Progress against milestone 1.2040.2
High seas and coastal marine protected areas are established and enforced, and marine spatial plans are in place
July 12, 2023

The International Maritime Organisation’s Marine Environmental Protection Committee (MEPC 80) resulted in the approval of the Convention Review Plan and in the adoption of amendments to the Ballast Water Management (BWM) Convention.

Amendments to the BWM Convention will enter into force 1 February 2025 and include improved record keeping and verification processes.

Source: International Maritime Organization