2018 Korea Maritime Week

26-28 June, 2018Seoul & Busan Korea

Ballast Water Forum

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Challenges and tasks for the smooth implementation of the Ballast Water Convention

MOF invites honorable speakers from the International Maritime Organization, U.S., Member States and Industries to IBWM on the theme of ‘Challenges and tasks for soft landing of the BWMC’ to provide an opportunity for communication and to share various information.
We are going to emphasize the importance of managing the Ballast Water Management across the world once again during this forum and we would like to discuss the challenges and tasks for sharing our vision.

DAY28 June, 2018 TIME09:30-17:20 LocationBusan


Time Program
09:30-09:40 Opening remarks Director general Oh, Woon-yul of MOF
09:40-09:50 Commemorative photography  
Session 1 : Challenges and Tasks of IMO for Soft Landing of BWMC Chair: Kyoung-soon Shin (KIOST)
09:50-10:20 1.Challenges and tasks of IMO for soft landing of BWMC Mr. Tianbing Huang
(IMO Marine Environment Division)
10:20-10:50 2. BWMC issues and discussion at PPR Mr. Sveinung Oftedal
(Norwegian Maritime Authority)
10:50-11:20 3. The Experience-Building Phase Associated with the Ballast Water Management Convention Mr. Colin Henein
(International Marine Policy)
11:20-11:40 Q&A  
11:40-13:00 Luncheon  
Session 2 : Challenges and Tasks of Member States of U.S. for Soft Landing of BWMC Chair: Mr. Sok-hun Kim (MOF)
13:00-13:30 1. BWMS type approval status and future plan in US Capt. Jennifer Williams
(U.S. Coast Guard)
13:30-14:00 2. Ballast water policies and challenges in Singapore Capt. Daknashamoorthy Ganasen
(MPA of Singapore)
14:00-14:30 3. Ballast water policies and challenges in Austria Dr. Peter Stoutjesdijk
(Department of Agriculture and Water Resources)
14:30-14:50 Q&A  
14:50-15:10 Coffee Break  
Session 3 : Challenges and Tasks of Industries for Soft Landing of BWMC Chair: Mr. Mike JW Lee (KBWC)
15:10-15:40 Comparison of BWMS type approval – BWMS Code vs 46 CFR 162.060 (USCG) Mr. Myung-baek Shon
(Korea Register)
15:40-16:10 2. Challenges and Tasks of Shipping Industries Mr. Tim Wilkins
16:10-16:40 3. An Overview of the Implementation of the BWMC in Europe Mr. Alfonso Cebollero
16:40-17:00 4. Ballast Water Management System in the Republic of Korea Mr. James(Seungha) Han
(Panasia Co.,Ltd)
17:00-17:20 Q&A