GloBallast Publications

You will find here the GloBallast Monograph Series, other publications such as the Ballast Water Treatment R&D Directory and also the reports of Global Task Force meetings.

GloBallast Monograph Series

Below is the full list of monographs and other publications that can be downloaded as PDF files using the language links.

Monograph 1
GloBallast Monograph No. 25: The GloBallast Story: Reflections from a Global Family

GEF-UNDP-IMO GloBallast Partnerships, 2017.


Monograph 24
GloBallast Monograph No. 24: Economic Assessment of Ballast Water Management: A Synthesis of the

National Assessments conducted by the Lead Partnering Countires of the GEF-UNDP-IMO GloBallast Partnerships Programme

Interwies, E., Khuchua, N., 2017.


Monograph 23
GloBallast Monograph No. 23: Guidance on Best Management Practices for Sediment Reception

Facilities under the Ballast Water Management Convention

Waite, T.D., Sweat, H., 2017.


Monograph 22
GloBallast Monograph No. 22: Guidance on Port Biological Baseline Surveys (PBBS)

Awad, A., Haag, F., Anil, A.C., Abdulla, A., 2014.

English Arabic Spanish

Monograph 21
GloBallast Monograph No. 21: Identifying and Managing Risks from Organisms Carried in Ships’ Ballast Water

Awad, A., Haag, F., Anil, A.C., Abdulla, A., 2014.

English Arabic Spanish

Monograph 20
GloBallast Monograph No. 20 and GESAMP Reports and Studies No. 83: Establishing Equivalency in the Performance Testing and Compliance Monitoring of Emerging Alternative Ballast Water Management Systems. A Technical Review.


Monograph 19
GloBallast Monograph No. 19: Economic assessment for Ballast Water Management: A Guideline.

English French Arabic Russian

Monograph 18
GloBallast Monograph No. 18: Guidelines for Development of National Ballast Water Management Strategies.

Tamelander J., Riddering L., Haag F., Matheickal J., 2010.


Monograph 17
GloBallast Monograph No. 17: Guidelines for National Ballast Water Status Assessments.

GEF-UNDP-IMO GloBallast Partnerships and IOI, 2009.

English Arabic Russian Spanish

Monograph 16
GloBallast Monograph No. 16: Phytoplankton Atlas – SepetibaBay, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

D.R. Tenenbaum, M. C. Villac, S.C. Viana, M. Matos, M. Hatherly, I.V. Lima & M. Menezes, 2004.


Monograph 15
GloBallast Monograph No. 15: 2nd International Ballast Water Treatment R&D Symposium

Matheickal, J.T. and Raaymakers S. (Eds), 2004.


Monograph 14
GloBallast Monograph No. 14: Ballast Water Risk Assessment. Port of Sepetiba, Brazil

Clarke, C., Hilliard, R., Junqueira, A. de O. R., Neto, A. de C. L., Polglaze J. & Raaymakers, S., 2004.


Monograph 13
GloBallast Monograph No. 13: Ballast Water Risk Assessment, Port of Saldanha Bay, Republic of South Africa

Awad, A., Clarke, C., Greyling, L., Hilliard, R., Polglaze & Raaymakers, S. 2004.