Panama Even Closer to BWM Ratification

Malin Group Ballast Blog

The National Assembly of Panama has approved the ratification of the ballast water management convention… taking Panama one step closer to final ratification.

Accounting for circa 18% of the worlds merchant tonnage fleet, Panama ratifying would unquestionably tip to convention into ratification.

With Finland also rumoured to be in the final stages of ratification, the convention looks likely to enter into force in 2017.

Read the full statement from Bulletin Panama here