MIN 569 - Ballast water management

This Marine Information Note provides details on where to find updated information regarding the Ballast Water Management Convention and its implementation within the UK.

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This marine information note expired on 11 September 2018 and is no longer current.


MIN 569 (M+F) Ballast Water Management - The International Convention for the Control and Management of Ships' Ballast Water and Sediments, 2004.

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This notice replaces MIN 544. This MIN expires one year from its issue.

Published 11 July 2018