12/14/2018: Marine Safety Center receives 22nd application for Ballast Water Management System Type Approval

The type approval application is for the Semb-Eco LUV U1 Ballast Water Management System manufactured by Semb-Eco Pte, Ltd.


12/14/2018: Marine Safety Center issues 14th Ballast Water Management System Type Approval Certificate

The Marine Safety Center issued the 14th U.S. Coast Guard Ballast Water Management System Type Approval Certificate to Panasia Co., Ltd., after a detailed review of the manufacturer’s type approval application determined the system met the requirements of 46 CFR 162.060.


11/13/2018: Marine Safety Center issues 13th Ballast Water Management System Type Approval certificate

The Marine Safety Center issued the 13th U.S. Coast Guard Ballast Water Management System Type Approval Certificate to JFE Engineering Corporation after a detailed review of the manufacturer’s type approval application determined the system met the requirements of 46 CFR 162.060.


11/1/2018: Marine Safety Center receives 21st BWMS type approval application

The Coast Guard Marine Safety Center received its twenty-first application for Ballast Water Management System type approval for the Cathelco Evolution Ballast Water Management System manufactured by Cathelco Ltd.


10/26/2018: Marine Safety Center issues Ballast Water Management System Type Approval Certificate to Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd.

The Marine Safety Center issued the 11th U.S. Coast Guard Ballast Water Management System Type Approval Certificate to Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd., after a detailed review of the manufacturer’s type approval application determined the system met the requirements of 46 CFR 162.060.


10/26/2018: Marine Safety Center receives 19th application for BWMS type approval

The Coast Guard Marine Safety Center received its 19th application for Ballast Water Management System type approval for the UV Compact Clean Ballast Water Management System manufactured by DESMI Ocean Guard A/S.


10/17/2018: U.S. Ballast Water Management Requirements: Operational limitations in type approval testing

This post provides information on a letter recently sent to the Coast Guard accepted independent laboratories providing guidance for evaluating manufacturer-identified operational limitations during type approval testing of ballast water management systems. The letter clarifies the responsibilities of the BWMS manufacturer, the Coast Guard accepted IL, and the Coast Guard, with regard to evaluating and assessing operational limitations of BWMS.


10/9/2018: Marine Safety Center receives 18th application for BWMS type approval

The Coast Guard Marine Safety Center received its 18th application for Ballast Water Management System type approval for the NK-O3 BlueBallast II Plus Ballast Water Management System manufactured by NKBMS Co. Ltd.


9/5/2018: Marine Safety Center receives 17th application for BWMS type approval

The application is for the NK-O3 BlueBallast II Ballast Water Management System manufactured by NKBMS Co. Ltd.


6/7/2018: Marine Safety Center receives 15th application for ballast water management system type approval

The Coast Guard Marine Safety Center received its 15th application for type approval for the HiBallast Ballast Water Management System, manufactured by Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd.


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