Tag: <span>Ballast Water Treatment</span>

BWTS based on heat pasteurisation wins US type approval
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BWTS based on heat pasteurisation wins US type approval

Danish system maker Bawat has been awarded type approval from the United States Coast Guard (USCG) for its ballast water management system (BWMS)  The BWMS is the only treatment system available to shipowners that relies on heat pasteurisation to kill off potentially dangerous aquatic organisms in ballast water instead of expensive and hard to maintain...

Alfa Laval BWTS receives Chinese type-approval
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Alfa Laval BWTS receives Chinese type-approval

Alfa Laval PureBallast 3 has become one of the first non-Chinese ballast water treatment solutions (BWTS) to be type approved by the China Classification Society. With this Chinese type approval, PureBallast 3 systems can now be installed on vessels that carry the Chinese flag. “Alfa Laval has long had a strong position in the Chinese...

Ecochlor prepares gas-freeing fuel tank tech for maritime launch
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Ecochlor prepares gas-freeing fuel tank tech for maritime launch

Ballast water treatment system (BWTS) manufacturer Ecochlor has announced plans to bring the NanoVapor gas-freeing fuel tank technology to the maritime industry. The technology is currently undergoing final testing with Lloyd’s Register for type approval with the expectation of completion in time for the Marintec exhibition held in China next week. Using break-through technology, the...

LuminUltra urges industry to test for ballast water organisms of all sizes
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LuminUltra urges industry to test for ballast water organisms of all sizes

Microbiological monitoring equipment developer LuminUltra has advised the shipping industry of the importance of testing all sizes of ballast water organisms identified by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) to prevent the spread of aquatic invasive species. More than 4000 species of organism are carried in ballast water, ranging in size and resilience to treatment, with...

Bulkship Management opts for Alfa Laval BWTS
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Bulkship Management opts for Alfa Laval BWTS

Oslo-based shipmanger Bulkship Management has signed an agreement with Alfa Laval for the installation of 30 PureBallast 3 Compact Flex ballast water treatment systems (BWTS) over the next four years. The agreement also includes commissioning and training. Individual BWTS will handle flows of 250, 500, 600 or 1000 m3/h. All of the BWTS will have...

Goltens selected for 37 BWTS retrofits
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Goltens selected for 37 BWTS retrofits

Goltens’ Worldwide Green Technologies Division Asia has announced contracts with NYK Bulk & Projects Carrier (NBP) and BW LPG for support in retrofitting a total of 37 vessels with ballast water treatment systems (BWTS). The NBP order is for 25 bulk carriers. The scope of the contract with Goltens includes 3D laser scanning and modeling...