Debra DiCianna to Speak at London Shipping Week’s Intertanko Meeting

On the opening day of London International Shipping week, INTERTANKO is hosting a lunchtime seminar at the offices of Norton Rose Fulbright entitled: Ballast Water – life after entry into force.

INTERTANKO’s Environment Director, Tim Wilkins, will first of all provide a summary of how the entry into force of IMO’s BWM Convention will impact the tanker industry. Then, together with Debra DiCianna, Senior Compliance Engineer at Choice Ballast Solutions, they will also provide a review of current US type approved ballast water management systems

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Choice Ballast Solutions engages Debra DiCianna as Senior Compliance Engineer

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
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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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