When is the commissioning test required?
The commissioning test is required after installing a ballast water treatment system (BWTS) as of 1st June 2022.
An independent lab must take and analyse water samples as part of the commissioning test to show that the whole ballast water installation performs as it should, and discharged ballast water is IMO-D2 compliant. As a shipowner you are responsible. We are proud to let you know that Bawat's ballast water management systems (BWMS) have, in all cases, passed all the tests with flying colours.