Ballast Water Management Conference USA

Documentation - June 26-27, 2019- Houston, TX, United States

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Our 23rd Ballast Water Management Conference will be taking place on the 26th-27th June 2019 in Houston, Texas.

The conference will once again bring together vessel owners, managers and operators, as well as key regulators and authorities, Ballast Water Management System manufacturers, testing facilities and classification societies, for two days of informative presentations, engaging discussions and informal networking. Our outstanding line-up of speakers will present on both the technical and regulatory aspects of Ballast Water Management, providing an essential guide for the maritime industry.

The 23rd edition of our Ballast Water Management Conference will be specifically aimed at the US shipping industry, addressing US Coast Guard enforcement, EPA permits, and providing advice on how US ship operators can navigate international waters without being in breach of regulations.

Key Topics:

  • Ballast Water Treatment Systems: Technical Evaluation
  • Impending Ballast Water Treatment Systems and Technology
  • Regulatory Roadmap: When To Act
  • Clarifying Standards Inconsistencies
  • Commercial Implications of Ballast Water Management
  • Training Crews on Effectively Using Treatment Systems
  • Measuring and Testing to Determine Compliance
  • Alternative Processes for Managing Ballast Water
  • Developing an International Strategy in Compliance with BWM Standards
  • The Future of Ballast Water Management

Who Will Attend?

Our events attract a targeted group of senior level executives with a strict focus on end-users from the industry. Participants will include senior-level decision makers drawn from:
  • Ship Owners
  • Ship Managers and Operators
  • Ballast Water Management System Manufacturers
  • Classification Societies
  • Ballast Water Regulators
  • Port State Control Authorities
  • Testing Facilities
...and others.

Confirmed Speakers

  • Roy Choudhury, Senior Director, Strategic Projects, Crowley Maritime
  • Dana Wandschneider, Manager, Owned Fleet, Fednav
  • Flemming Sandstrom, Director, Fleet Management, MOL Nordic Tankers
  • Fred Finger, Vice President, Head Of Operations, American Roll On Roll Off Carrier
  • Carolyn Junemann, Environmental Protection Specialist, US Department Of Transportation, Maritime Administration
  • Colin Henein, Manager/Senior Policy Advisor, Transport Canada
  • Nicole Dobroski, Assistant Chief Of The Marine Environmental Protection Division, California State Lands Commission
  • William Burroughs, Senior Principal Engineer, ABS
  • Yoss Leclerc, Expert Advisor, Port Operations, Quebec Port Authority
  • Thomas Rayburn, Director Of Environmental And Regulatory Affairs, Lake Carriers Association
  • Nick Welschmeyer, Faculty Member, Moss Landing Marine Laboratories
  • Jeanne Grasso, Partner, Blank Rome
  • Kelsey Prihoda, Researcher, University Of Wisconsin-Superior
  • Marcie Merksamer, Vice President, EnviroManagement
  • Kate Kelley, Compliance Director, Vessel Services, O'Brien's Response Management
  • Andrew Daley, Product Specialist, Trojan Marinex
  • Denise McCafferty, Environmental & Sustainability, Senior Specialist, Lloyd's Register
  • Marius Blom, CEO & Managing Partner, Blom Maritime
  • Kuldeep Singh, Vice President Technical Services, Gallagher Marine Systems

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Crowne Plaza Houston River Oaks
2712 Southwest Fwy, 77098
Houston, TX, United States


Crowne Plaza Houston River Oaks
2712 Southwest Fwy
Houston, TX 77098 United States
Phone: +1 713-523-8448
Event details
Organizer :ACI
Event type :Conference
Attendance :Physical Event
Reference :ASDE-20328