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ABOUT BWTS

Implementation schedule (IMO)
 Keel laid
   Deadline for the BWMS installation
1

 Before 8 September
 2017

 Vessels which do not have
 IOPP Certificate
 By 8 September 2024
2
 Vessels completed IOPP
 renewal survey on or after 8
 September 2014 but prior to
 7 September 2017
 By the completion date of first renewal
 survey associated with the IOPP Certificate
 on or after 8 September 2017
3

 Vessels other than the above

 By the completion date of the second
 renewal survey associated with the IOPP
 Certificate on or after 8 September 2017 or
 the renewal survey associated with the
 IOPP Certificate on or after 8 September
  2019, whichever comes first
 
4
 On or after 8
 September 2017
 All vessels
 By the completion date of the construction



Impementation schedule (USCG)
   Vessel's ballast water capacity  Date constructed  Vessel's compliance date
 New vessels  All  On or after 1 December 2013  On delivery
 Existing vessels  Less than 1500 m3  Before 1 December 2013  First scheduled drydocking
 after 1 January 2016
 1500 - 5000 m3  Before 1 December 2013  First scheduled drydocking
 after 1 January 2014
 Greater than 5000 m3  Before 1 December 2013  First scheduled drydocking
 after 1 January 2016