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  • Technology to Back Ballast Water Bill Nonexistent

    Washington, DC - A bill that aims to protect U.S. lakes, rivers and coastal waters from aquatic invasive species was introduced in the House of Representatives Thursday by Republican members of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. But the measure requires treatment of ships' ballast water with technology that does not now exist. The Ballast Water Management Act of 2007 (H.R. 2423) ...

  • Wärtsilä AQUARIUS®UV Ballast Water Management System receives type approval

    /www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Wärtsilä AQUARIUS®UV Ballast Water Management System receives type approval Wärtsilä Corporation, Press release, 21 December 2012 at 12 noon EET Milestone confirms Wärtsilä's commitment to environmental compliance and ensures that system-manufacturing processes meet growing market demands. ...


  • DESMI scales down the sale and marketing of DESMI Ocean Guard Ballast Water Treatment Systems

    The sale of ballast water treatment systems was based on a licence agreement between DESMI Ocean Guard A/S and DESMI Pumping Technology A/S. The agreement has been terminated by DESMI Ocean Guard A/S, and therefore DESMI Pumping Technology A/S finds it necessary to reduce the activities in the ballast water treatment area. “As a result of uncertainty about the requirements for future ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • Severn Trent De Nora Receives U.S. Patent for its System and Method for Ballast Water Treatment

    FORT WASHINGTON, Pa. – October 29, 2007–  The BalPure ballast water treatment system generates biocides; analyzes and meters the residual level of both biocides and neutralizing agents prior to discharge or de-ballast operations; and logs the performance of the overall ballast water treatment system for presentation to authorities. With international, national, state and local ...


    By De Nora Water Technologies

  • Hitachi Ballast Water Purification System, a Coagulation and Magnetic-Separation Solution, Receives First Formal Approval from Japanese Government

    Tokyo, Mar 17, 2010 - (JCN Newswire) - Hitachi Plant Technologies, Ltd. and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. were granted on March 5, 2010, the first formal approval by the Japanese government for their jointly-developed Hitachi Ballast Water Purification System (ClearBallast)(1). Formal approval was based on the Procedure for Approval of Ballast Water Management Systems (G8), which is in ...


    By Japan Corporate News - JCN

  • Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency of Germany Grants Type Approval for SeaCURE Ballast Water System

    Bundesamt für Seeschifffahrt und Hydrographie (BSH) type approval completes international approval process for SeaCURE Ballast Water System SeaCURE is now a product of Evoqua Water Technologies, formerly Siemens Water Technologies Proven Chloropac concentric tubular electrodes used in the SeaCURE system produce biocide from seawater without the ...


    By Evoqua Water Technologies

  • Marine & Offshore Pump Solutions

    Read about the different Marine & Offshore pump solutions in the new brochure with the same name. Vertical and horizontal centrifugal pumps, submerged lubrication oil pump, easy maintenance with spare parts kits and DESMI ROTAN pumps. Click here to read more ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • BA150E pumps at work in hectic load-in load-out projects

    Ballast pumps are used for the filling and drainage of barges. They ensure the stability of the vessel, compensating for changes in the weight during the load-in or load-out of large objects (leveling). In addition, mobile ballast pumps are also used for salvage operations. During these specialized deployments speed, security, and expertise are of crucial importance. The ...


    By BBA Pumps

  • $45 Billion Annual Pump Market by 2017

    The world market for pumps used by industry, municipalities and for irrigation will grow to $45 billion per year in 2017 adding more than $7 billion to current annual sales. This is the latest forecast in Pumps: World Markets published by the McIlvaine Company. (www.mcilvainecompany.com) East Asia will account for more than 33 percent of the market in ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • Industrial pump revenues will exceed $38 billion next year

    Sales of industrial pumps will exceed $38 billion in 2013 according to the latest forecasts in Pumps World Markets published by the McIlvaine Company. (www.mcilvainecompany.com) Thirty-two percent of the market next year will be in East Asia. China will spend more for power plant pumps than the rest of the word combined.  China will be the leading ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • Wärtsilä to supply pumping equipment for new floating storage unit

    Wärtsilä's unmatched ability to supply a complete portfolio of solutions for the marine and offshore industry is again demonstrated with this latest order for a series of pumping systems for Statoil.   Wärtsilä has won a valuable order to supply a series of pumps to be installed on a new floating storage unit (FSU). The FSU is being built by Samsung ...


