Practical Aspects for Ballast Water Treatment Systems

Half-Day Workshop

Location: Singapore

Venue: Sands Expo & Convention Centre, Singapore (Check The Map)

Starts: 12 Nov 2019

Ends: 12 Aug 2019

Type: Course

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A half-day workshop on “Practical Aspects of Managing Ballast Water Treatmet Systems” co-located with the conference and was held on 12 November 2019. It provided a fundamental understanding of the challenges, complexities, and compliance for Ballast Water Treatment Systems and covered practical issues shipowners face from system requirements, conversion and installations, and the legal implications of non-compliance.

Why You Should Attend

  • Improve your understanding on the various types of Ballast Water Treatment Solutions available, including its pros and cons
  • Identify legislative issues on BWMS affecting shipowners’ business and operations
  • Understand key issues for having a good BWMS plan
  • Review legal aspects for compliance/ship arrests for non-compliance

Optional half-day workshop led by:

Mr. William Tan

Vice President, Miyabi Industries, Singapore

BuBWCE 2019 Speaker

William Tan is trained in Environmental Engineering and has a Masters’ Degree in International Business. He has more than 23 years in the marine industry. He joined DNV Petroleum Services in 1994 till 1999 as the Assistant Sales Manager marketing fuel testing and bunker services to the Japanese, Korean and South East Asian Market. He founded Marine Fuel Consultants International Pte Ltd in the year 2000 with a group of marine engineers, fuel consultants and claim specialists, providing services of fuel quality management and claims handling. In 2002, he joined Miyabi Industries Pte Ltd as Vice-President and its Principal Consultant. The company is an Engineering and Consultancy firm specializing in fuel, lubricants, risk assessments, loss control and claims recovery to the bunkering and shipping community. He is also the program leader and course lecturer to the largely successful Bunkering Disputes course since 2002 with more than 500 participants to date.

William is well known within the bunkering industry from Europe, to Middle East, to Asia. His expertise is much sought after by the industry as an expert witness, technical consultant, mediator and arbitrator on bunker dispute cases.

Who Should Attend

Companies form the marine, legal & commodity eco systems including:


  • Shipowners & Operators
  • Ship Managers
  • Shipyards
  • Classification Societies
  • P&I Clubs
  • Testing Laboratories
  • Banks
  • Law Firms
  • Ports, Port State & Flag State Authorities
  • Ballast Water System Manufacturers

Those with management, compliance, commercial & technical responsibilities including:

  • Business Development Directors
  • Commercial Heads
  • Chartering / Voyage Managers
  • Fleet Management Directors / Managers
  • Head of Operations
  • Supply Managers
  • Technical / R&D Managers


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