MSC will review the application for compliance with USCG 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.

In early May, the USCG received its 25th application for BWMS type approval from the HK-(E)C Ballast Water Management System manufactured by Miura Co., Ltd.

So far, Cathelco Ltd (Sweden), DESMI Ocean Guard A/SEnvirocleanse, LLC (USA), De Nora (USA)Panasia (Republic of Korea)JFE Engineering Corporation (Japan), Headway Technology (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 (US) and Erma First (Greece) have won the USCG type approval.

You may view the current status of approvals and applications herebelow: