ballast water analyses News

  • Ballast Water Market gets set to sail

    A surge of investment in ballast water treatment is expected in 2015, due to the imminent ratification of global environmental legislation. Spending is expected to explode with more than 65,000 systems set to account for $45.6 billion investment over the next five years. A new report by Global Water Intelligence (GWI) outlines the opportunities on offer for water technologies. In line ...

  • Hanovia launches new UV transmittance analyser for water disinfection monitoring

    The new TX Online UV transmittance analyser from Hanovia has been specifically designed to provide accurate monitoring of UV water disinfection systems in the food and beverage, brewing, pharmaceutical, electronics, aquaculture and marine (ballast water treatment) industries. The TX Online's one-piece design allows simple mounting and uses minimal space. Its new optics provide increased accuracy ...

  • DESMI Ocean Guard wins contract for supply of 14 ballast water treatment systems for Maersk Line container vessels

    DESMI Ocean Guard is pleased to announce that the RayCleanTM BWTS has been selected for installation on a series of new container vessels for Maersk Line. The vessels will be built at COSCO Zhoushan Shipyard Co., Ltd. and the ballast water treatment systems will all be delivered in 2016 and 2017. The order is for seven vessels each equipped with two RayCleanTM 500 BWTS. Furthermore, the order ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • 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 ...

  • Joining industry experts at the IUVA World Congress

    atg UV Technology are joining industry experts this week at the International Ultraviolet Association World Congress, analysing the latest technology developments & regulations that could impact your process. As new challenges continue to arise in drinking water, reuse water and wastewater treatment, air pollution, hospital infections, ballast water treatment and industrial effluents, new ...


    By atg UV Technology

  • Small oil spills: Overlooked source of marine pollution?

    'Small oils spills are just as important as large oil spills, according to new research. By analysing images of oil slicks taken over an eight year period, researchers were able to show that smaller spills contribute a larger proportion of the oil pollution present in European waters. Oil spills represent a major threat to European seas. Over 600 million tonnes of crude oil are imported by EU ...

  • Marine environment adequately covered despite complex legislation

    More than 200 pieces of English and EU-wide marine environmental legislation have been analysed in a recent review. While complex, the legislation adequately covered all areas of the marine environment, the authors conclude. However, there is opportunity to remove overlap and conflicts between different legislation and improve cross-border co-operation. The world’s oceans are under threat ...

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