All equipment manufactured during the validity of the type approval certificate remains “Approved” as long as it is manufactured, installed, and operated according to the terms of the type approval certificate. This post provides information about how the transfer of ownership or system alteration impacts the certificate’s validity.
New BWM frequently asked questions now available on Homeport. Topics covered include compliance, the type approval process, and working with Independent Laboratories.
6/21/2017: Marine Safety Center issues updated ballast water management system type approval certificate
The updated certificate was issued to Sunrui Environmental Engineering Co Ltd., for their BalClor Ballast Water Management System in order to clarify the hazardous location installation requirements onboard foreign flag vessels.
6/9/2017: Marine Safety Center issues Ballast Water Management System (BWMS) type approval certificates to Sunrui Marine Environment Engineering Co., Ltd.
The Coast Guard Marine Safety Center issued the fourth U.S. Coast Guard Ballast Water Management System Type Approval Certificate to Sunrui Marine Environment Engineering Co., Ltd. after a detailed review of the manufactures type approval application determined the system met the requirements of 46 CFR 162.060.
Marine Safety Center is reviewing the sixth application for BWMS type approval.