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Subject:FW: Use of New Ballast Water Reporting Form Mandated on May 1, 2016
Date:Saturday, April 30, 2016

Good day to all, please find below and attached received from our Office of Maritime and Port Security.

Best Regards,


John Darring - Operations Manager


Moran Pacific Shipping Agencies, Inc.

1320 Arnold Drive, Suite 256

Martinez, CA  94553

Tel: 925-370-7246 (24 hours) Fax: 925-370-7260  Mbl: 925-457-4061 



Just a friendly reminder that effective tomorrow, May 1st , any vessel equipped with ballast water tanks bound for a U.S. port is required to submit their BWR via the new form.  I have attached same for your reference. 

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Best Regards,


<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Daniel Van Duzer,

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">General Manager


<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">(MOMPS) Moran Office of Maritime and Port Security

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">16651 Ronan Rd

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Notice posted on Saturday, April 30, 2016

For quality assurance purposes please note well that while the above information is regularly vetted for accuracy it is not intended to replace the local knowledge or expertise pertaining to port conditions of our marine operations personnel. Port précis should always be verified by contacting the corresponding marine department of a particular location for the most up-to-date information.