Ballast Water News Issue 1: April - June 2000
The initiation of this Global programme heralds a new era in the activities of IMO, representing a concerted effort to provide technical assistance to member countries to implement IMO guidelines and conventions. An extremely important consideration during the development of programme will be to ensure coordination between each demonstration site and consistency with the international regime. As shipping is probably the most international industry, the only effective way to address shipping related issues is through a standardised international system.
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