Ecochlor November BWM Regulatory Update

Ecochlor’s latest e-newsletter on Regulatory Updates for ballast water management is available for download.

May Regulatory Update newsletter coverThis issue contains:

IMO Delays Mandatory BWMS Commission Testing
USCG Issues Policy Letter on Independent Laboratories
California Publishes Rates on Ballast Water Fee
USCG Reporting Requirements for Dry Bulk Cargo Residue Discharges
Ballast Water Treatment System USCG Type Approvals
LR Approved Service Suppliers for Commissioning Testing
Ballast Water Management Report with Steve Candito: A two-part video series on VIDA

It is all gathered in one newsletter for your convenience!

You may view the entire newsletter at Ecochlor’s November BWMS Regulatory Update

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InterManager “Dispatch”

InterManager Dispatch published the article, NanoVapor Tank Degassing ─ Saves Time, Money and is Safe for the Crew, in their November newsletter. Read a clip of the article below.

In the shipping industry, time is money. A shipping company loses money when a vessel is not in service. In these difficult times, losing money is the last thing that any company wants to be doing, especially when sometimes the cause of the loss is avoidable.  

Despite strict regulatory guidelines for entering enclosed spaces to handle tank cleaning, cold work or hot work, seafarers are often under pressure make things happen more quickly, and that can lead to an erosion of safety protocols. Tragically, overlooking these safety measures in order to shave off some time, has resulted in a surge in injuries and fatalities of crew members entering these unsafe enclosed spaces.

Wouldn’t it be nice to be able to apply a “magic blanket” that significantly reduces the risks associated with entering enclosed spaces? Click the link to read the entire article InterManager Dispatch