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US EPA VIDA: What you need to know for 2022

On October 26, 2020, EPA’s Notice of Proposed Rulemaking – Vessel Incidental Discharge National Standards of Performance – was published in the Federal Register for public comment. The proposed rule will reduce the environmental impact of discharges, such as ballast water, that are incidental to the normal operation of commercial vessels. When finalized, this new rule will streamline the current patchwork of federal, state, and local requirements that apply to the commercial vessel community and better protect US waters.

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AMSA’s Focused Inspection Campaign on Safety of Navigation: A best practice guide

AMSA announced that a Focused Inspection Campaign on Safety of Navigation will be conducted from 1 August 2021 to 30 September 2021. AMSA surveyors will undertake the FIC in conjunction with Port or flag State Control inspections. SQEMARINE provides guidance for the questionnaire of the campaign and a best practice guide as well as  analysis on AMSA findings on Deficiency Category.

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