  • UN agencies, shipping corporations to tackle environmental threats

    A Global Industry Alliance (GIA) was launched this week to tackle the threats of marine bio-invasions caused by the transfer of  marine organisms from one environment to another, in ship ballast tanks. Ballast water is carried in cargo ships to provide needed stability. It is taken onboard at the start of every trip a ship makes and then pumped out on arrival. Some organisms in the ballast ...

  • New global marine alliance to tackle bio-invasions

    A new Global Industry Alliance (GIA) was launched this week to tackle the threats of marine bio-invasions caused by the transfer of marine organisms from one environment to another, in ship ballast tanks. Ballast water is carried in cargo ships to provide needed stability. It is taken onboard at the start of every trip a ship makes and then pumped out on arrival. Some organisms in the ballast ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Risks of invasion of alien marine species driven by global shipping

    New research has identified global hot spots of invasion risk by marine species transported in the ballast water of shipping. Treating this water before discarding it could reduce the risk of invasions by as much as 82%, the researchers predict. The movement of marine organisms outside their natural ranges can have seriously damaging effects on native ecosystems. Increased trade and transport at ...

  • DESMI invites you to the Danish Maritime Fair

    For the first time ever, Denmark is hosting a large-scale maritime fair, at Bella Center, Copenhagen 7 - 10 October 2014. Meet DESMI at stand no B0-025 and we look forward to showing you: OptiSaveTM, our newest technology within energy optimisation of pump solutions Scrubber pumps in stainless steel for marine and land-based applications DESMI Ocean Guard systems for ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • Royal visit at DESMI Headquarters

    DESMI had the pleasure of welcoming His Royal Highness Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark and Mrs Ida Auken, Minister of Environment, to DESMI today in connection with the Minister’s launch of the State of Green Water Tours. During the visit, DESMI got the opportunity to show our energy efficient pumps, our OptiSaveTM solution for optimization of pump efficiency, our skimmers for oil spill ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • Xylem introduces online resource for marine industry

    Xylem Inc., a leading global water technology provider, recently introduced an online destination for marine professionals and enthusiasts, showcasing the company’s wide range of system solutions and expertise in the recreational marine industry. Marine.xylem.com is designed to educate consumers and industry professionals on the application and ...

  • ENER-G cost reduction solutions on show at The Energy Event

    Organisations have never been under greater legislative and economic pressure to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in tandem with costs. Sustainable power group ENER-G (www.energ.co.uk) will be presenting innovative new solutions at the Energy Event, including gas absorption heat pumps (GAHP), advanced low carbon lighting and the latest in combined heat and power. ...


    By ENER-G

  • DESMI Ocean Guard receives ATEX certification

    DESMI Ocean Guard A/S announces that notified body DEKRA EXAM GmbH on 9th June 2016 issued ATEX certificate for its RayClean-EX ballast water treatment system. This means the system can now be installed directly in hazardous areas onboard tanker vessels. DESMI Ocean Guard A/S announces that notified body DEKRA EXAM GmbH on 9th June 2016 issued ATEX certificate for its ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • Marine pollution - cleaning up the seas

    Greenhouse gas emissions from marine vessels have received special attention of late, but as the maritime shipping industry continues to grow, other forms of pollution from ships are creating problems that require urgent attention. In the past 15 years, seaborne trade has increased by 50% and continued high rates of growth are expected. The rise in trade between the North America and ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

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