Client Alert: California Marine Invasive Species Program for Ballast Water Management
We have been seeing an increase in cases where vessels calling at California ports are issued deficiencies by inspectors from the State Lands Commission (SLC) for a failure to submit Ballast Water Management Reports (BWMR) for each port of call.
You can read more from our Club Correspondents ECM Maritime Services in the attached PDF.
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