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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 ...


  • 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

  • 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) ...

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • Best ballast systems identified for safeguarding biodiversity

    Ballast water used on ships is a significant source of marine pollution, with a considerable impact on marine ecosystems. A number of proven technologies to limit this pollution are available. Recent research has compared these systems and ranked them according to their costs and benefits. Ballast water helps to keep ships stable and is usually loaded onto ships in port and then discharged in a ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • USCG type approval of RayClean Ballast Water Treatment System – Update

    On July 12’th 2016 the US Coast Guard rejected the use of the MPN test method in type approval testing of ballast water treatment systems. However, discussions are currently ongoing with US Authorities to find a way for the USCG to accept the MPN method, and we expect a conclusion on these discussions before the end of 2016. If the discussions end with an acceptance of the MPN method we ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • Tougher stance to be taken against invading marine pests in ballast

    New Zealand’s defence against marine pest arrivals is set to be strengthened with a recent Government decision to join an international convention controlling ships’ ballast water discharges. The discharge of ballast water is one of the main ways ocean pest species can be introduced to New Zealand waters. Each year almost three million metric tonnes of ballast water sourced from outside waters is ...


    By New Zealand Government

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • Edison Chouest offshore signs letter of intent with Hyde Marine for supply of Hyde Guardian Ballast Water Treatment Systems

    Hyde Marine, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Calgon Carbon Corporation (NYSE: CCC), has been selected as a strategic supply partner for ballast water treatment (BWT) systems by Edison Chouest Offshore (ECO) for use on ECO’s extensive fleet of vessels. The chemical free Hyde GUARDIAN Gold™ BWT system, which has both International Maritime Organization (IMO) Type Approval and United ...


    By Calgon Carbon Corporation

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