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Statutory Documents - IMO Publications and Documents - Circulars - Ballast Water Management - BWM.2/Circular.62 International Convention for the Control and Management of Ships' Ballast Water and Sediments, 2004 (26 July 2017) Guidance on contingency measures under the BWM Convention - Circular


 1 The Marine Environment Protection Committee, at its seventy-first session (3 to 7 July 2017), approved Guidance on contingency measures under the BWM Convention to support ships and port States to apply sound and practical measures in situations where a ship is unable to manage its ballast water as required, as set out in the annex.

2 Member Governments are invited to bring this Guidance to the attention of all parties concerned.

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