Project description

The CME Training Workshop is expected to provide practical knowledge on approaches to Compliance, Monitoring and Enforcement related to the implementation of the Ballast Water Management (BWM) Convention. In particular, emphasis will be made on Port and Flag State Control procedures required under the Convention. 

Principal Investigator

Raphael Baumler

Raphael Baumler holds a Ph.D. in Risk Management and focuses his academic work on the impact of the vessel’s socioeconomical environment on safety and environment.

Primarily educated as a dual officer, he has worked on various types of vessels. Dr. Baumler spent 20 years in a seafaring career. He ended this occupation after six years as Master on a large container ship. His sea life drove him to work as Staff Captain on a cruise ship, and he completed various assignments as dual Junior Officer on board container ship, ferry, VLCC and supply vessel.


Project Duration

November, 2011