Elite Marine Corporation has won type-approval from the USCG for its Seascape BWMS and Kurita of Japan has submitted its BWMS for type-approval
The US Coast Guard Marine Safety Center has announced it has issued the 36th US Coast Guard Ballast Water Management System (BWMS) type-approval certificate to Elite Marine Corporation, after a detailed review of the manufacturer’s type-approval application determined the system met the requirements of 46 CFR 162.060.
The treatment principle of the Seascape BWMS consists of filtration and UV treatment at intake and UV treatment at discharge. This approval covers models with maximum intake treatment rated capacities between 80 m3 per hour and 5,000 m3 per hour.
The US Coast Guard Marine Safety Center has also announced it has received an application for BWMS type-approval for the KURITA Ballast Water Management System manufactured by Kurita Water Industries Ltd.
The Marine Safety Center will review the application for compliance with US Coast Guard regulations in 46 CFR 162.060. Once it has been determined that the application meets the requirements, the MSC will issue a type-approval certificate.
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