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China adopts IMO's ballast water regulations

Countries equivalent to four fifths of the global fleet have now ratified the Ballast Water Management Convention. Most recently China has voiced its support.

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Yet another country has adopted IMO's global regulations for ships' discharge of ballast water.

China is the most recent country to adopt the Ballast Water Management Convention, which came into force in September last year. A total of 79 countries have now ratified the convention. The 79 countries represent almost 81 percent of the total global tonnage, IMO informs in an announcement.

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