Ballast Water News

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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. ...

  • ProMinent at aquanale Cologne 2017: UV system Dulcodes MP

    ProMinent has further developed its tried-and-tested UV systems and at aquanale in Cologne on 07 - 10 November 2017, at stand G40/H41 in Hall 6.1, it will be showcasing the result: the Dulcodes MP, designed for a flow of up to 569 m3/h. The system is more compact than its predecessor and offers more functionality and efficient breakdown of combined chlorine. The Dulcodes MP comes with powerful ...

  • 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

  • Join DESMI Ocean Guard at BWMTech North America 2017

    Get a 25% discount and get up to date with the Ballast Water Treatment industry. The ballast water treatment industry is developing rapidly and it can be difficult to keep up. BWMTech is your chance to arm yourself with the latest news, movements and regulations. Join 140+ ballast water industry professionals to talk about successful system installations and resilient ballast ...


    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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • Turner Designs partners with WSS to sell Ballast-Check 2 for quick, indicative compliance monitoring

    Turner Designs is very excited to partner with Wilhelmsen Ship Services (WSS) to supply the ballast water community with Ballast-Check 2, a small, hand-held fluorometer which enables quick, indicative checks of ballast water samples.  Turner Designs will continue to work with their existing customer base of scientists, government agencies, port state control, and testing authorities while ...


    By Turner Designs, Inc

  • Join DESMI Ocean Guard at: BWMTech North America

    CEO, Rasmus Folsø is representing DESMI Ocean Guard at the BWMTech conference in Miami this September and he will be speaking at the event, sharing with you the latest insights of the Ballast Water Treatment industry. Through DESMI you’ll receive a 25% VIP discount for the event. The conference will focus on the practical considerations in the countdown to ratification. Use the ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • Xylem introduces online resource for marine industry

    Xylem Inc., a leading global water technology provider, recently introduced an online destination for marine professionals and enthusiasts, showcasing the company’s wide range of system solutions and expertise in the recreational marine industry. Marine.xylem.com is designed to educate consumers and industry professionals on the application and ...

  • DESMI Ocean Guard receives ATEX certification

    DESMI Ocean Guard A/S announces that notified body DEKRA EXAM GmbH on 9th June 2016 issued ATEX certificate for its RayClean-EX ballast water treatment system. This means the system can now be installed directly in hazardous areas onboard tanker vessels. DESMI Ocean Guard A/S announces that notified body DEKRA EXAM GmbH on 9th June 2016 issued ATEX certificate for its ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • BA150E pumps at work in hectic load-in load-out projects

    Ballast pumps are used for the filling and drainage of barges. They ensure the stability of the vessel, compensating for changes in the weight during the load-in or load-out of large objects (leveling). In addition, mobile ballast pumps are also used for salvage operations. During these specialized deployments speed, security, and expertise are of crucial importance. The ...


    By BBA Pumps

  • Global support gathers for the acceptance of the MPN Method

    DESMI Ocean Guard A/S announces that it will appeal US Coast Guard’s preliminary decision to not accept the MPN method for type approval testing of ballast water treatment systems. At the same time, important facts regarding the MPN method and reasons why the USCG should have accepted the MPN method are made available on a newly launched website: ...


    By DESMI A/S

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