USCG issues its seventh BWMS type approval

Written by Nick Blenkey
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JUNE 6, 2018 — The Coast Guard Marine Safety Center has issued the seventh U.S. Coast Guard Ballast Water Management System Type Approval Certificate to Busan, South Korea, headquartered Techcross, Inc.

The approval came after a detailed review of the manufacturer’s type approval application determined the system met the requirements of 46 CFR 162.060.

The treatment principle of the Techcross Electro-Cleen BWMS consists of electrolysis during uptake and neutralization at discharge. This approval covers models with maximum treatment rated capacities between 150 cu.m/h and 12,000 cu.m/h.

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