Ballast Water Treatment
2022 identified as likely peak year for installations
The International Convention for the Control and Management of Ships’ Ballast Water and Sediments, 2004, entered into force globally on September 8th 2017. Following this date, all new ships must meet the D2 standard . All ships undergoing the renewal of their IOPPC (International Oil Pollution Prevention Certificate) after this year’s September 8th will need to meet the D2 standard by the date of this renewal survey.