Recap of presentations at the 2016 BWMTech Conference. This post focuses on the U.S. type-approval process and the differences between the U.S. and IMO standards.
From Sept. 27 to 29, 2016, the Ballast Water Management Tech (BWMTech) North America conference will take place in Miami. Representing the U.S. Coast Guard will be Cmdr. Meridena Kauffman, the Coast Guard environmental standards officer, and Lt. Cmdr. Jason Kling, BWMS type-approval manager at the Coast Guard Marine Safety Center.