New Provision on Ballast Chlorinating in Argentina

April 2017

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Club Correspondents Pandi Liquidadores have advised that the Argentinian Ministry for the Environment has enacted Resolution 85 – E/2017, which came into force on the 24th February 2017 and will remain in place until the Ballast Water Management Convention comes into force on the 8th of September 2017.

The Resolution requires all ships calling at Argentinian Ports will, in addition to complying with the existing Coastguards Ordinance 7/98 and to apply a Chlorinating Procedure to their ballast tanks in accordance with the provisions of Resolution 159/99.

Further information can be found in the Pandi Liquidadores circular; please contact your Club Contact for further assistance.