Ukraine – Development of Ballast Water Problems

8 March 2018 No.948

The Association announced about the problem regarding the ballast water inspections by the local ecological inspectors in Ukraine. ( No.744, No.838, No.849)


The Association has been informed by Dias Marine Consulting p.c., our correspondent in Ukraine, of the development of this problem that Ukrainian law on the segregated ballast quality control on board ships has become effective again in 2017.


Please find attached correspondent’s circular,includes the advice by Ukrainian law firm. 

The Members should be recommended that they keep in close contact with their local agents in calling Ukrainian port to check the latest status.