A Guide to Canada’s Ballast Water Control and Management Regulations TP 13617 E (2018)


Edition 8
18 April 2018

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Date signed: May 18, 2018

Date Revised: April 18, 2018

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Document Information

Title: A Guide to Canada’s Ballast Water Control and Management Regulations
TP No.: 13617E
Catalogue No.: T29-27/2018E

Edition: 8
ISBN: 978-0-660-26637-4


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Last Review: 2007-01-01
Next Review: 2020-01-01
Revision No. Date of Issue Affected Pages Author(s) Brief Description of Change
1 2001-03-09 1.2 and 1.3 of Annex V P. Topping Revised contact for submitting forms
2 2001-06-08 4.1 and 9.1.2 T. Morris Application section amended to make clearer. Correction made to 9.1.2
3 2006-06-28 All T. Morris Document rewritten as a Guide to the new Ballast Water Control and Management Regulations
4 2007-03-30 Sections: 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 10, and Schedules 4, 5, and 6. D. Yard Updates made to various sections and the reporting form. A Ballast Water Management Inspection Report was added.
5 2007-08-03 Sections: 2.2, 5.5, and 9.3. D. Yard CSA 2001 Update
6 2007-11-19 Section 5.3 D. Yard New Pacific Region email address to submit the BWRF.
7 2015-04-09     Changes in the template.
8 2018-05-07 Schedule 5 and 6 Paul Mudroch Update to BWRF and filling instructions

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