In this module, you will be introduced to the international Maritime organization, its structure, roles and limitations. You will also be introduced to the process of developing international conventions, what a flag state is and its requirements. This module comprises of three topics and diagrammatic illustrations to aid your understanding.
In this module, you will be introduced to the conventions and codes of the International Maritime Organization (IMO). You will also be introduced to the convention for the control and management of ships ballast water, as well as the methods used to exchange ballast water. You will also learn about ballast water treatments.