From The Motorship. Published on February 19, 2016.

“The Chamber of Shipping of America has responded to the US Coast Guard’s preliminary decision on the MPN sampling method.

It would prevent shipping companies from utilising one of the most environmentally friendly and practical Ballast Water Management System (BWMS) to date.

The US Chamber said, in a letter released on 8 February, that if this action is affirmed by senior USCG officials, it would have “significant adverse economic impacts on the entire shipping industry.”