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’.

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.

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