Ballast water and its potentially adverse impact on the environment has been a hot topic for over a decade. The different rules that have been adopted to address this has brought uncertainty and caused concern in the industry.
Following Finland’s recent ratification of the Ballast Water Management Convention, this will now be at the forefront in the minds of most shipowners. This is in addition to the continued challenges in complying with US legislation.
We have put together some basic information on the various aspects and impacts of the ballast water regulations. Click on each of the links to find out more.