Copenhagen headquartered DFDS has signed a frame agreement that will see DESMI Ocean Guard A/S CompactClean Ballast Water Management Systems (BWMS) installation on its existing fleet of vessels. The agreement covers more
SEPTEMBER 28, 2018 —ClassNK has some sound words of advice for ships registered in its class: Don’t wait until the last minute to install your Ballast Water Management System (BWMS). According to
JULY 2, 2018 — Lack of crew knowledge is not a valid reason for non-compliance with ballast water treatment requirements. This is clear from statements made by the U.S. Coast Guard, says
MARCH 29, 2018 — Wärtsilä has submitted its Aquarius Electro-Chlorination (EC) Ballast Water Management System (BWMS) for U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Type Approval (TA) after successfully completing all the testing procedures required.
JANUARY 18, 2018—The Chamber of Marine Commerce would like to keep the economic recovery ball rolling on Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Seaway in 2018. In order to continue the economic recovery seen in
SEPTEMBER 5, 2017—A Trojan Marinex BWT 250 ballast water treatment system (BWTS) will be part of a ballast water management system (BWMS) for the Government of Australia’s next-generation Antarctic Supply and Research
AUGUST 24, 2017 — The Coast Guard has issued a $5,000 fine to the owners of a foreign freight vessel for unauthorized ballast water discharge into the Willamette River in Portland, August
JULY 5, 2017 — Japan’s Miura Co., Ltd. reports that it has successfully completed another major milestone towards acquiring U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) type approval for its HK ballast water management system
JUNE 3, 2017 – Seaspan reports that its Vancouver Drydock shipyard in North Vancouver, BC, has completed a five week refit of Louis Dreyfus Armateurs’ special purpose/cable layer vessel Ile de Batz.
MAY 19, 2017 — The Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation yesterday passed S. 1129, the 2018 Coast Guard reauthorization act by voice vote. Among other things it authorizes the Coast