ClassNK – TEC 0880
The Maritime Department Malaysia, Marine Head Quarters has announced that Malaysian vessels above 400GT, regardless of her keel laid, engage in international voyages are required to have approved Ballast Water Management Plans by 1 January 2012.
The above stated instruction become invalid once the Ballast Water Management Convention 2004 become globally enforced or at date announced by Malaysian Government.
The above said administration has authorized ClassNK to approve such a ballast water management plan on behalf of them. The necessary numbers of copy of the plan in addition to one copy to ClassNK should be sent to the below mentioned department for approval service of the plan.