USCG granted the Certificate after a detailed review of the manufacturer’s type approval application determined the system met the requirements of 46 CFR 162.060.

GloEn-Patrol BWMS consists of filtration with UV treatment at uptake and discharge. This approval covers models with maximum treatment rated capacities between 50 m3/h and 6,000 m3/h.

During Novembe, the US Coast Guard Marine Safety Center issued the 13th Coast Guard Ballast Water Management System type approval certificate to JFE Engineering Corporation, for its BallastAce BWMS.

In addition, the USCG Marine Safety Center received its 22nd application for type approval for the Semb-Eco LUV U1 Ballast Water Management System manufactured by Semb-Eco Pte, Ltd.

MSC will review the application for compliance with U.S. Coast Guard regulations in 46 CFR 162.060. Once it has been determined that the application meets the requirements, the MSC will issue a type approval certificate.

On November, the USCG received its 21st application for type approval for the Cathelco Evolution Ballast Water Management System manufactured by Cathelco Ltd. On the 1st of November,the USCG received its 20th application for type approval for the Aquarius UV Ballast Water Management System, manufactured by Wärtsilä Water Systems Ltd.

On October, the USCG received its 19th application for the from DESMI Ocean Guard A/S. On the same month, the USCG received its 18th application for type approval for the NK-O3 BlueBallast II Plus Ballast Water Management System, manufactured by NKBMS Co. Ltd.

The 17th application was received in September  for type approval for the NK-O3 BlueBallast II Ballast Water Management System, manufactured by NKBMS Co. Ltd.

So far, Panasia (Republic of Korea), JFE Engineering Corporation (Japan), Headway Technology (People's Republic of China), Alfa Naval (Sweden), Hyundai Heavy Industries(Korea), Wärtsilä Water Systems (England), BIO-UV Group (France), Samsung Heavy Industries Co (Republic of Korea), Techcross (Republic of Korea), Optimarin (Norway), Alfa Laval (Sweden), TeamTec Ocean Saver (Norway), Sunrui (China), Ecochlor (USA) and Erma First (Greece) have won the USCG type approval.