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SOLAS/MARPOL/Others
[2024-IMO-04] Guidance regarding the temporary storage of treated sewage and/or grey water in ballast water tanks.
Registration date : 2024.04.23 Views : 175

Due to anincrease in discharge regulated areas for treated sewage (TS) and/or grey water(GW) according to port state requirements, as well as inadequate receptionfacilities at ports or dry-dock, it may become necessary to temporarily storeTS/GW in ballast water tanks (BW tanks). Following discussions on detailedguidelines and requirements, MEPC 81 subsequently approved BWM.2/Circ.82,providing guidance for the temporary storage of treated sewage and/or greywater in ballast water tanks.

 

In relation to thiscircular (BWM.2/Circ.82), we would like to provide technical information forship owners and relevant parties involved in the operation of ships.

 

Kind regards,

 

Convention &Legislation Service Team

Statutory Division

Korean Register