Aerial photo of The MV Cape Orlando (in Alameda) was undergoing a hull cleaning that the Marine Invasive Species Program was evaluating. Read more about Ballast Water Discharge Performance Standards FAQs

This is a collection of questions that have been asked about the implementation of new ballast water discharge performance standards regulations in California. A printable PDF version of this information is also available.  Frequently Asked Questions California’s... Read MoreRead more about Ballast Water Discharge Performance Standards FAQs

Read more about 2022 Marine Invasive Species Program Updates

Dear Shipping Agents and Interested Parties: Please ensure that information about the following items is distributed to vessels arriving at California ports. This letter addresses: Adoption of Federal Ballast Water Discharge Standards. Marine Invasive Species Program... Read MoreRead more about 2022 Marine Invasive Species Program Updates

Read more about 2021 Biennial Report on the Marine Invasive Species Program

This is the tenth biennial report to the California Legislature, and it summarizes California Marine Invasive Species Program activities from January 1, 2018, through December 31, 2019. 2021 Biennial Report on the Marine Invasive Species... Read MoreRead more about 2021 Biennial Report on the Marine Invasive Species Program

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This letter provides information on adjustments to the Commission’s vessel inspections in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. COVID-19 updates from the Marine Invasive Species Program MISP Reporting Portal Information & Resources Marine Invasive Species Homepage... Read MoreRead more about COVID-19 Updates from the Marine Invasive Species Program