Environmental Legislation

Environmental Legislation

The Secretariat has been contacting Ballast Water Treatment System (BWTS)  manufacturers to collect information that may be of interest to members.

The information includes;

  • Manufacturers’ experience of fitting BWTS onto new build vessels and retrofits
  • Production capacity
  • Status of USCG Approval

and can be found in document Ballast Water Update 10.04.17, see below (member login required)

See Association news here.

 

Following our Association's Executive Committee & Technical Committee meetings in Hong Kong on March 6-7 (see link), the Secretariat has been working on the promotion of INTERCARGO’s positions:

CMA SHIPPING 2017 CONFERENCE (see link)

U.S. Coast Guard

Round Table

SUBMISSIONS TO IMO MEPC 71

Members please login to read the updates.

During the Association's Technical Committee meeting in Hong Kong on the 6th March 2017, two presentations related to BWM were delivered, please click here. (member login required)

 

In August 2016, a Ballast Water Treatment System fitted onboard a semi-submersible installation suffered from a catastrophic failure which caused the loss of the system and damage to surrounding equipment and fittings.