Ballast Water Legislation
The following list details only those local, national and regional ballast water requirements which are mandatory and does not include proposed or non-mandatory requirements unless they have gained agreement and been given a clear implementation or enforcement date.
Many of the pieces of legislation refer directly to the IMO Guidelines and in particular the requirements for ballast water management and reporting contained in Resolution A.868(20). Together with the Resolution you can also download the IMO Standard Reporting Form.
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Country Norway Administrating Body Norwegian Maritime Authority Implementation Date 1st July 2010 Area where... MORE
ROPME Sea Area (Middle East)
The Kuwait Convention established the Regional Organisation for the Protection of the Marine Environment (ROPME) which comprises the states of... MORE
Klaipeda, Butinge Oil Terminal
Port, Country Butinge Oil Terminal, Klaipeda, Lithuania Administrating Body Klaipeda State Seaport Authority Implementation Date... MORE
Country United States of America Administrating Body United States Coast Guard (USCG) Implementation Date 27th... MORE
Country and Ports Odessa and Yuzhnyy, Ukraine Administrating Body State Inspection for Environmental Protection Implementation... MORE