GloBallast Publications

You will find here the GloBallast Monograph Series, other publications such as the Ballast Water Treatment R&D Directory and also the reports of Global Task Force meetings.

GloBallast Monograph Series

Below is the full list of monographs and other publications that can be downloaded as PDF files using the language links.

GloBallast Monograph No. 23: Guidance on Best Management Practices for Sediment Reception Facilities under the Ballast Water Management Convention 

Waite, T.D., Sweat, H., 2017.



Mono22_EnglishGloBallast Monograph No. 22: Guidance on Port Biological Baseline Surveys (PBBS) 
Awad, A., Haag, F., Anil, A.C., Abdulla, A., 2014.




Mono21_englishGloBallast Monograph No. 21: Identifying and Managing Risks from Organisms Carried in Ships’ Ballast Water
Baumler, R., Bouyssou, A., 2013.




Mono20_EnglishGloBallast Monograph No. 20 and GESAMP Reports and Studies No. 83: Establishing Equivalency in the Performance Testing and Compliance Monitoring of Emerging Alternative Ballast Water Management Systems. A Technical Review.



Mono19_EnglishGloBallast Monograph No. 19: Economic assessment for Ballast Water Management: A Guideline.

EnglishFrench – Arabic – Russian



Mono18_EnglishGloBallast Monograph No. 18: Guidelines for Development of National Ballast Water Management Strategies
Tamelander J., Riddering L., Haag F., Matheickal J., 2010.

EnglishFrench – Arabic – Russian – Spanish



Mono17_EnglishGloBallast Monograph No. 17: Guidelines for National Ballast Water Status Assessments
GEF-UNDP-IMO GloBallast Partnerships and IOI, 2009.

EnglishArabic – Russian Spanish



GloBallast Monograph No. 16: Phytoplankton Atlas – SepetibaBay, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
D.R. Tenenbaum, M. C. Villac, S.C. Viana, M. Matos, M. Hatherly, I.V. Lima & M. Menezes, 2004.




GloBallast Monograph No. 15: 2nd International Ballast Water Treatment R&D Symposium
Matheickal, J.T. and Raaymakers S. (Eds), 2004.




GloBallast Monograph No. 14: Ballast Water Risk Assessment. Port of Sepetiba, Brazil
Clarke, C., Hilliard, R., Junqueira, A. de O. R., Neto, A. de C. L., Polglaze J. & Raaymakers, S., 2004.




GloBallast Monograph No. 13: Ballast Water Risk Assessment, Port of Saldanha Bay, Republic of South Africa
Awad, A., Clarke, C., Greyling, L., Hilliard, R., Polglaze & Raaymakers, S. 2004.




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