Effective New Technologies for the Assessment of Compliance with the Ballast Water Management Convention
- Research and Development Project financed by the Federal German Maritime and Hydrographic Agency - BSH
In March 2012 the Federal German Maritime and Hydrographic Agency – BSH, Hamburg, Germany asked SGS INSTITUT FRESENIUS GmbH, Germany, and Prof.Dr. Nick Welschmeyer, Moss Landing Marine Laboratories, California, USA to undertake a ballast water research and development project: Effective New Technologies for the Assessment of Compliance with the Ballast Water Management Convention.
This part of the SGS internet site describes general aspects of ballast water sampling and analysis, presents the facts and findings of the project and provides project documents and publications on ballast water in general.
Further inquiries may be directed to:
Peter Paul Stehouwer MSc
SGS Institut Fresenius GmbH
t: +49 40 30101 -316
f: +49 40 30101 -956