Dr. Nick Welschmeyer, Christopher Brown, Richard Muller and William Davidson

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Test Facility Researchers Condemn Ballast Treatment Pessimism

By Dr. Nick Welschmeyer, Christopher Brown, Richard Muller and William Davidson 2018-02-26 17:12:48

We, the staff of the Golden Bear Research Center, wish to provide some perspective as a ballast water management system type-approval testing facility to an article that appeared in The Maritime Executive titled Ballast Water Treatment System Testing Under Fire on February 10.  The article, like several others to come out since the announced closing of two test facilities, accurately captured the fact that current ballast water regulations, by their specificity, encourage subjective interpretation of the regulations when considering...

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