OBS was the first BWT system to achieve full USCG approval – a landmark for the entire ballast water sector. USCG BWT approval is the most stringent in the industry, meaning that once a system has satisfied its exacting testing criteria it effectively has a worldwide ‘ticket to trade’.
Add this to full IMO approval and certification from DNV GL, Lloyd’s, Bureau Veritas, MLIT Japan, and American Bureau of Shipping and you can rest assured that you have the best technology, reputation and compliance the market can offer.
Rules and regulations
- Valid for all ships from 01 January 2016.
- All ships entering US ports are required to comply with these regulations.
- For further details regarding installation requirements please read the “Ballast Water Managment (BWM) Extention program Update” or click the document shown below.
US Coast Guard – Marine Safety Information Bulletin:
Ballast Water Managment (BWM) Extension Program Update
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