IMO new ballast water mgt requirements enter force tomorrow 

  From tomorrow, Wednesday October 28, 2020, ballast water management systems will have to meet the…

U.S. probes Canadian ballast water regulations

  The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission has formally launched its into claims that Canada’s pending ballast…

Qatar accedes to Ballast Water Management Convention

Qatar has become the latest state to sign up to the International Maritime Organisation’s (IMO) Ballast…

Two more countries accede to Ballast Water Management Convention

By Jite Eriabie  Jamaica and Malta have become the latest States to sign up to the…

Ballast Water Management Convention enters into force

By Jite Eriabie    The International Convention for the Control and Management of Ships’ Ballast Water…

Coast Guard fines ship for unapproved ballast water discharge 

The United States Coast Guard (USCG) issued a USD 5,000 fine to the owners of a…

Ballast water treatment systems at a glance

With the ratification of the Ballast Water Management Convention, shipowners are pressed to decide which treatment…

Honduras ratifies Ballast Water Management Convention

Honduras has acceded to the Ballast Water Management Convention (BWMC), becoming the 61st country to do so.…