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Bureau Veritas adds online Ballast Water planning

Bureau Veritas has launched ‘My Ballast Water Management Plan’ (My BWMP), a digital system to assist shipping companies in meeting requirements for compliance with the Ballast Water Management convention.

{mprestriction ids="1,2"}My BWMP provides ship owners with online quotations and the ability to pay online, allowing them to submit their documents and then receive their approved BWM plans.

Bureau Veritas also notes that the electronic system will help the class society itself in handling the high volumes of BWM plans to be processed within a very short space of time.

“We wanted to provide owners and managers with a fast, practical resource to help them to meet the 8th September deadline with confidence and help ensure that we can manage the volume of work within the necessary time-frame,” said Philippe Donche-Gay, president of Bureau Veritas Marine & Offshore.

“My BWMP brings e-business to the class business and we are also now looking at how it can be extended to provide further services giving access to our expertise in other areas.”{/mprestriction}

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