Category : Ballast water

Ballast Water Management

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

Ballast Water

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

Ballast Water

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

Ballast water

Hyde Marine to Provide B-Box Ballast Water Treatment Service

HYDE MARINE TO PROVIDE B-BOX BALLAST WATER TREATMENT SERVICE, NIOZ TESTING PROTOCOL TO HELP VALIDATE SYSTEM PERFORMANCE

1 Comment / 3rd September 2014

Newbuild, Retrofit Or A Pioneering Mobile

Ballast Water Treatment -Damen Has BWT Solutions For Every Vessel Damen started to address the ballast water treatment challenge several years ago, investing in the development of its products and by employing specialists. Subsequently, Damen has established a Ballast Water Centre of Excellence at…

No Comments / 21st August 2014

Livewires: Ballast Water – RWO Continues Its Success Story With Eanballast

German owner Hansa Shipping together with Chinese shipyard Jiangsu New Yangzi Shipbuilding have decided to equip four new vessels with ballast water treatment technology CleanBallast®.

No Comments / 29th June 2014

The Ongoing Challenge Of Environmental Compliance

Keeping up with new legislation in shipping is a constant challenge for the ship owners and managers. Many say the industry is over regulated and the only benefits are for the equipment manufacturers. A good example is the current ongoing…

1 Comment / 23rd June 2014

International Waters Experience Notes – Global Industry Alliance: Partnerships For Change

Abstract: The overall objective of GloBallast Partnerships is to catalyze global partnerships that will implement coordinated long-term measures to minimize the adverse impacts of aquatic invasive species transferred through ships’ ballast water on coastal and marine ecosystems, economy and human…

No Comments / 16th June 2014