The US Coast Guard Marine Safety Center received its 21th application for type approval for the Cathelco Evolution Ballast Water Management System manufactured by Cathelco 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 the 1st of November, the USCG received its 20th application for the Aquarius UV Ballast Water Management System, manufactured by Wärtsilä Water Systems Ltd. During October, the USCG received its 19th application for the UV Compact Clean Ballast Water Management System, manufactured by DESMI Ocean Guard A/S and its 18th application for the NK-O3 BlueBallast II Plus Ballast Water Management System, manufactured by NKBMS Co. Ltd.
So far, 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.