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Record number 548244
Title Review of the implementation of the IMO’s 2011 Biofouling Guidelines in the Netherlands
Author(s) Strietman, W.J.; Leemans, E.
Source Wageningen : Wageningen Economic Research (Wageningen Economic Research report 2019-013) - ISBN 9789463435963 - 29
Department(s) Performance and Impact Agrosectors
Publication type Research report
Publication year 2019
Abstract Biofouling (or rather: biological fouling) on ships refers to the process where micro-organisms, plants, algae, or animals accumulate on outside areas of the ship that are (mostly) underwater. Biofouling on ships can result in the transfer of (non-native) invasive aquatic species. This risk has been addressed in the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) 2011 Guidelines for the control and management of ships’ biofouling to minimize the transfer of invasive aquatic species (MEPC.207(62)). In this report, the implementation of this guideline in the Netherlands will be reviewed, based on interviews and an online survey.
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