ECM Regulatory Reference Guide (RRG): 13th revision available

ECM Regulatory Reference Guide (RRG), First Edition, Revision 13, now available for ECM Clients

Handbook for Environmental Regulatory Compliance, 1st Edition, 13th revision updates rules, regulations and procedures in light of the recent revised regulations introduced or better operational interpretation provided. It is an incomparable reference source for all ship-owners and managers and vessels as well trading in US, Canada, Argentina, Panama and Japan.

The newest RRG revision:

  • Adds MSRC’s USCG OSRO dispersant chart
  • Adds NRC’s USCG OSRO dispersant chart
  • Clarifies steps tank vessel owners must take to obtain USCG authorization to operate in the COTP Guam
  • Adds Solar Environmental’s OSRO classification
  • Includes information regarding the required approval of BWMP for vessels operating in Brazilian ports and terminals
  • Clarifies the conditions under which vessels must notify MSRC/NRC or just NRC regarding Shoreline Protection in Southern California
  • Updates the Non-Compliance Fee Schedule
  • Includes information regarding compliance with the ECA requirements in Canadian waters and provide information regarding the EPA’s Interim Guidance on the Non-Availability of Compliant Fuel for the ECA

Moreover, the current revision not only updates the already existing information but also includes two new sections:

  • MSRC Tier 1 Response Capability Gap in St. Croix
  • Vessels Operating in Ports North of the 60 N Parallel

This revised publication remains a single source of information concerning today’s maritime regulatory compliance. Readers requiring additional information have the opportunity to access the fully referenced material including comprehensive ECM tips, more than 100 web hyperlinks. The enhanced format, pdf file, comprehensive index and extensive appendices, provides the reader with improved access to the contents of this important guide.

For more information please contact  Alina Zawadzka at or to reserve a copy please visit our web site, quoting ref. “RRG order”


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