USA: Court – VGP regulations overturned

October 5, 2015: The US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit largely overturned the 2013 Vessel General Permit (VGP) regulations promulgated by the US Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) as regards the discharge of ballast water from ships. Suit was brought by the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and other environmental advocacy groups, contending that the…

VGP (Vessel General Permit) – Checklist for PSC issued by USCG (Reminder)

Originally posted on Maritime Cyprus:
The US Coast Guard issued an updated version of its “Job Aid” to assist its inspectors and port state control (PSC) boarding officers in verifying compliance with the requirements of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Vessel General Permit (VGP). The relevant document can be downloaded here. Source: USCG, BIMCO, BRYMAR ? ? ?

VGP (Vessel General Permit) – Checklist for PSC issued by USCG

The US Coast Guard issued an updated version of its “Job Aid” to assist its inspectors and port state control (PSC) boarding officers in verifying compliance with the requirements of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Vessel General Permit (VGP). The relevant document can be downloaded here. Source: USCG, BIMCO, BRYMAR