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  • DESMI BWMS Fast Track

    Fast Delivery of Ballast Water Management Systems If you are in urgent need of a ballast water management system that can be installed easily and quickly, DESMI Ocean Guard supplies a selection of loose components and skid mounted ballast water management systems within four working weeks. All you have to do, is to tell us the delivery address and whether you will install the ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • The Ballast Water Management Convention is at a tipping point

    Morocco and Indonesia has ratified the Ballast Water Management Convention - an act that might put the whole convention in to force. Indonesia and Morocco have become the latest in the line of nations having signed the Ballast Water Management Convention. At the moment everyone in the industry are holding their breaths as the signing might be the tipping point pushing the convention in to force. ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • IMO ratification set to boost ballast water market

    This morning’s ratification by Finland of the International Maritime Organization’s ballast water management convention is expected to unleash a flood of firm orders for treatment systems to stop the spread of invasive aquatic species through ships’ ballast water. It means that nations representing just over 35% of the world’s merchant shipping tonnage have now ratified ...

  • Panasonic Develops Ballast Water Management System to Help Protect Marine Ecosystems

    Panasonic Environmental Systems & Engineering Co., Ltd., a Panasonic group company, today announced that it has developed an on-board ballast water management system using an in-line electrolysis method to disinfect ballast water. In the newly developed ballast water management system, called "ATPS-BLUE sys", an electrolysis unit is placed in the main ballast water pipe. The unit generates ...

  • DESMI Ocean Guard A/S wins Fleet-wide Contract for Supply of CompactClean

    Aalborg, Denmark, January 18, 2018 – DESMI Ocean Guard A/S is proud to announce that a contract for fleet-wide supply of CompactClean Ballast Water Management Systems has been finalized with Turkish company: MISHA Shipping. DESMI Ocean Guard A/S has won a contract for supply of CompactClean Ballast Water Management Systems (BWMS) to the entire fleet of Turkish shipowner MISHA Shipping. ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • 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

  • De Nora and Sembcorp Marine sign MOU on the supply of BALPURE® systems for ballast water technology retrofits

    De Nora, a market leading supplier of electrochlorination equipment, today announced the signing of an MOU with Singapore’s Sembcorp Marine on the supply and installation of De Nora BALPURE® slip stream electrochlorination ballast water treatment systems at the latter’s yards in Singapore. This collaboration also enables BALPURE® systems to be made available through a turnkey ...

  • Shipping industry advised of importance ballast water testing for organisms of all sizes

    Microbiological monitoring equipment pioneer LuminUltra has advised the shipping industry of the importance of testing all sizes of ballast water organisms identified by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) to prevent the spread of aquatic invasive species. More than 4000 species of organism are carried in ballast water, ranging in ...

  • Completion of landbased type approval tests

    We are pleased to announce that all the required landbased testing of the CompactClean Ballast Water Management System has been successfully completed. The testing was performed in accordance with both IMO and US Coast Guard requirements and paves the way for issue of both IMO and USCG type approval certificates later this year. DESMI Ocean Guard’s ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • Updated USCG type approval with 2 hours hold time and IECEX coverage

    DESMI Ocean Guard A/S is pleased to announce that the CompactClean Ballast Water Management System (BWMS) has received amended US Coast Guard type approval certificate with just 2 hours minimum hold time restriction in US waters, demonstrating its superior performance. Furthermore, the amended certificate allows installation in hazardous areas. ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • De Nora to provide ballast water treatment systems to OSG in repeat order

    De Nora, a market leading supplier of electrochlorination equipment, has today announced that it will supply Overseas Shipholding Group (OSG) (NYSE MKT:OSG), one of the largest tanker companies in the world, with BALPURE ballast water treatment systems (BWTS). OSG will retrofit the proprietary slipstream electrochlorination BWTS on four 69,000 DWT chemical and oil product tankers within the first ...

  • New low-cost eco-friendly Ballast Water Management System Flowsafe allows at-sea installation

    The FlowSafe system, designed by Flow Water engineers for the shipping industry, has close to no operational costs A new offset carbon neutral ballast water management system called FlowSafe, which can be installed at sea and runs at close to zero costs, has been designed by marine engineering firm Flow Water Technologies Ltd. The modular turnkey system is compact and, with one machine and ...


    By Flow Water Technologies Ltd

  • Calgon Carbon Awarded $19.8-Million Contract for Ballast Water Management

    PITTSBURGH - Calgon Carbon Corporation (NYSE: CCC) announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, Hyde Marine, Inc., has been awarded a contract by a leading South Korean shipyard to supply Hyde GUARDIAN® Ballast Water Treatment (BWT) Systems for several tankers being built for a major Greek ship owner. The contract is valued at approximately $19.8-million USD. Hyde GUARDIAN® Systems ...


    By Calgon Carbon Corporation

  • 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) ...

  • Atlantium Marine’s Purestream Ballast Water Management System Heads for IMO and USCG Type Approval

    Atlantium Marine announces that it has completed the installation of its proprietary UV-based ballast water management system (BWMS), Purestream™, onboard a 3,854 TEU container vessel — Zim Qingdao — and is now in the shipboard testing phase to acquire IMO and USCG type approval. The ...


    By Atlantium Technologies

  • US Coast Guard Type Approval

    DESMI Ocean Guard A/S is pleased to announce that its CompactClean Ballast Water Management System (BWMS) has received US Coast Guard Type Approval. This approval comes just a few months after the CompactClean BWMS received IMO type approval and means that the system is now approved for worldwide operation. ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • De Nora BALPURE BWTS submits application for USCG type-approval

    De Nora, a market leading supplier of electrochlorination equipment, confirmed that submission for United States Coastguard (USCG) type approval for its BALPURE® ballast water treatment system (BWTS) was made shortly after completion of testing late in 2017 Independently verified by Lloyd’s Register, the results of all shipboard, land-based, and environmental testing, plus ...

  • De Nora BALPURE® BWTS concludes testing for USCG type approval

    De Nora, a market leading supplier of electrochlorination equipment, today announced that it has completed shipboard testing for its BALPURE® ballast water treatment system (BWTS), and intends to make  its submission for United States Coast Guard (USCG) Type Approval by the end of 2017. ...

  • 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 ...

  • Hyde Marine Awarded Three Contracts for Hyde GUARDIAN® Ballast Water Management Systems

    Calgon Carbon Corporation (NYSE: CCC) announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, Hyde Marine, Inc., has been awarded three contracts to supply a total of 13 Hyde GUARDIAN® Ballast Water Treatment (BWT) Systems for use on various vessels. The chemical free Hyde GUARDIAN BWT process uses filtration and ultraviolet disinfection to treat ships' ballast ...


    By Calgon Carbon Corporation

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