Global Maritime Transport and Ballast Water Management

Issues and Solutions

  • Matej David
  • Stephan Gollasch

Part of the Invading Nature - Springer Series in Invasion Ecology book series (INNA, volume 8)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Matej David, Stephan Gollasch
    Pages 1-11
  3. Matej David
    Pages 13-34
  4. Stephan Gollasch, Matej David, Karina Keast, Naomi Parker, Chris Wiley
    Pages 59-88
  5. Matej David, Stephan Gollasch, Brian Elliott, Chris Wiley
    Pages 89-108
  6. Matej David, Stephan Gollasch
    Pages 109-132
  7. Matej David, Stephan Gollasch, Erkki Leppäkoski, Chad Hewitt
    Pages 133-169
  8. Stephan Gollasch, Matej David
    Pages 171-223
  9. Matej David, Stephan Gollasch
    Pages 225-260
  10. Matej David, Stephan Gollasch
    Pages 261-291
  11. Back Matter
    Pages 303-306

About this book


Ballast water management is a complex subject with many issues and still limited knowledge, however, it is building up on new scientific researches and practical experience. The Ballast Water Management Convention is the global legal framework which still needs to be implemented.


This book brings together a long-term and newest experience from practical work, scientific research, administration and policy involvements, offering unique insights to readers who would like to learn more about this subject. It also provides recommendations and practical solutions especially important for professionals, administrations and organizations in the process of the implementation of this Ballast Water Management Convention.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Matej David
    • 1
  • Stephan Gollasch
    • 2
  1. 1.Dr. Matej David ConsultIzolaSlovenia
  2. 2.Gollasch Consulting (GoConsult)HamburgGermany

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