- The first part is an introduction to BWM.
- The second part discusses the 2012 ballast water regulations.
- The third part compares the US requirements to the IMO BWM Convention.
- The fourth part explains the difference between living and viable for BWM purposes.
- The fifth part explains the BWM system, type-approval process.
- The sixth part discusses the type-approval challenges for the Maritime industry.
Note: These documents provide an excellent overview of the BWM process from the Coast Guard’s perspective.