The Coast Guard Marine Safety Center received two applications for Ballast WaterManagement System (BWMS) type approval for the SKF BlueSonic BWMSmanufactured by SKF Marine GmbH, and the PureBallast 2.0 BWMS manufactured byAlfa […]
Work Instruction: Laid up Inspected/Examined Vessels
The Office of Commercial Vessel Compliance published Work Instruction CVC-WI-018(1), “Laid up Inspected/Examined Vessels.” This work instruction outlines the process of laying up inspected and examined commercial vessels and provides greater consistency […]
Marine Safety Center issues Ballast Water Management System (BWMS) type approval certificate to oneTank, LLC.
The Coast Guard Marine Safety Center issued the 35th U.S. Coast Guard Ballast WaterManagement System Type Approval Certificate to oneTank, LLC after a detailed reviewof the manufacturer’s type approval application determined the […]
Work Instruction: Risk Based Fishing Vessel Exam Program Work Instruction
The Office of Commercial Vessel Compliance published Work Instruction CVC-WI-025(1), “Risk Based Fishing Vessel Exam Program,” Aug. 21, 2020. This work instruction outlines Coast Guard initiatives to promote increased safety within the commercial fishing industry on vessels viewed as high-risk.
Marine Safety Center receives new application for ballast water management system type approval
The Coast Guard Marine Safety Center received an application for Ballast Water Management System type approval for the KBAL Ballast Water Management System manufactured by Knutsen Ballast Water AS.