Choice’s Senior Compliance Engineer Speaks at INTERTANKO Annual Meeting

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.
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John Dooley presents BWM Risk-based Decision Making & Compliance Assurance at Posidonia

Choice Alliance2 John Dooley, president of Choice Ballast Solutions, participated in a two-part workshop that was attended by delegates of the BWM Summit at Posidonia. The workshops included, BWMS Retrofit Challenges by Argo Navis and Dooley presented, Risk-based Decision Making & Compliance Assurance for Shipowners. This one hour session focused on case studies of risk in ballast water management system selection, planning and integration engineering as well as USCG & EPA compliance requirements. For more information or to receive a copy of this presentation contact kclark@choiceballast.com.
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Flores speaks on BWT Regulations at WorkBoat Maintenance & Repair Conference

Jan Flores, Senior Director of Business Development at NETSCo will speak at the upcoming WorkBoat Maintenance & Repair Conference on Tuesday, April 12 in New Orleans, Louisianna. Flores will speak on the topic of Ballast Water Regulations with other panel experts including a member of the United States Coast Guard. The conference topic description is as follows: BALLAST WATER REGULATIONS In December the Coast Guard announced it wants a higher performance standard for how ultraviolet ballast water treatment systems work. While ballast water regulation is a low enforcement priority with the Coast Guard for now, international adoption of the IMO convention on ballast
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Dooley to speak at 3rd BWM Summit

John speaking at BWMTech New Slide lo-resJohn P. Dooley, President of Choice Ballast Solutions, will be speaking at the 3rd Annual Ballast Water Management Summit in Long Beach, California on Tuesday, February 9, 2016. His presentation, Risk of a Ballast Water Treatment System, will focus on risk assessment and mitigation - critical engineering, design and decision tools; assessing the key aspects of each type ─ financial, technical/operational and compliance/legal; and lastly, what are some of the key lessons learned by the shipping industry to date?
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