Due to a technical issue, the NBIC web application for submitting Ballast Water Management Reports (BWMRs) was offline for several hours and vessels may not have been able to submit properly.[Read more...] about NBIC BWMR web application is back online 9 February 2022
Due to a technical issue, BWMR submissions sent to the NBIC between January 20 and 24, 2022 may not have received a confirmation receipt indicating that the form was accepted.[Read more...] about Confirmation receipt system is working January 25 2022
The NBIC has seen an increased number of PDF Ballast Water Management Reporting forms (BWMR) that are corrupted and unable to be opened, thus requiring rejection. To ensure that your submission is processed, 1) please download a new BWMR from the NBIC, 2) make sure to download it first to your computer instead of opening in your browser, and 3) use only Adobe Acrobat Pro or Adobe Reader version 9 or higher to complete your BWMR.[Read more...] about Important information on how to submit a Ballast Water Management Form properly
[Read more...] about NBIC is now fully staffed as of the reopening of the US Federal Government.
[Read more...] about NBIC will receive BWM Forms during the US Federal Government shutdown
[Read more...] about NBIC will continue to receive forms in the event of a US federal government shutdown