What are contents of Ballast Water Management Plan ?

1           PURPOSE OF THE BALLAST WATER MANAGEMENT PLAN

1.1        Introduction

1.1.1     National State Requirements

1.1.2     International Conventions

1.1.3     Validity

1.2        Background

1.3        Usage of the Plan

1.4        Logkeeping

2           BALLAST WATER EXCHANGE

2.1        Methods for Ballast Water Exchange

2.1.1     The sequential method

2.1.2     “Flow-through” method

2.2        When to exchange Ballast Water

2.3        When not to exchange Ballast Water

2.4        Uptake of Ballast Water in Harbour

2.5        Removing of Ballast Sediments on a Timely Basis

2.6        Exchange of Ballast Water in Open Sea

2.7        Reduced Discharge of Ballast Water in Harbour

2.8        Port State Requirements

2.9        Crew Training and Familiarisation

2.10      Duties of The appointed Ballast Water Management Officer

2.11      Ballast Water Reporting Form and Handling Log

2.11.1   Format for ballast water reporting form

2.11.2   Format for ballast water handling log

2.11.3   Format for sediment removal and tank flushing log

3           VESSEL PARTICULARS

3.1        Ballast Water Management Officer

3.2        Ship Data

3.2.1     Position of Draughtmarks and Other Dimensions

3.2.2     Airpipes and Ventilators in the Ballast Hold (CH3)

3.3        Reference Documents

3.3.1     Location of reference documents

3.4        General Arrangement

3.5        Capacity and Location of Ballast Pumps etc.

3.6        Sketch of Ballast System

3.7        Ballast Water Capacity

3.8        Ballast Water Tank Plan

3.9        Conditions where Ballast Water is carried

3.9.1     Ballast conditions

3.9.2     Other conditions

3.10      Ballast Water Sampling Points

3.10.1   Purpose

3.10.2   Location of sampling points for ballast water and bottom sediments

3.11      General Procedures and Limitations on Ballast Water Exchange

3.11.1   Methods to be used

3.11.2   Weather

3.11.3   Stability

3.11.4   Longitudinal strength

3.11.5   Section Modulus

3.11.6   Allowable Bending Moments

3.11.7   Allowable Shear Forces

3.11.8   Corrections to Actual Shear Force

3.11.9   Draught fore

3.11.10 Draught aft

3.11.11 Sloshing

3.11.12 Pressure or vacuum in tanks during filling/emptying

3.11.13 Visibility

3.11.14 Time consumption for filling or flowing through of tanks

3.11.15 Procedures in connection with the flow-through method in CH3

3.11.16 Misc.

4           BALLAST WATER EXCHANGE PLANS

4.1        Ballast Water Exchange starting from the Heavy Ballast Condition

4.2        Ballast Water Exchange starting from the Light Ballast Condition

5           APPENDIX A – IMO RES. A868(20)

6           APPENDIX B: BLANK FORMS

7                APPENDIX C: EXISTING NATIONAL OR LOCAL QUARANTINE REQUIREMENTS FOR BALLAST WATER MANAGEMENT

8                APPENDIX D: CALCULATIONS FOR EACH STEP IN THE BALLAST WATER EXCHANGE PLANS

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