BALLAST WATER MANAGEMENT

K.V.V.UNNI

THIS RESOLUTION WAS BASED ON THE REPORTS AND RECOMMENDATIONS OF MEPC AND WHO TO CONTROL DISCHARGE OF BALLAST WATER IN PORTS AND ESTUARIES WHICH HAS BEEN CAUSING TRANSFER OF HARMFUL MARINE ORGANISMS AND PATHOGENS CAUSING INJURY AND DAMAGE TO BIO-DIVERSITY .868(20). DATED 30/6/97 .DATED 27/11/97 RESOLUTION A. THIS RESOLUTION GIVES A COMPREHENSIVE CONTROL OVER BALLAST WATER MANAGEMENT. MANDATORY BY 2000. EXISTING MEPC CIRC. • • .774(18) WAS MADE BY IMO.329 AND MSC/CIRC 805. IT CONTAINS 12 CHAPTERS AND 2 APPENDICES.IMPORTANT IMO RESOLUTIONS • • RESOLUTION A.288 WAS NOT PROVIDING COMPREHENSIVE PLANS AND REGULATIONS FOR INTERNATIONAL IMPLIMENTATION HENCE THIS RESOLUTION WAS ISSUED ON THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF MEPC/CIRC. AND FORMS A NEW ANNEX TO MARPOL 73/78.

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