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Tag: BWM Convention

Ballast water treatment systems at a glance

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With the ratification of the Ballast Water Management Convention, shipowners are pressed to decide which treatment systems to choose. For manufacturers keen to be selected, attaining type approval by the U.S. Coast Guard can be a deciding factor. DNV GL provides comprehensive review on the issue.

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Bureau Veritas launches e-solution for BWM

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Bureau Veritas announced the launch of the ‘My Ballast Water Management Plan’ platform, aiming to assist ship owners to get their International BWM Certificate and approved BWM Plan, ahead of Ballast Water Management Convention entering into force on 8 September.

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IMO moves ahead with oceans and climate change agenda

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At MEPC 71, on 3-7 July, IMO progressed its environmental agenda, by clarifying the ballast water management schedule, progressing GHG and air pollution issues, adopting new NOx emission control areas, designating a further Particularly Sensitive Sea Area and agreeing to work on implementation of the 0.50% global sulphur limit.

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ICS pleased with IMO progress on environmental issues

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Commenting on the outcome of last week’s meeting of the IMO MEPC, the International Chamber of Shipping announced that it is pleased with the progress made by IMO Member States on a number of critical environmental regulatory issues that will have a profound impact on the future structure of the global shipping industry.

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Honduras ratifies BWM Convention

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The number of states signed up to IMO’s Ballast Water Management Convention has reached 61, with Honduras being the latest country acceding to the treaty, on 10 July, according to IMO. The signatories now represent 68.46 % of the world's merchant fleet tonnage.

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New dates for BWTS implementation

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The IMO’s MEPC have agreed amendments to Regulation B-3 of the BWM Convention to implement a new schedule for the D-2 requirements. The amendments delay the mandatory BWTS installation schedule for two years after entry into force, giving vessels 2 to 7 years before needing to fit a treatment system, depending on their IOPP renewal survey dates.

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IMO MEPC 71 outcome

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IMO MEPC 71 was the last meeting before the entry into force of the BWM Convention for which important changes adopted regarding the implementation dates. Among other issues discussed, IMO also made a move to counter HRO risks in Arctic.

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