ACA Urges California Commission to Adopt Biofouling Approach Consistent with IMO Resolution

September 2011
CoatingsTech;Sep2011, Vol. 8 Issue 9, p18
Academic Journal
The article reports that the American Coatings Association (ACA) encouraged the California State Lands Commission to remove the performance standards from its proposal on biofouling and confine its provisions consistent with the resolution of the International Maritime Organization (IMO). It mentions that the standards leads the proposal to its deviation from the IMO guidelines. It also points out the concern of the association to the concept of a clean ship which is considered impractical.


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