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Circular

 1 The Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC), at its sixty-first session (27 September to 1 October 2010), approved the Guidance for Administrations on the type approval process for ballast water management systems in accordance with Guidelines (G8), developed by the Sub-Committee on Bulk Liquids and Gases (BLG) at its fourteenth session (8 to 12 February 2010), disseminated as BWM.2/Circ.28.

 2 MEPC 65 (13 to 17 May 2013) approved amendments to the Guidance, developed by BLG 17 (4 to 8 February 2013), disseminated as BWM.2/Circ.43, superseding BWM.2/Circ.28..

 3 MEPC 72 (9 to 13 April 2018) considered and approved a revision of the Guidance in order to reflect the requirements of the Code for Approval of Ballast Water Management Systems (resolution MEPC.300(72)),footnote as set out in the annex.

 4 Member Governments are invited to bring this circular to the attention of all parties concerned.

 5 This circular supersedes BWM.2/Circ.43.footnote


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