Ballast water exchange and compliance date extensions are being phased out as temporary options for compliance with the US ballast water regulation as shipowners are now able to select and install a US Coast Guard type approved ballast water treatment system. Read More. Credits: Marine Insurance P&I Club News
The US Coast Guard (USCG) has denied appeals to allow the ‘most probable number’ method of sampling in type approval testing for ballast water management systems.
Tom Perlich, founder and president of Ecochlor, and Katie Weaver, Technical Sales Manager speak about highlights of the past year.
The total tonnage of flag states that have ratified have no yet reached the 35% share of global tonnage to bring IMO’s Ballast Water Management Convention into force. Read more . . .