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Debra DiCianna of Choice Ballast Solutions to Speak on BWMS Market

Postcard invite to Riviera Ballast Water Webinar

The BWMS market: crystal clear or murky waters?, part of the Ballast Water Webinar Week
Wednesday 17th February at 14:00-14:45 GMT

In support of Day 3 for the February Riviera Maritime Media Ballast Water Webinar Week, Choice Ballast Solutions will provide an update on which BWMS are available in the market and other information that is readily available.  Choice will also provide information on what is needed for ships upgrading from the USCG accepted AMS to USCG type approved models.

About Debra DiCianna

Debra DiCianna has extensive experience in the compliance and operational issues of shipowners and the design/performance of ballast water management systems. Debra is a delegate for the U.S. at the International Maritime Organization (IMO) and serves on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Environmental Technology Verification (ETV) Ballast Water Tech Panel.

Prior to joining Choice Ballast Solutions, Debra supported the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on development of the 2013 Vessel General Permit and research for future updates. She also consulted for the U.S. Navy, U.S. Coast Guard, the U.S. Military Sealift Command and the American Bureau of Shipping in developing waste management solutions, assessing environmental compliance issues, and designing ship environmental systems. During her tenure with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Debra studied the design and performance of treatment technologies and developed water discharge regulations.

Debra has a Master of Science and a Bachelor of Science degrees in Chemical Engineering from the University of Pittsburgh.