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LR launches speedier path to Type Approval

DECEMBER 1, 2017 — Classification society Lloyd’s Register (LR) used this week’s International Workboat Show in New Orleans to launch a new way for clients in the Americas to access LR Type

USCG officials visit BWMS test lab

AUGUST 16, 2016 — Over 60 manufacturers of ballast water management systems (BWTS) with foreign type-approved are now pursing U.S. type approval by utilizing Coast Guard accepted labs to test their systems

Admiral Paul Thomas blogs on BWMS angst

MAY 18, 2016 — The U.S. insistence on setting its own type approval standards for ballast water management systems has drawn some harsh industry criticism. Rear Adm. Paul Thomas, U.S. Coast Guard

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Wärtsilä WTT11 tunnel thruster gains LR Type Approval

JUNE 30, 2015 — Wärtsilä’s WTT11 tunnel thruster has successfully passed the final step of the Lloyd’s Register Type Approval process. Type Approval demonstrates that the WTT11 conforms to recognized industry quality