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Statutory Documents - IMO Publications and Documents - Circulars - Ballast Water Management - BWM.2/Circular.29/Rev.1 International Convention for the Control and Management of Ships' Ballast Water and Sediments, 2004 (29 September 2011)Clarification regarding the application dates contained in regulation B-3 of the BWM Convention - Circular


  1 The Marine Environment Protection Committee, at its sixty-first session (27 September to 1 October 2010), approved the amendments to BWM.2/Circ.19 regarding the clarification on the application dates of the ballast water performance standard contained in regulation B-3.1 of the BWM Convention.

  2 In considering further clarification on the application schedule of the D-2 standard with regard to ships described in regulation B-3.4, the Marine Environment Protection Committee, at its sixty-second session (11 to 15 July 2011), agreed to add new explanatory text relevant to such ships to Circular BWM.2/Circ.29 and to disseminate the expanded circular as BWM.2/Circ.29/Rev.1. The expanded clarification is set out in the annex.

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

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