Ecochlor's DJ Cho and Mr. Theofilis are at the Korean Folk Village

… Dongju (DJ) Cho, Ecochlor’s Regional Business Development Manager in South Korea and Mr. Theofilis, Ecochlor Service Engineer were visited by a “Korean Ghost” at the Korean Folk Village.

Mr. Theofilis, located in Greece, joined DJ in South Korea to commission the SLNC Pax retrofit at Orient Shipyard and the Maran Aspasia newbuild at Daehan Shipbuilding Corporation. Ecochlor travels the world to provide “best in class” service for our clients!


Pre-publication Viewing of VIDA Standard of Performance

The Vessel Incidental Discharge Act, would establish national standards of performance for marine pollution control devices for discharges incidental to the normal operation of primarily non-military and non-recreational vessels 79 feet in length and above into the waters of the United States or the waters of the contiguous zone.

EPA Administrator, Andrew Wheeler, signed the proposed rule on October 5, 2020, and EPA is submitting it for publication in the Federal Register (FR). To view the pre-publication go to https://www.epa.gov/sites/production/files/2020-10/documents/vida_2040-af92_nprm_frn_2020-05-10_prepublication.pdf

California State Lands Commission webinar on BWM is 7 October

California coast is erodingThe California State Lands Commission will host a webinar on Wednesday, October 7, 2020, at 11:00 AM PDT. The California Marine Invasive Species Program will discuss setting up a user account, adding vessels, navigating within MISP.IO, and submitting the Ballast Water Management Report and the Annual Vessel Reporting Form. No registration is needed. Please contact Nicole Dobroski at nicole.dobroski@slc.ca.gov for a link to the webinar. [https://www.slc.ca.gov/marine-invasive-species-program/misp-webinar-october-7-2020/].