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.
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