BIO-UV Group is delighted to announce that a BIO-SEA Ballast Water Treatment System (BWTS) designed for the Unites States Navy (USN) completed Factory Acceptance Tests (FAT) at the production facility in France. BIO-UV Group now has approval to ship the system to a USN facility for operational
Ballast water management is an essential aspect of shipping operations that many people are unaware of. This process involves the removal and treatment of ballast water, which is used to stabilize ships when they are not carrying cargo. Although this may seem like a simple process, it has a significant impact on the environment and […]
Until now, there was no requirement to prove that treated waters were compliant with the rules. Only a ballast water treatment plant’s electrical and automation systems and physical parameters were checked during the commissioning process.
Under the contract, PG Flow Solutions will supply its IMO approved PG-Hyde ballast water treatment system, which is based on medium pressure UV technology, in combination with automatic, self-cleaning filters. The PG-Hyde ballast water treatment system sterilises the ballast water at both ballasting and de-ballasting, ensuring high level of quality and reliability.
The vessel, one of the largest containerships to be built by Hanjin Heavy Industries’ yard in the Philippines, and the largest to fly the French flag, was christened in Le Havre earlier this month by the Minister of Economy and Finance, Bruno Le Maire, and the Minister in charge of Transport, Elisabeth Borne.
Since the Ballast Water Management (BWM) Convention entered into force on 8th September 2017, newbuild vessels have to meet the D2 standard of the Ballast Water Management Convention.
The company, which specialises in the biological monitoring of water quality for various applications, including ships’ ballast, will work with French standardisation organisation AFNOR (Association Française de Normalisation) and the International Standards Organisation (ISO) to establish new chapters for ISO 11711 – the Ships and Marine Technology, Piping and Machinery,
Water microbiology expert aqua-tools will present a paper to Asian tanker owners on the importance of taking onboard analysis of ballast waters in verifying system performance and compliance with the Ballast Water Management Convention.
The aqua-tools equipment was one of the methods employed in sampling the ship’s ballast water during 28 trials of paired sampling devices. These trials, believed to be the first time that multiple sampling devices had been tested under real operational conditions, compared the capability of various sampling and analysis tools for measuring organisms of various sizes,
Aqua-tools will provide a year's worth of free training and support with every B-QUA ballast water monitoring solution. Benefiting shipowners, test labs, ballast water manufacturers and Port State Control Authorities that use aqua-tools’ B-QUA rapid ballast water monitoring kit.