Category : Ballast water

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Trojan Marinex Ballast Water Treatment System Selected for Antarctic Research Vessel

After careful evaluation, Damen Green Solutions has designed a ballast water management system (BWMS) for the Government of Australia’s next-generation Antarctic Supply and Research Vessel (ASRV). This is a significant decision given the arduous conditions in which the vessel will be operating and the pristine nature of the waters surrounding the continent and its ice shelves.

Comments Off on Trojan Marinex Ballast Water Treatment System Selected for Antarctic Research Vessel / 6th September 2017

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Ballast Water: Evoqua SeaCURE® System Completes USCG Type Approval Tests

SeaCURE® Ballast Water Management System (BWMS), the electrochlorination based solution pioneered by Evoqua Water Technologies, has successfully completed all biological efficacy US Coast Guard Type-Approval tests.

Comments Off on Ballast Water: Evoqua SeaCURE® System Completes USCG Type Approval Tests / 16th August 2017

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Vessel Retrofit Finance Offered by Norwegians

The Norwegian export credit agency Export Credit Norway has assembled a specialised team and tailor-made financing solution to support vessel owners who need to retrofit equipment such as gas exhaust cleaning systems, ballast water treatment systems and new coating systems.

Comments Off on Vessel Retrofit Finance Offered by Norwegians / 26th May 2017

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Ballast Water Treatment: Evoqua SeaCURE® System to be Built by Hai Cheung Under Licence

Hai Cheung will initially support Chinese shipyards with the supply and service of Evoqua’s SeaCURE BWMS. In a second phase of the agreement, the Hong Kong-based engineering company will then produce the SeaCURE system under licence to facilitate demand from Chinese yards.

Comments Off on Ballast Water Treatment: Evoqua SeaCURE® System to be Built by Hai Cheung Under Licence / 7th February 2017

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Hull Biofouling Potentially More Damaging to The Environment Than Ballast Water Transfer

The entry into force of the Ballast Water Convention this September will not prevent the transfer of invasive aquatic species (IAS) unless there is mandatory legislation in place to prevent biofouling on ships’ hulls.

Comments Off on Hull Biofouling Potentially More Damaging to The Environment Than Ballast Water Transfer / 18th January 2017

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Ballast Water Treatment: Damen in Partnership Greement with TeamTec for Innovative System

Damen Green Solutions has signed a letter of intent with Norwegian company TeamTec to supply and service the innovative AVITALISTM ballast water treatment system. The system combines filtration and a proven, eco-friendly chemical treatment solution optimised for medium-sized to large vessels. The system is highly effective in water of any salinity, turbidity or temperature.

Comments Off on Ballast Water Treatment: Damen in Partnership Greement with TeamTec for Innovative System / 19th October 2016

Issues Affecting Shipping

HELMEPA Members Presented With The Latest Issues Affecting Shipping

With the title “Latest Issues Affecting Shipping”, Mr Joe Angelo, Deputy Managing Director of INTERTANKO and Honorary Member of HELMEPA, presented to Members of the Greek shipping community the current legislation of IMO and its development on issues such as ballast water management, greenhouse gases, fuel oil quality and availability, cyber risk management and e-navigation. He also referred to the work program of IMO for the achievement of determined objectives.

Comments Off on HELMEPA Members Presented With The Latest Issues Affecting Shipping / 24th September 2016

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Ballast Water Treatment: Alfa Laval Files Type Approval Application With the US Coast Guard

After successful completion of land-based tests with marine, brackish and fresh water – all using the current ballast water treatment system design – a test report package for PureBallast has now been finalized by the independent lab DNV GL. Consequently, Alfa Laval has filed its type approval application with the US Coast Guard for the PureBallast 3 family.

Comments Off on Ballast Water Treatment: Alfa Laval Files Type Approval Application With the US Coast Guard / 23rd September 2016

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Ballast Water Treatment: USCG Testing Procedures Near Completion for Alfa Laval PureBallast

Alfa Laval continues to move swiftly towards the submission of a US Coast Guard (USCG) type approval application for Alfa Laval PureBallast 3.1. The company has performed half of the required land-based tests and is set to conclude the remainder of these within Q2.

Comments Off on Ballast Water Treatment: USCG Testing Procedures Near Completion for Alfa Laval PureBallast / 30th May 2016

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Major Dilemma for the Shipping Industry Regarding Ballast Water Management

The Round Table of International Shipping Organisations is deeply concerned if the international convention to regulate ships’ ballast water comes into force in the near future without a realistic implementation schedule that recognises the timetable for US type-approved Ballast Water Management Systems to be available in sufficient quantities.

No Comments / 9th May 2015

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Ballast Water: A Decade Later, Alfa Laval PureBallast is Still at the Innovation Forefront

A decade has passed since Alfa Laval PureBallast first took to sea, yet the ballast water treatment system continues to stand for innovation.

No Comments / 7th May 2015

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Ballast Water: Chiefs From IMO & UNDP Meet

Chiefs from IMO & UNDP meet, discussing projects to assist developing countries in implementing international regulations on ballast water.

No Comments / 23rd January 2015

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Hyde Marine Records 400th Hyde GUARDIAN® Ballast Water Treatment System Order

Hyde Marine, announced it recorded its 400th order for its Hyde GUARDIAN® Ballast Water Treatment System.

No Comments / 23rd December 2014

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ICS changes position on Ballast Water Management Convention

The International Chamber of Shipping has modified its stance towards the ratification by governments of the IMO Ballast Water Management Convention.

No Comments / 19th December 2014

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Japanese Bulk Carriers to be Fitted With Wärtsilä Ballast Water Management Systems

Six new bulk carriers being built at Japanese Shipyards, are to be fitted with 12 Wärtsilä Aquarius UV ballast water management systems.

No Comments / 18th December 2014

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Ballast Water: Japan Ratifies IMO Ballast Water Convention

Japan announced ratification of the ballast water convention, and only 2.98% remains of the 35% global tonnage required to enforce the convention.

No Comments / 15th October 2014