OSG picks oneTank for aftpeak tank ballast water treatment

Overseas Shipholding Group (OSG) has chosen Glosten spin-off oneTank, LLC to provide an aftpeak ballast water treatment solution for vessels in its fleet. Installation of the oneTank system will help bring OSG

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MEPC 75 is expected to fix ballast water commissioning testing, but operational risks remain

Shipowners rightly expect that any IMO or USCG certified Ballast Water Management System (BWMS) will make legal compliance straightforward, but that is currently not the case, (writes Adam Jolliffe, Senior Sales Manager

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Knutsen BWMS gains USCG Type Approval

The Coast Guard Marine Safety Center has issued the 38th U.S. Coast Guard Ballast Water Management System Type Approval Certificate to Knutsen Ballast Water AS after a detailed review of the manufacturer’s

USCG approves oneTank ballast water management system

The Coast Guard Marine Safety Center has issued the 35th U.S. Coast Guard Ballast Water Management System Type Approval Certificate to Glosten spin-off oneTank, LLC after a detailed review of the manufacturer’s

Ecochlor receives IMO BWMS Code Type Approval

North Haven, Conn., headquartered Ecochlor has received Type Approval from the Norwegian Maritime Authority (NMA) in accordance with the IMO BWMS Code (MEPC.300(72) / revised 2016 G8) standards. The new certification applies

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USCG issues MSIB on BWMS extensions due to COVID-19 disruptions

The Coast Guard has issued a Marine Safety Information Bulletin (MSIB 14-20) noting that, in some instances, disruptions to supply chains and workforce availability due to the COVID-19 pandemic make it difficult

USCG gives update on BWMS type approval program

In a post on its Maritime Commons blog, the U.S. Coast Guard yesterday gave an update on its Ballast Water Management System type approval program, and guidance on several specific issues on

Hyundai Heavy EcoBallast BWMS gets U.S. Type Approval

The Coast Guard Marine Safety Center has issued a Ballast Water Management System Type Approval Certificate to Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd., after a detailed review of the manufacturer’s type approval application

ClassNK to shipowners: Don’t wait to install BWMS

Back in September 2018, classification society ClassNK analyzed the retrofitting status of ballast water management systems (BWMS) on its registered ships and found that, for many of them, the installation deadlines set

Digital tank gauging helps address BWTS approvals under IMO convention amendments

New amendments to the IMO Ballast Water Management Convention are due to come into force in October this year. Compliance with the BWM convention requires that water treatment systems be fitted to

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