Project description

WMU will be providing lecturing services to the Regional Marine Pollution Emergency Response Centre for the Mediterranean Sea (REMPEC) during the National Seminar on the Ballast Water Management (BWM) Convention, being held in Algeria between the 1 and 2 October 2013.

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

October, 2013