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  • 25 April 2013

    OceanGuard TM Ballast Water Management System (BWMS), researched and developed by Qingdao Headway Technology Co., Ltd., successfully obtained the AMS (Alternative Management System) Certificate issued by USCG while Headway became the first BWMS manufacturer to win USCG Full-Scale AMS Certificate in China. It is known that there are more than 50 BWMS manufacturers all over […]

  • 20 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    Hyde Marine is launching a multi-part Webinar Series for ship owners and operators that will focus on compliance with IMO Convention and USCG Regulations. The webinar series will provide education for technical directors/managers, ship owners, operators, naval architects and port/harbor authorities from Asia Pacific, Europe, Africa, and the Americas about proper compliance with International Maritime Organization […]

  • 3 May 2017

    United States Coast Guard (USCG) officers are taking a much tougher stance with regards to various aspects of ballast water management (BWM) compliance in their routine port state control (PSC) inspections, North P&I Club said referring to local sources. Precisely, all ships calling at US ports and intending to discharge ballast water must either carry out ballast […]

  • 7 April 2017

    The United States Coast Guard (USCG) is searching for a 32-year-old man who went overboard from Carnival Liberty cruise ship ten miles northwest of Berry Islands, Bahamas, on April 7. Reco Scott reportedly went overboard from the ninth deck of the cruise ship at approximately 5:00 a.m. (local time), the USCG said. The cruise ship launched […]

  • 17 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Boston-headquartered provider of ballast water treatment (BWT) solutions Ecochlor has signed a deal with Greek shipping company Minerva Marine for the potential supply of BWT systems for up to 30 vessels under its management. The Ecochlor technology was selected for retrofit in Minerva’s managed bulkers and tankers varying in size from medium-range tankers (MRs) to […]

  • 8 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    USCG MSC has received its fifteenth application for type approval for a ballast water management system.

  • 17 January 2017

    A fire broke out onboard a vehicle carrier Alliance St. Louis around 150 miles south of Southwest Pass, Louisiana, on January 16, 2017, the US Coast Guard (USCG) informed.  An electrical fire occurred in the engine room of the 2005-built ship, according to the USCG. The USCG said it launched an HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircrew […]

  • 20 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Rules & Regulation

    Greece-based manufacturer of ballast water treatment systems (BWTS) Erma First has received the United States Coast Guard (USCG) Type Approval for its full flow electrolysis BWTS. On October 18, the company became the first full flow electrolysis BWTS vendor worldwide that received the USCG approval, for which it filed an application in April 2017. The system […]

  • 14 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) Director Brian Salerno completed a two-day trip to the State of Texas on Friday where he met with stakeholders and viewed critical pieces of safety equipment. While in Texas, Director Salerno delivered a keynote address at the Second Annual Center for Offshore Safety Forum in Houston, Texas on […]

  • 24 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The United States Coast Guard (USCG) has declined the use of the most probable number (MPN) method for evaluating the biological efficacy of UV-based treatment technologies in ballast water, which could cause a delay in the first type approval of any ballast water management system to the summer of 2016, according to international classification society DNV GL. USCG said […]

  • 14 January 2013

    The world’s largest classification society ClassNK announced that it was granted expanded authorization from the United States Coast Guard (USCG) on 25 December 2012, and will now be able to carry out a full range of surveys for the SOLAS, MARPOL and AFS conventions, as well as ISM Audits on behalf of the United States […]

  • 14 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The world’s largest classification society ClassNK announced that it was granted expanded authorization from the United States Coast Guard (USCG) on 25 December 2012, and will now be able to carry out a full range of surveys for the SOLAS, MARPOL and AFS conventions, as well as ISM Audits on behalf of the United States […]

  • 16 October 2013

    OceanSaver has achieved a certification double, with the news that its Mark II Ballast Water Treatment (BWT) system has achieved US Coast Guard (USCG) approval, while the company itself has achieved ISO 9001:2008 certification. The awards, building on the system’s existing IMO acceptance and DNV Type Approval, consolidate the company’s claim that it now offers […]

  • 23 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Wärtsilä reached a milestone as its Aquarius UV BWMS completed testing requirements for USCG type approval compliance.

  • 10 April 2017

    The United States Coast Guard (USCG) has suspended the search operation for a 32-year-old passenger who went overboard from Carnival Liberty cruise ship ten miles northwest of Berry Islands, Bahamas.  Following a report that Reco Scott from Georgia went overboard from the ninth deck of the cruise ship in the morning hours of April 7, […]

  • 14 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Japan-based JFE Engineering Corporation has obtained the USCG type approval for its BWMS. 

  • 8 November 2012
    Vessels

    The U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) published the CG-ENG Policy Letter 04-12, “Alternative Pressure Relief Valve Settings on Vessels Carrying Liquefied Gases in Bulk in Independent Type B and Type C Tanks.” This new policy allows type B or C gas carriers to operate within the US with the IMO Maximum Allowable pressure Relief Valve Setting […]

  • 5 January 2017

    The US Coast Guard (USCG) has closed the entrance to Los Angeles Harbor to all vessel traffic as it is investigating a report of a downed helicopter near San Pedro, California. The entrance has been closed to allow for effective search efforts of the possible debris field, according to the USCG. The USCG said that there has been […]

  • 13 June 2013

    DNV has become the first class society to achieve the status of an Independent Laboratory (IL). This means it is authorised by the United States Coast Guard (USCG) to evaluate and test technologies designed to treat ballast water on ships in order to prevent the spread of non-native aquatic species in lakes, rivers and coastal […]

  • 6 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    After gaining approvals from the US Coast Guard (USCG) for their ballast water treatment (BWT) systems, two suppliers, namely Sweden’s Alfa Laval and Norway’s Optimarin, have received new orders in anticipation of the BWM Convention’s entry into force. Alfa Laval has signed an agreement with Greece-based ship management company Stamco Ship Management under which its […]

  • 21 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Coast Guard is proposing a maintenance dredging project at its Mooring Ballast Point facility in Point Loma, California, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Los Angeles District said in its latest announcement.  According to USACE, the project will be conducted in conjunction with the U.S. Navy who are proposing to construct a reef […]

  • 14 March 2017

    The United States Coast Guard (USCG) closed the Port of Virginia Monday night in anticipation of high winds. “All vessels will be prohibited from entering or departing Chesapeake Bay. Vessels at 5,000 gross tons or greater will be prohibited from moving within the bay unless permission is granted by the captain of the port,” the USCG […]