Ballast Water Management Prosecutions - Andy Norris
For the last fifteen years or so, the U.S. has aggressively prosecuted foreign vessels, owners/operators, and crew for failing to comply with U.S. regulations for the control of oil
discharges. This article asserts that similar prosecutions, and the significant sentences that result
from them, are likely to occur in relation to the U.S regulations for ballast water management.
This article is about taking regulatory compliance to the next level, about instilling a culture that sees regulatory compliance and internal policy compliance as the way your ship does business; as the way your company does business, and not as an additional burden.