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7 - 9 December 2020
Virtual Conference,
Delivered Live Online (GMT time) & On-Demand Afterwards

BWMTech Global Virtual Conference

The world's leading ballast water management conference helping you to achieve operational efficiency and continued compliance.

Bringing the BWM community together online this December.


Speakers include IMO, BIMCO, USCG, US EPA, and California State Lands Commission

Programme Highlights 2020

COVID-19 implications
COVID-19 implications

Effects COVID-19 is having on dry docks, installation and the impacts on shipyard delays on deferrals, particularly in China, Korea, and Japan.

Shipowner case studies
Shipowner case studies

From selection to installation, commissioning and maintenance. 

Best practice case studies to ensure your BWMS is working as intended, delivered straight from the people who know. 


Open forums
Open forums

Join us as we provide key discussions between industry stakeholders and unique opportunities to have your say.

Learn about commissioning testing, sampling technologies and feedback to regulators on the latest policy updates.

Global insights
Global insights

- What developments will come out of MEPC 76 if MEPC 75 is postponed due to COVID-19.

- VIDA framework progress update and the implications on ballast water management plans. 

- Discover the latest on USCG type approvals and deadline extensions and shipyard demand.

Key discussions
Key discussions

Ensure smooth implementation of your BWM plan through practical sessions; from crew training to navigating the shipowner / manufacturer relationship.

The latest tech
The latest tech

Look at the ballast systems and tech advances new to the market; what's going to work for your new build and retrofit projects.

Find the right solutions to ensure your compliance with BWM regulations. 


  • Our virtual platform will be your conference venue
  • Enjoy enhanced flexibility with access to live and on-demand content
  • Interact with influential speakers during live Q&A
  • Participate in live polls
  • Join hosted meeting rooms  
  • Visit exhibitors at virtual booths who will display a range of recorded material and downloadable information
  • Sing up to 1:1 meetings with our exhibitors to find out more about their services


Demonstrate your thought leadership and align your brand with the new virtual market.

Partnering with us at this virtual conference, will allow you to access an audience unconstrained by traditional travel and time considerations. Benefit from deeper insights from our audience with enhanced analytics in your post show report.

What Maersk looks for in a BWM systems supplier

 Q&A with Hrishikesh Chatterjee

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