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Welcome to the GloBallast E-Forum

We are pleased to extend an invitation to you to join the GloBallast E-Forum in order to share news and views and submit questions and answers on any aspect of the ballast water problem. We have established the Forum in order to assist the free exchange of information and open communication between all parties involved, on a global basis.

To become a member, please follow the simple steps below. Once you have joined, you will find the Forum divided into four topic areas:

  • Forum Service
    For discussions about using the E-Forum.
  • Invasive Aquatic Species
    For discussions, questions and answers about any aspect of invasive aquatic species.
  • Ballast Water Management
    For discussions, questions and answers about any aspect of ballast water management.
  • GloBallast Pilot Countries
    For discussions between the Pilot Countries (restricted).

More topics may be added over time, and please feel free to make suggestions, via the Forum.

How to join and use the Forum

Step 1:

Click on the 'Go to Forum' link below and then click the button marked Register.

Step 2:

Read the Rules and accept them.

Step 3:

Complete the Registration Form.

Step 4:

You are now a Member. Read any of the messages that you are interested in by clicking on the link.

Step 5:

If you wish to reply select reply (below the message).

Note that when registering (Step 3), you can select an option whereby you will be automatically informed by e-mail when one of your own posts is replied to.

The success of this Forum depends on how much it is used. Please make the most of it and please feel free to make suggestions. Please remember that this is an open forum so please, kindly follow the rules and basic courtesies to our fellow Members. Have fun on the Forum!

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