Conference on Ballast Water Convention

Conference on Ballast Water Convention

21-02-2017 12:00:00

When the Ballast Water Convention goes into force on September 8, 2017, up to 60,000 vessels worldwide will be equipped with new ballast water systems. In Denmark, there are up to 1,900 ships flying the Danish flag that need be retrofitted with a total value of up to 9 billion. kr.

To highlight the market potential and cooperation opportunities in the area Danish Maritime and Funen Maritime Cluster invite you to a conference on ballast water on February 28, 2017 at *
12-16:30 at Lindø.

The conference will give you a status at the IMO Convention, focusing on the requirements for ballast water systems, and allow you to hear more about how the rules can be implemented and monitored.

The day will also feature a panel discussion between DESMI, Alfa Laval, Bawat, LITEHAUZ and FAYARD, who will discuss opportunities in the market and the need for cooperation between many business types. You will gain knowledge about the technologies used to control microorganisms, processes related to the installation of ballast water systems and what business needs of suppliers.

Participation in the conference costs 250 kr. You can sign up HERE.

Practical information
Date: Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Time: 12-17
Location: Lindø Industrial Park, Kystvejen 100, 5330 Munkebo
Registration: Participation costs 250 kr. You can sign up via NemTilmeld before February 23, 2017.
By default we charge a no-show fee of 350 kr.

Questions: Contact Mads Skovsgaard Rasmussen mail msras@udviklingfyn.dk or mobile +45 2942 8385 for further information.


12:00 - 12:30 Arrival and light lunch
12:30 - 12:40 Welcome by Jenny N. Braat, Managing Director, Danish Maritime
12:40 - 13:10 Status of Ballast Water Convention and requirements by Markus Helavuori, Technical Officer, IMO
13:10 - 13:30 Requirements from US Coast Guard by Michael Prehn, Assistant Director, Danish Maritime
13:30 - 14:00 Enforcement of the requirements and rules by Frank Stuer-Lauridsen, CEO, LITEHAUZ ApS
14:00 - 14:30 The market potential and follow up by Mads Rasmussen, Business Developer, Funen Maritime Cluster
14:30 - 14:45 Break, coffee and networking
14:45 - 16:00 Panel Discussion
Moderated by Mads Rasmussen, Business Developer, Funen Maritime Cluster
Panelists: DESMI, Alfa Laval, Bawat, LITEHAUZ and FAYARD
16:00 - 16:15 Closing remarks and thanks for participating by Michael Prehn, Assistant Director, Danish Maritime
16:15 - 17:00 Networking

Source: Danske Maritime / Maritime Denmark

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