Reporting Forms and Documents

Ballast Water Management Report

On January 1, 2019, the current Ballast Water Management Report form expired. Vessel owners/operators should continue to use the existing form (exp. date: 31-Dec-2018) until such time as the U.S. Coast Guard provides notice of a new form. Updates regarding the reporting form will be made available on the Coast Guard's Maritime Commons public information portal,

Annual Vessel Reporting Form

All vessels must submit the Marine Invasive Species Program Annual Vessel Reporting Form 24 hours in advance of the first arrival at a California port for each calendar year.

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Information and Resources



Assistant Chief, Marine Environmental Protection
Nicole Dobroski (916) 574-0742

Ballast Water Performance Standards/Treatment Technologies
Jonathan Thompson (916) 574-2276

Biofouling and Ballast Water
Lina Ceballos Osuna (916) 574-1864
Raya Nedelcheva (916) 574-2568

Biofouling Management
Chris Scianni (562) 499-6390

Jackie Mackay (562) 499-6312