Approval for a Method of Ballast Water Management - Australian Government

Description

From June 2016, you will require this approval if you intend to discharge ballast water from a vessel using a certain method. Ballast water is port water that is taken up by ships. It may be held in tanks on board to improve stability and manoeuvrability during transit. This water may contain pests.

A method of ballast water management may be a

  • ballast water treatment system
  • a prototype ballast water treatment system or
  • some other method.

The method of management may also be approved if the method has been approved by a foreign country in accordance with the Ballast Water Convention.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

Please consult with the Contact Officer for information on any eligibility requirements.

Duration

Ongoing.

Fees

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Task Type Description
Apply Application

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Forms

Task Resources
Apply Application for Approval for a Method of Ballast Water Management - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Act(s) name

Biosecurity Act 2015 AG

Administering agency

Department of Agriculture and Water Resources

Contact details

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Enquiries

Department of Agriculture and Water Resources

Operating address: 18 Marcus Clarke Street
Canberra
Australian Capital Territory 2601
Mailing address: GPO BOX 858
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601
Phone: 03 8318 6700
Phone: 1800 900 090