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1st International Ballast Water Treatment Standards Workshop

The introduction of harmful aquatic organisms and pathogens to new environments, including via ships’ ballast water, has been identified as one of the four greatest threats to the world’s oceans. It is estimated that a foreign marine species is introduced to a new environment somewhere in the world every nine weeks. Human health, ecological and economic impacts can be severe.

Building Partnerships to Assist Developing Countries to Reduce the Transfer of Harmful Aquatic Organisms in Ships' Ballast Water (GloBallast Partnerships)

10 Jan 2014

workshop

1st International Ballast Water Treatment Standards Workshop.pdf

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