Land-based Testing

Land-based Testing is a test of the BWMS carried out in a laboratory, equipment factory or pilot plant including a moored test barge or test ship, according to Parts 2 and 3 of the annex to these Guidelines, to confirm that the BWMS meets the standards set by regulation D-2 of the Convention.

Source: Resolution MEPC.174(58), revised Guidelines for approval of ballast water management systems (G8), 10 October 2008, International Maritime Organization. Regulatory Guidance

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