Ballast Control

The Nautical Institute’s Ballast Control Operators Training Scheme and Accreditation was launched in 2019.


The Nautical has developed the accreditation standard to be consistent with the relevant section of IMO resolution 1079(28).


The role of The Nautical Institute is to facilitate and administer the accreditation of Ballast Control training centres and the certification of Ballast Control operators as per standard agreed by industry and flag administrations.