Ballast Water Management

Improper ballast water discharge contributes to the spread of invasive species around the world and leads to significant health risks, environmental damage, and economic costs. Learn how to comply with the latest regulations by identifying and implementing approved ballast water procedures.

Failure to comply with these new regulations can lead to detention by Port State Control, invalidation of certificates, and fines. Fortunately, these consequences are easily avoided by following simple best practices outlined in this video.


  • Ten important precautions to follow
  • Rules and requirements for proper ballast water exchange
  • How to properly complete the ballast water management plan and record book
  • How to prepare and respond to an inspection
  • Video of an actual inspection conducted by Washington State Fish & Wildlife
Available on:On Demand
Length: 14
Audio: EN
Subtitles: EN, CH, FR, SP
Item no: DVD0-57
Categories: Environment

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