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Four Things to Know About MEPC72 Ballast Water Deliberations

Four Things to Know About MEPC72 Ballast Water Deliberations | invasive species and ballast water | Scoop.it
IMOs Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 72) met between April 9 and 13, 2018 with
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Coral-like colonies cause orange growths in historic harbour

The lettuce-like colonies first appeared in December 2015, their crinkly fronds covering submerged objects such as ropes, ships’ hulls and metal pipes. ’It is very surprising to find a bryozoan this large and visually striking that does not seem not to have been described previously from elsewhere in the world,’ says Museum researcher Dr Paul Taylor, who worked on the identification. The researchers have named the new species Calyptotheca alexandriensis after the famed Egyptia
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10 aliens that will make you want ballast water management systems on your ship

10 aliens that will make you want ballast water management systems on your ship | invasive species and ballast water | Scoop.it
Ballast water regulations are effective now, but some vessels will be exempt from compliance until a later date. The consequences of untreated ballast water, however, can be dire, and here are 10 historical cases that prove the need for ballast water management systems.
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Ballast Water Management

Ballast Water Management | invasive species and ballast water | Scoop.it
Our new ballast water management area provides information on the various aspects and impacts of the ballast water regulations.
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Moore Stephens: Ship Operating Costs Are Set To Increase For 2016 And 2017 - Marine Insight

Moore Stephens: Ship Operating Costs Are Set To Increase For 2016 And 2017 - Marine Insight | invasive species and ballast water | Scoop.it
Vessel operating costs are expected to rise in both 2016 and 2017, according to the latest survey by international accountant and shipping consultant Moore Stephens.
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Global Ballast Water Treatment Systems Market Research Report for 2016 set to grow according to forecasts | Healthcare

Global Ballast Water Treatment Systems Market Research Report for 2016 set to grow according to forecasts | Healthcare | invasive species and ballast water | Scoop.it
Ballast Water Treatment Systems Industry Description Wiseguyreports.Com Adds “Ballast Water Treatment Systems -Market Demand, Growth, Opportunities and analysis of Top Key Player Forecast to 2021” To Its Research Database This repor...
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Ballast water disruption looms for shipping

Ballast water disruption looms for shipping | invasive species and ballast water | Scoop.it
Read the latest maritime & shipping news from Europe. Including coverage of key shipping markets: London, Hamburg, Rotterdam, Athens, Oslo and Copenhagen
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Ballast Water Management Systems: Let the Games Begin

Ballast Water Management Systems: Let the Games Begin | invasive species and ballast water | Scoop.it
With the accession by Finland to the International Convention for the Control and Management of Ships’ Ballast Water and Sediments…
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Ballast Water Management Convention is a Step in the Right Direction | Sustainable Shipping Initiative

Ballast Water Management Convention is a Step in the Right Direction | Sustainable Shipping Initiative | invasive species and ballast water | Scoop.it
creating a sustainable and successful industry by 2040
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Damen To Develop Innovative Ballast Water Treatment System - Marine Insight

Damen To Develop Innovative Ballast Water Treatment System - Marine Insight | invasive species and ballast water | Scoop.it
Damen Green Solutions has signed a letter of intent with Norwegian company TeamTec to supply and service the innovative AVITALISTM ballast water treatment system.
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There are constantly new, improved and innovative ways of treating ballast water.
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New Ro-Ro's for DFDS to 'Raise the Bar' for What is Environmentally Friendly – gCaptain

New Ro-Ro's for DFDS to 'Raise the Bar' for What is Environmentally Friendly – gCaptain | invasive species and ballast water | Scoop.it
Danish naval architecture firm Knud E Hansen will be providing the design for two new roll-on/roll-off vessels for European shipping and logistics company DFDS.
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Ballast Water Management Regulations Will Enter Into Force on 8 September 2017

Ballast Water Management Regulations Will Enter Into Force on 8 September 2017 | invasive species and ballast water | Scoop.it
Finland has ratified the International Convention for the Control and Management of Ships’ Ballast Water and Sediments 2004 (the“Convention”) on 8 September 2016, bringing the ratifications of registered Member to 35.14% of the...
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ABS updates Ballast Water treatment guide for maritime industry

