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

The monographs and other publications can be ordered as hard copies, free-of-charge, from, or downloaded as PDF files using the links below. New titles in the series will be added as published. Please note that the older monographs (1 to 16) are now out of stock.

GloBallast Monograph Series No. 22: Guidance on Port Biological Baseline Surveys (PBBS) 
Awad, A., Haag, F., Anil, A.C., Abdulla, A. 2014. GEF-UNDP-IMO GloBallast Partnerships Programme, IOI, CSIR-NIO and IUCN. Ed. GEF-UNDP-IMO GloBallast Partnerships, London, UK.

Mono22_English  Mono22_Arabic  Mono22_Spanish


GloBallast Monograph Series No. 21: Identifying and Managing Risks from Organisms Carried in Ships’ Ballast Water

Mono21_english   Mono21_Arabic   Mono21_spanish


GloBallast Monograph Series 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.


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

Mono19_English   Mono19_French   Mono19_Arabic   Mono19_Russian

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

Mono18_English   Mono18_French   Mono18_Arabic   Mono18_Russian   Mono18_Spanish

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

Mono17_English   Mono17_Arabic   Mono17_Russian   Mono17_Spanish


Other Publications