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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) ...

  • Introduction GloEn-Patrol ballast water treatment system

    Hatenboer-Water introduces the IMO-approved ‘GloEn-Patrol™ Ballast Water Treatment System.’ The basic approach of the GloEn-Patrol™ system is the use of proven and at the same time environment-friendly water treatment technologies: filtration and UV light for the removal of sediments and aquatic organisms and to destroy (micro)organisms. The complete system is simple to ...


    By Hatenboer-Water BV

  • UV ballast water treatment close to US approval

    Shipowners have found it increasingly difficult to comply with ballast water treatment regulations in the US. But there’s good news on the horizon thanks to DESMI’s newest UV-based solution Ultraviolet radiation (UV), which counters microorganisms by rendering them unable to reproduce, is the preferred method for today’s ballast water treatment systems. This robust and reliable ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • Report: Tests of ballast water treatment systems are flawed

    Government-sanctioned tests of equipment designed to cleanse ship ballast water of invasive species are seriously flawed because they don't determine whether the systems will remove microbes that cause gastrointestinal illnesses, scientists said Wednesday. Ballast water provides stability for cargo ships in rough seas. But it's believed to have introduced numerous invaders to U.S. coastal waters ...


    By Associated Press

  • DESMI Ocean Guard A/S Launches New Ballast Water Management System

    DESMI Ocean Guard A/S is proud to announce the launch of a new Ballast Water Management System – CompactClean -  which sets new standards for small footprint, reliable performance, and certainty of meeting both the international and US discharge standards. DESMI Ocean Guard A/S is proud to announce the launch of a new Ballast Water Management System (BWMS). The system is named ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • Global support gathers for the acceptance of the MPN Method

    DESMI Ocean Guard A/S announces that it will appeal US Coast Guard’s preliminary decision to not accept the MPN method for type approval testing of ballast water treatment systems. At the same time, important facts regarding the MPN method and reasons why the USCG should have accepted the MPN method are made available on a newly launched website: ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • DNV Type approval

    On September 5’th 2014 DNV GL issued type approval certificate for the RayClean system. The type approval certificate includes approval according to both the IMO Ballast Water Management Convention and the DNV type approval programme. The type approval is unique because this is the first time a ballast water treatment system has been tested fully according to both IMO and US Coast Guard ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • 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

  • DESMI Ocean Guard shares sold to DESMI A/S

    The transaction gives DESMI A/S full ownership of the company, which has two successfully tested Ballast Water Treatment systems in its portfolio. The newly developed RayCleanTM system was launched recently but has already now secured several orders with the first systems being currently under installation. Chairman of DESMI Ocean Guard’s board and Head of Maersk Maritime Technology Bo ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • The Acta Group, L.L.C. -- recent federal developments

    2011 Predictions For EPA's Office Of Chemical Safety And Pollution Prevention: The Acta Group, L.L.C.'s (Acta) thoughts on what may be headed our way in 2011 from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention (OCSPP) are provided in a memorandum available online. ...


    By Acta Group

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