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Hyde in BWT installation MOU with Keppel Shipyard

Written by Nick Blenkey
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SEPTEMBER 17, 2014 — Hyde Marine, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Calgon Carbon Corporation (NYSE: CCC), reports it has established a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Singapore-based Keppel Shipyard and Seaquest Marine Systems PTE, Ltd., for installation of the chemical free Hyde Guardian Gold Ballast Water Treatment System (BWTS) in international markets.

Under the MOU, Keppel Shipyard will be able to carry out retrofit installations of Hyde Guardian Gold BWTS at its Singapore shipyard. The partnership will position Hyde Marine for the anticipated increase in the Asian retrofit market after the maritime industry is required to comply with international ballast water treatment regulations.

“Keppel Shipyard’s marine expertise enables Hyde Marine to expand its commitment and focus on providing shipowners with one of the maritime industry’s leading ballast water treatment technologies,” said John Platz, President, Hyde Marine, Inc. “Keppel Shipyard, through our agent, Seaquest Marine Systems, will help us enhance our ability to install Hyde Guardian Gold Ballast Water Treatment Systems promptly and safely, particularly for retrofit applications and in response to the growing number of shipowners seeking compliance with future regulations.”

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