Research

Project description

WMU delivered lectures to REMPEC at the following Seminars:

- National Seminar on the Ballast Water Management (BWM) Convention held in Tunis between 25 and 26 June 2012; and

- National Seminars on Ballast Water Management (BWM) Convention held in Morocco from 15 to 16 October 2012 and in Israel from 18 to 19 October 2012.

- National Seminar on the Ballast Water Management (BWM) Convention held in Algeria, 1-2 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.

Contractor

Project Duration

June, 2012 to October, 2012