MIN 544 Control, Management of Ships' Ballast Water and Sediments

The 2004 international convention.


MIN 544 (M+F) International convention for the control and management of ships' ballast water and sediments, 2004.

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Notice to all ship owners, ship operators, fishing vessel owners, port and harbour authorities, UK recognised organisations and surveyors.


  • Information regarding the Ballast Water Management Convention and its implementation.
  • Information on the UK implementation of the Ballast Water Management Convention.
  • The information contained within this MIN is up to date at the time of writing.
Published 22 June 2017