The US Coast Guard Marine Safety Center issued the 35th USCG Ballast Water Management System Type Approval Certificate to oneTank, LLC after a detailed review of the manufacturer’s type approval application determined the system met the requirements of 46 CFR 162.060.
ABS issued a guide concerning yachts that are now required to comply with the IMO International Convention for the Control and management of Ships’ Ballast Water and Sediments (BWM Convention) which requires an approved ballast water management system.
Understanding and complying with ballast water management (BWM) requirements remain a major hurdle for many shipowners and operators. For this reason, ABS answered to important questions regarding this matter.
USCG released revisions to its Ballast Water Management (BWM) Reporting Form, which replaces all previous versions and the National Ballast Information Clearinghouse (NBIC) will no longer accept older versions of the form.
The US Coast Guard Marine Safety Center received an application for Ballast Water Management System type approval for the oneTank BWMS manufactured by Seattle-based manufacturer Glosten Inc.
The US Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) formally initiated its investigation of pending Canadian ballast water regulations alleged to be unfavorable and detrimental to US flag Laker vessels.
Without a doubt 2020 has already been characterized by the COVID-19 pandemic. This unprecedented situation has affected the majority of operations, with ballast water management being no exception. In a recent webinar, ABS discusses how COVID-19 impacts BWM, while it provides a brief overview of the most important BWMS challenges the shipping industry faces.
The Coast Guard Marine Safety Center issued the 32nd U.S. Coast Guard Ballast Water Management System Type Approval Certificate to Techcross, Inc. after a detailed review of the manufacturer’s type approval application determined the system met the requirements of 46 CFR 162.060.
The US Coast Guard Marine Safety Center issued the 31st USCG Ballast Water Management System type approval Certificate to Miura Co., Ltd., after a detailed review determined the system met the requirements of 46 CFR 162.060.
The Coast Guard Marine Safety Center issued the 30th U.S. Coast Guard Ballast Water Management System Type Approval Certificate to Hyde Marine, Inc., after a detailed review of the manufacturer’s type approval applications determined the systems met the requirements of 46 CFR 162.060.
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