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EPA: New vessel discharge rule in works

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) yesterday proposed standards to reduce the environmental impact of discharges, such as ballast water, that are incidental to the normal operation of commercial vessels. When finalized,

USCG and states in VIDA discussions

Following a December 4, 2019, conference call with representatives from U.S. states and territories, the U.S. Coast Guard has established a working group to address issues related to the Vessel Incidental Discharge

Euronav opts for Ecochlor BWMS

Maynard, Mass., headquartered Ecochlor,Inc., has won a contract to supply seven Euronav Suezmax and VLCC tankers with ballast water management systems (BWMS). The agreement comes with an option for Euronav to purchase