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    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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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) ...

  • Global Water Technologies Secures Initial Funding for Ballast Water Research

    INDIANAPOLIS - Global Water Technologies, Inc. (Pink Sheets: GWTR) has completed an initial funding transaction to begin research on new methods of ballast water treatment. "Ballast water treatment and new regulations to control the invasive species that are unintentionally transported by international shipping are important issues for the next decade," said ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • N.E.I. Treatment Systems Announces the Successful Commissioning of the World's Highest Capacity Ballast Water Treatment System

    N.E.I. Treatment Systems, a global leader in providing Ballast Water Treatment Systems (BWTS) to the commercial shipping industry, announced today the achievement of a major milestone -- the successful commissioning during sea trial of the world's highest capacity BWTS installed and operating anywhere in the world. In July 2011, a 6,350 cubic meter per hour Venturi Oxygen Stripping™ (VOS™) ...


  • Frost & Sullivan lauds resource ballast technologies as global entrepreneurial company of the year

    The Frost & Sullivan 2010 Global Entrepreneurial Company of the Year Award is presented to Resource Ballast Technologies (“RBT”). RBT, a technology start-up company with a unique ballast water treatment system, was established in South Africa almost a decade ago. RBT’s success lies in its technical expertise and the development of a novel ballast water treatment system. This ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • DESMI scales down the sale and marketing of DESMI Ocean Guard Ballast Water Treatment Systems

    The sale of ballast water treatment systems was based on a licence agreement between DESMI Ocean Guard A/S and DESMI Pumping Technology A/S. The agreement has been terminated by DESMI Ocean Guard A/S, and therefore DESMI Pumping Technology A/S finds it necessary to reduce the activities in the ballast water treatment area. “As a result of uncertainty about the requirements for future ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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 GUARDIAN® is First Ballast Water Treatment System to Be Awarded Type Approval by the Russian Maritime Register of Shipping

    Calgon Carbon Corporation’s (NYSE: CCC) wholly owned subsidiary, Hyde Marine, Inc., announced today that its Hyde GUARDIAN® has become the first ballast water treatment (BWT) system to be awarded Type Approval from the Russian Maritime Register of Shipping (RMRS). As a result of the RMRS Type Approval, which is effective immediately, Hyde GUARDIAN® units may be ...


    By Calgon Carbon Corporation

  • 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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