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Ballast Water Treatment: What Will the IMO Do?

By InBallast 2017-01-16 16:11:29

The IMO’s Ballast Water Management Convention, adopted in 2004, reached its criteria for ratification on September 8, 2016, and will enter into force following 12 months. Somewhat simplistically, this means that all vessels must comply with its provisions and eventually...

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Ballast Water Treatment Issues Remain Unresolved

By InBallast 2016-11-21 03:01:15

Last month’s IMO Marine Environmental Protection Committee (MEPC) adopted resolution MEPC.253(67) on the review of the guidelines for approval of ballast water management systems (G8) to facilitate entry into force of the Ballast Water Management Convention.    The...

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