MEA-NL

 

If you would like to be considered as a speaker for the event with a 30-45 minute presentation, please submit an abstract for consideration to:

 

Mikhail Kryukov

Tel: +44 (0) 20 3141 0649

Email: mkryukov@acieu.net

UniBallast is an independent consultancy and engineering company. UniBallast manages ballast water treatment issues. UniBallast advices on ballast water treatment systems for seagoing vessels, but can also provide you an innovative alternative for your vessels – the Universal Ballast Water Port Connector (UBPC).

UniBallast will help you find the right options for an individual vessel or for your whole fleet. A full quotation will set out all the costs right through the lifetime of your system, including operation and maintenance.

UniBallast provides complete retrofits including 3D scanning, basic and detailed engineering and Class approval. We can supervise on-board installation while in dock or carry out complete retrofit while alongside or in transit.

Or we can offer our innovative IACS-type approved Universal Ballast Water Port Connector (UBPC) as an affordable alternative for easy discharge of your ballast water to any treatment facility according to the latest USCG/IMO standards. For example an In-Port Treatment Facility or Mobile Treatment Container; a portable container with a built in ballast water treatment system. Containers are standardized or custom made, compact, lightweight and with low power consumption.

UniBallast also offers services to provide your vessel’s Ballast Water Management Plan ready and approved within a few days.

 


 

ACI has put together a range of packages to suit your requirements. These range from branding options, to full scale partner solutions and can be tailored to meet your objectives and budgets.

If you are launching a new product or service and wish to gain visibility and brand recognition within your industry, contact us today!

For commercial opportunities, please contact:

 

Ketan Kulkarni

Tel: +91 206 527 2807

Email: kketan@acieu.net

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