Tag archives: Ballast Water

ICS urges alterations to IMO Ballast Water Convention

In advance of next week’s meeting of the IMO Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC), the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has suggested a number of steps by which IMO ...

Personnel evacuated from Noble Paul Wolff rig off Brazil

Noble Corporation confirmed that the Noble Paul Wolff, a dynamically positioned semisubmersible rig operating off the coast of Brazil, experienced a ballast control incident on Friday, February 28 at approximately ...

ICS Board prepares for important IMO meeting

The Board of Directors of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), representing national shipowners’ associations from 35 nations and over 80% of the world merchant fleet, recently met in London ...

BIMCO announce Step-by-Step Guidance series to Ballast Water Management

BIMCO have announced plans to release a guidance series that will navigate shipowners through ballast water management implementation, in preparation for the impending ratification of the 2004 IMO Ballast Water ...

USCG grants AMS acceptance for Wärtsilä’s AQUARIUS®UV Ballast Water Management System

Wärtsilä, the marine industry’s leading solutions and services provider, has been granted Alternate Management System (AMS) acceptance for its AQUARIUS®UV Ballast Water Management System (BWMS) by the ...

Shipowners face expensive new regime over ballast water management

Shipowners will soon be obliged to address new and expensive regulations to deal with ballast water. The Ballast Water Management Convention 2004 will require them to understand compliance standards, develop ...

GL: From stowage to steel and everything in between

comprehensive programme awaited the attendees at Germanischer Lloyd’s (GL) latest forum in Hamburg. The Forum looked at a broad spectrum of topics concerning container shipping including: stowage and lashing ...

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