The Green Ship Technology North America Conference will join with Shipping2030 to co-host experts from around the globe to speak on green ship design, green small ports and the new global environmental regulatory requirements for emission and ballast water treatment. John P. Dooley, President of Choice Ballast Solutions, is a featured speaker at the event and will present, Ballast Water Management System Installation: Integration Engineering vs Installation Engineering on November 15, 2017 in New York City. Dooley’s presentation will focus on key considerations to help shipowners navigate this period of
Debra DiCianna, Senior Compliance Engineer at Choice Ballast Solutions recently presented at INTERTANKO’s Annual Meeting on a Review of USCG Type Approved Ballast Systems. Photo L to R: Tim Wilkins, Environmental Director, INTERTANKO; Debra DiCianna; Capt. Jennifer F. Williams, Director, Inspections & Compliance, USCG Marine Safety, Security, and Stewardship; and Joe Angelo, Directory Regulatory Affairs, INTERTANKO.
Watch Amie Pascoe, Director at BLUE interviewing Debra Dicianna, Senior Compliance Engineer at Choice Ballast Solutions about ballast water at Green Ship Technology Europe conference. https://youtu.be/6rMSjBdSK0U
Excerpts from remarks by Jeffrey Lantz, Director of Commercial Regulations and Standards, at CMA Shipping 2017 “. . . when engineering and operational provisions are employed, we will consider extending the compliance date based on a good detailed installation plan. However, if it is not reasonable to install a type approved system, we want to see an analysis and strategy of how the owner/operator intends to achieve compliance at a future date before we consider granting an extension. To date, we’ve received over 13,600 requests for extensions, of which we’ve granted over 11,500 and
Choice Ballast Solutions (Choice), a global provider of ballast water treatment planning, installation and compliance, is pleased to announce the hiring of Debra DiCianna as Senior Compliance Engineer. DiCianna’s career in the maritime industry spans over 25 years with extensive experience in the compliance and operational issues of shipowners and the design/performance of ballast water management systems. In her role at Choice, DiCianna will be responsible for assisting clients, both shipowners and ballast water treatment manufacturers, in all matters concerning BWMS planning, installation and compliance. DiCianna is a delegate for the United States
Choice Ballast Solutions (Choice) announced today that James (Jim) P. Mackey has joined the firm to further develop key accounts and cultivate new business worldwide. Jim will serve as Business Development Manager and joins Choice from a long career, spanning more than 30 years, at Hyde Marine. During his time with Hyde Marine, he was responsible for the North American, as well as Offshore Service Vessel and Cruise Ship market segments and was part of the research and sales team that developed the Hyde GUARDIAN ballast water treatment system in
John Dooley, president of Choice Ballast Solutions, will speak at the BWMTech Conference in Miami on Assurance for Shipowners: Steps to USCG & EPA Compliance on Wednesday, September 28, 2016. Shipowners attend free, register at https://maritime.knect365.com/bwmtech-north-america.