ABS updates Ballast Water treatment guide for maritime industry | invasive species and ballast water | Scoop.it
The American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) has updated its ballast water treatment guide in order to help marine and offshore industries in adopting relevant solutions according to new regulatory and operational requirements.
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Moore Stephens: Shipping Needs to Improve Risk Exposure Management

Moore Stephens: Shipping Needs to Improve Risk Exposure Management | invasive species and ballast water | Scoop.it
Effective management of risk within the shipping industry has improved slightly over the past 12 months, a survey by shipping adviser Moore Stephens showed. However, shipping “still needs to up its game” in terms of managing its exposure to risk, which is increasing and changing in nature, not least in terms of the threat posed by […]
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Shipping could face $100bn bill as ballast water regulations come into force on Friday

Shipping could face $100bn bill as ballast water regulations come into force on Friday | invasive species and ballast water | Scoop.it
<p>But shipowners will have a two-year grace period to comply with the Ballast Water Management Convention</p>
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Australia’s Antarctic research vessel to feature Canadian BWS

Australia’s Antarctic research vessel to feature Canadian BWS | invasive species and ballast water | Scoop.it
zoom Photo: Damen Australia’s future Antarctic Supply and Research Vessel (ASRV) will be fitted with a custom designed ballast water management system (BWMS), the shipbuilder in charge of the project has announced.
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The Killer Shrimp Bullies Species into Extinction

The Killer Shrimp Bullies Species into Extinction | invasive species and ballast water | Scoop.it
New research shows this invasive crustacean isn't quite as deadly as its name suggests--but it's still causing localized extinctions
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MEPC Delays Ballast Water Treatment Decisions

MEPC Delays Ballast Water Treatment Decisions | invasive species and ballast water | Scoop.it
As the entry into force of the Ballast Water Management Convention is set for the September 8, 2017, the topics on the agenda for the MEPC 70 earlier
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The Zebra Mussel Hunter

The Zebra Mussel Hunter | invasive species and ballast water | Scoop.it
How do you find a fingernail-sized mussel in a large lake? Join us for an invasive species hunt in Minnesota.
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Tiny aquatic creature from abroad found in Lake Erie

Tiny aquatic creature from abroad found in Lake Erie | invasive species and ballast water | Scoop.it
The microscopic invertebrate “Thermocyclops crassus” is found widely in Eastern Europe, Asia, Africa and Australia
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Call for papers: 6th Ballast Water Technology Conference

Call for papers: 6th Ballast Water Technology Conference | invasive species and ballast water | Scoop.it
Solutions to the Problems of Implementing the Ballast Water Management Convention Supported by the GEF-UNDP-IMO GloBallast Partnerships Programm
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Master of Marine & Environmental Science - 2015 Cohort Researches Invasive Seagrass

University of the Virgin Islands faculty and student researchers are assessing the presence and spread of Halophila stipulacea, an invasive species of se
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Panama ratifies IMO ballast water convention

Panama ratifies IMO ballast water convention | invasive species and ballast water | Scoop.it
Free daily maritime shipping industry news across all shipping sectors in North, South & Central America. Including maritime hubs of New York, US West Coast & Panama City
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The International Convention for the Control and Management of Ships’ Ballast Water and Sediments 2004 will enter into force on 8 September 2017 | Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

The International Convention for the Control and Management of Ships’ Ballast Water and Sediments 2004 will enter into force on 8 September 2017 | Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide | invasive species and ballast water | Scoop.it
Finland has ratified the International Convention for the Control and Management of Ships’ Ballast Water and Sediments 2004 (the “Convention”) on 8 September
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Videotel updates Ballast Water Management training package

Videotel updates Ballast Water Management training package | invasive species and ballast water | Scoop.it
Videotel has revised its ballast water management training package to address the requirements of the newly ratified IMO Ballast Water Management Convention
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