Regulatory Updates

USCG Breaking News For Acceptance of UV Based BWTS

Few days ago USCG informed four ultraviolet BWM manufacturers that the Most Probable Number, or MPN, method is not considered as an equivalent alternative to the testing method . This is a real milestone on the way to USCG Type approval which has caused tremendous impact in the marine industry. Coast Guard review concluded that…
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USCG updates Ballast Water Management Program

USCG updates Ballast Water Management (BWM) Program (Washington, USCG) This bulletin provides an update on aspects of the Coast Guard’s Ballast Water Management (BWM) program. It includes guidance to comply with Title 33, Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 151, Subparts C and D. It also announces a change to the terms of extended compliance…
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