USCG Assisting Commandant Ballast Water series


The USCG Assistant Commandant for prevention policy have over the past week published a series on the USCG Ballast Water regulations.

The USCG Ballast Water regulations entered into force 21 June 2012 and have been enforced more intensely over the past years leading to close to 700 deficiencies and more than 20 enforcement actions ranking from warning to fines. All owners and managers are urged to ensure that any ship calling US ports are in compliance with the USCG Ballast Water regulations and any applicable state regulations.

The USCG Assistant Commandant for prevention policy have over the past week published a series on USCG Ballast Water regulations please click on the below links to read the valuable information and updates:

Also a Summary of Q&A with USCG panellists during BWMTechnology North America provides valuable information.

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Peter Lundahl Rasmussen
By Peter Lundahl Rasmussen
in Copenhagen, DK


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