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Coast Guard Approves Another BWTS Entry

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November 14, 2018

Marine Safety Center issues 13th Ballast Water Management System Type Approval certificate.

The Marine Safety Center issued the 13th U.S. Coast Guard Ballast Water Management System Type Approval Certificate to JFE Engineering Corporation after a detailed review of the manufacturer’s type approval application determined the system met the requirements of 46 CFR 162.060.

The treatment principle of the BallastAce BWMS consists of filtration with chemical injection during uptake and neutralization during discharge. This approval covers models with maximum treatment rated capacities between 500 m3/h and 3,500 m3/h.

A complete list of ballast water treatment systems that have been approved or have type approval applications currently under review can be found on the Marine Safety Center webpage. Redacted copies of all completed type approval certificates are also available.

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