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  • 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) ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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 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

  • Hyde Marine Awarded Contract for Six Hyde GUARDIAN® Ballast Water Treatment Systems

    Calgon Carbon Corporation (NYSE: CCC) announced that its subsidiary, Hyde Marine, Inc., has been awarded a contract to supply a total of six Hyde GUARDIAN® Ballast Water Treatment (BWT) Systems for two LR2 Aframax tankers being constructed by the SPP shipyard in South Korea for ship owner OSG. The value of the contract was not disclosed. Hyde ...


    By Calgon Carbon Corporation

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • Chelsea's expert reports on recent findings at the Fluorometry for Ballast Water Compliance Monitoring Conference

    Chelsea's Richard Burt and Veronica Chan will be attending the Alliance for Coastal Technologies / Maritime Environmental Research Center workshop on Fluorometry for Ballast Water Compliance Monitoring Workshop, 14 & 15 June 2012 at the SESYNC Center, Annapolis, USA. The introduction of invasive marine species into new environments by ships’ ballast water is one of the great threats to ...


    By Chelsea Technologies Group

  • 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 ...

  • Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency of Germany Grants Type Approval for SeaCURE Ballast Water System

    Bundesamt für Seeschifffahrt und Hydrographie (BSH) type approval completes international approval process for SeaCURE Ballast Water System SeaCURE is now a product of Evoqua Water Technologies, formerly Siemens Water Technologies Proven Chloropac concentric tubular electrodes used in the SeaCURE system produce biocide from seawater without the ...

  • Hyde Marine Selects Strategic Installation Partners for Hyde GUARDIAN Gold Ballast Water Treatment Systems

    Hyde Marine, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Calgon Carbon Corporation (NYSE: CCC), announced today it has established two partnership agreements for installation of the chemical free Hyde GUARDIAN Gold™ Ballast Water Treatment System (BWTS) for international markets. Hyde Marine is partnering with Grand Bahama Shipyard (GBS) for installation of the Hyde GUARDIAN Gold BWTS, for vessels ...


    By Calgon Carbon Corporation

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