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  • Ballast water treatment

    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 that are simple to install, either as retrofit or in newbuild ships. As they do not involve the use of chemicals, owners" operational costs are kept to a ...

  • 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

  • Wärtsilä AQUARIUS UV ballast water management system to be retrofitted to LPG vessel

    Wärtsilä Corporation, Press release, 7 June 2013 at 11 am EET By retrofitting Wärtsilä's AQUARIUS® ballast water management system to the 'Marola', Carboflotta can be assured of conforming to legislation, as well as protecting and safeguarding the environment in sensitive areas around the world. Wärtsilä, the marine industry's leading solutions ...


  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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. ...


  • 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 ...

  • Disinfecting marine vessel ballast water with UV

    To assist operators of cruise ships, tankers, semi-submersibles, jack-up rigs and other large ocean-going vessels to meet the International Maritime Organisation’s (IMO’s) impending ballast water discharge requirements, UV disinfection specialist Hanovia has partnered with three of the world’s leading systems integrators to provide validated, on-board water treatment systems that are easy to ...

  • 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) ...

  • Toxic by-products of ballast water treatment evaluated

    A new study has evaluated disinfection by-products (DBPs) formed during the treatment of ballast water. As some of the DBPs produced are hazardous, the study concludes that more information is needed to ensure DBPs from treatment methods do not harm human health or aquatic environments. Ships hold ballast water in tanks to provide stability at sea. Frequently, water is taken at one port ...

  • 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

  • Disinfecting Marine Vessel Ballast Water with UV

    Disinfecting Marine Vessel Ballast Water with UV -Hanovia UV disinfection system helps operators meet IMO discharge regulations- To assist operators of cruise ships, tankers, semi-submersibles, jack-up rigs and other large ocean-going vessels to meet the International Maritime Organisation’s (IMO’s) ballast water discharge requirements, UV disinfection specialist Hanovia has partnered with ...

  • 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 ...

  • Frost & Sullivan lauds resource ballast technologies as global entrepreneurial company of the year in the ballast water treatment systems market

    The 2010 Global Entrepreneurial Company of the Year Award in the Ballast Water Treatment Systems Market is presented to Resource Ballast Technologies ("RBT"). A technology start-up company based in South Africa with a unique ballast water treatment system, RBT was established almost a decade ago and, in 2006, secured equity finance from the Southern African Intellectual Property Fund ("SAIP ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Weak ballast water permit opens U.S. waters to continued invasion

    Today, the USEPA released a new permit to regulate ballast water discharges from commercial vessels in US waters that falls far short of what is needed in the estimation of a coalition of conservation organizations that had previously sued to win a tougher permit. Invasive species introduced and spread via ballast water discharge are already wreaking havoc on U.S. waters. For example, a litany of ...

  • Damen in Partnership Agreement with TeamTec for Innovative Ballast Water Treatment System

    Damen Green Solutions has signed a letter of intent with Norwegian company TeamTec to supply and service the innovative AVITALISTM ballast water treatment system. The system combines filtration and a proven, eco-friendly chemical treatment solution optimised for medium-sized to large vessels. ...


    By TeamTec AS

  • 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

  • NSF International Gains United States Coast Guard Acceptance as Independent Laboratory for Ballast Water Management System Testing

    Testing to reduce the risk of aquatic invasive species in lakes, streams, rivers and coastal waters NSF International (NSF), an independent public health organization, has become the first Independent Laboratory (IL) accepted by the United States Coast Guard (USCG) to evaluate and ...


    By NSF International

  • Damen in Partnership Agreement with TeamTec for Innovative Ballast Water Treatment System

    Damen Green Solutions has signed a letter of intent with Norwegian company TeamTec to supply and service the innovative AVITALISTM ballast water treatment system. The system combines filtration and a proven, eco-friendly chemical treatment solution optimised for medium-sized to large vessels. ...


    By TeamTec AS

  • Maritime policies create huge opportunities for the Asia Pacific Ballast Water Management Market, Finds Frost & Sullivan

    The ballast water management (BWM) guidelines set by the International Marine Organization (IMO) has kick-started a fresh industry within the shipping sector, as ship owners look to adopt ballast water systems within their vessels. Water treatment companies have found a whole new market ready for penetration and are eager to carve their place in it. New analysis from Frost & Sullivan ( ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

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