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BWM Global Treaty to Halt Invasive Aquatic Species Now in Effect

September 12, 2017 Industry News
The IMO's Ballast Water Management Convention seeks to stop the spread of potentially invasive aquatic species by requiring ships to manage their ballast water to remove, render harmless, or avoid the uptake or discharge of aquatic organisms and pathogens within ballast water and sediments.

IPPIC and IMarEST Launch Template for Biofouling Management Plan

August 15, 2017 Industry News
The IPPIC and IMarEST template addresses issues germane to coatings in the IMO’s 2011 “Guidelines for the Control and Management of Ships' Biofouling to Minimize the Transfer of Invasive Aquatic Species."

IPPIC and IMarEST to Launch Template for Biofouling Management Plan

July 18, 2017 Industry News
The IPPIC and IMarEST template addresses issues germane to coatings in the IMO’s 2011 “Guidelines for the Control and Management of Ships' Biofouling to Minimize the Transfer of Invasive Aquatic Species."

IPPIC and Vincentz Network Host 2017 Coatings Summit in Shanghai

January 31, 2017 Industry News
This strategy and networking event brought together senior level executives of coatings companies and suppliers from all regions of the world to explore major trends, challenges and solutions for serving an increasingly global coatings market.

IPPIC, ABRAFATI, and STAR Host Industry Workshops in Colombia to Support UN Lead Paint Alliance

November 21, 2016 Industry News
The UN Lead Paint Alliance (LPA) promotes legislation and regulation restricting the use of lead in paints, and includes some 50 participating entities — NGOs, governmental agencies, intergovernmental organizations and industry — that share an interest in lead risk reduction.