On 31 July 2023, the current ballast water management reporting form will expire. However, beginning 1 August 2023, and until such time as the Coast Guard provides notice of a new form, vessel owner/operators should continue to use the existing form (dated 31 July 2023).[Read more...] about Guidance regarding current Ballast Water Reporting Form OMB # 1625-0069
Reporting and Recordkeeping Rules
The 2022 Report to Congress on Commercial Vessel Ballast Water Management authored by the National Ballast Information Clearinghouse and US Coast Guard is now available for download.[Read more...] about Commercial Vessel Ballast Water Management 2022 Report to Congress Now Available For Download
On 20 July 2020 the United States Coast Guard received approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) adopting revisions to the Ballast Water Management Reporting Form (OMB number 1625-0069, expiration date 31 July 2023). This Reporting Form replaces all previous and expired versions.[Read more...] about New NBIC Ballast Water Management Reporting Form released and available for download: OMB # 1625-0069
[Read more...] about Guidelines regarding current Ballast Water Management Form (form expires January 1, 2019)
[Read more...] about Elimination of Annual Ballast Water Summary Report Requirement for certain vessels operating exclusively within a single COTPZ starts 1 Oct 2018
[Read more...] about US Coast Guard provides information for vessel owners/operators regarding BW Management System reporting requirements using the NBIC form.