“No excuse for inaction” on BWM Convention

IMO Secretary General Koji Sekimizu opened MEPC 68 on Monday by urging countries to put aside fears on country-specific approvals for BWMS

IMO Secretary General Koji Sekimizu has argued that lack of clear US type approval for ballast water management systems (BWMS) is no reason to delay ratification of the organisation’s global Ballast Water Management Convention.

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