The Coast Guard Marine Safety Center issued the 39 th U.S. Coast Guard BWMS Type Approval Certificate to Alfa Laval Tumba AB after a detailed review of the manufacturer’s type approval application determined the system met the requirements of 46 CFR 162.060.
Port Security Advisory (2-20) Liberia
The Coast Guard has announced in the Federal Register that it is removing the conditions of entry on vessels arriving from the country of the Republic of Liberia.
2020 edition of The Gas Gauge Newsletter now available.
The Coast Guard’s Liquefied Gas Carrier National Center of Expertise (LGC NCOE) published its 2020 edition of The Gas Gauge, a newsletter to share Coast Guard involvement and regulatory updates about the liquefied gas industry.
Policy Letter: Testing Alternate Components for a Type-Approved Ballast Water Management System
The Coast Guard’s Office of Operating and Environmental Standards has published a Policy Letter to provide guidance on the testing and validation of alternate components requested to be used with a type-approved Ballast Water Management System (BWMS).
Revisions to MARPOL Annex II and IBC Code
MARPOL Annex II and the IBC Code have revisions that will be coming into effect on January 1, 2021.