Ballast Water Management (BWM)

Ballast Water Management

Did You Know?

The BWM regulations require foreign and domestic flag vessels to abide by the BW discharge standards in the US waters. Coast Guard will check BWM activities and procedures on board for reporting and recordkeeping and check for its timeliness, accuracy, and completeness. The ship's BWM plan includes crew training to be validated during the vessel and port state inspections.

Any applicant who successfully completes the MRNSKL-949 Ballast Water Management (Blended) course meets:

  • The standard of competence, ballast systems only, of the STCW Code as amended 2010 for Ensuring Compliance with Pollution Prevention Requirements and Protection of the Marine Environment.

  • BWMC 2004
  • Ballast Water Management Plan
  • Ballast Water Reporting Requirements
  • Ballast Water System and Energy Efficiency
  • BW Treatment Technologies
  • Ballast Water Treatment methods on board
  • Selection of BWTT systems on board
  • BW Compliance monitoring and testing
  • Updates on USCG BWM Requirements
  • The BWM- current issues and challenges
  • S. Requirements
  • Referencing US-BWM regulations- Important

The Benefits of Mariner’s Skills Online Courses:

  • Flexible course enrollment
  • Interactive online program proctored by industry experts
  • Affordable and convenient with volume license discounts for corporate customers
  • USCG approved certificate of completion issued upon successful program completion and online exam.

Upon registration, courses are conveniently accessible online for candidates to participate at their own pace and on their own schedule.

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Course Features

  • Duration: 30 Hours
  • Pass Score: 70%
  • Id: MRNSKL-949
  • Course: USCG Approved
  • Self-paced online course & course completion exam.
Price: $350