Regulations to this effect are expected to come into force in May 2016, but there is consternation among Canadian shipowners because Canada signed the related agreement with the International Maritime Organization, while the U.S. did not. As a result, ships travelling in the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Seaway will be subject to a confusing mix of rules with potentially different filtration requirements. Fednav has chosen to lead by example.
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