カリフォルニア:バラスト水交換法

カリフォルニア:バラスト水交換法

米国に寄港する船舶は、USCG承認済みバラスト水処理設備搭載を求められている期日前であれば、従来のバラスト水交換方法でバラスト水を処理することができます。ただし、特にカリフォルニアでは、要件に従って適切な交換を行わない場合、罰金を課されることがあります。詳細については添付のリーガル・アップデートをご覧ください。

Vessels calling in the United States can still use exchanges to treat ballast water prior to their respective deadlines for installing a USCG type-approved treatment system. However, failure to properly conduct exchanges can lead to substantial penalties, especially in California.

You can read more on this at the attached Legal Update.

The UK P&I Club’s legal updates are to alert Members to urgent or recent developments which may impact upon Members’ shipping operations.

If Members have any questions on any of our legal updates, please contact the Legal Team via jacqueline.tan@thomasmiller.com or ioana.gonciari@thomasmiller.com, or your usual contact at the Club, and we will be pleased to assist with your questions.

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This Ship Finder is updated on a daily basis. Members who need to advise the Club of updates to their recorded ships' details should advise their usual underwriting contact.

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