Coast Guard approves new ballast water system in the US

A total of ten ballast water management systems have now been cleared for use in US waters as Finnish firm Wärtsilä has had its ballast water system approved by the US Coast Guard.

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The number of ballast water management systems approved in the US has now grown to ten, as the US Coast Guard (USCG) has awarded its latest approval to a systems supplier.

The USCG has now approved Wärtsilä's system for use in US waters, according to a press release from the coast guard.

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