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Alfa Laval’s PureBallast 2.0 BWMS gains USCG type approval

In a posting on its Maritime Commons blog, the U.S. Coast Guard reports that its Marine Safety Center has issued the 39th U.S. Coast Guard BWMS Type Approval Certificate to Alfa Laval

MPC Container Ships to add PureBallast Connect to more ships

Oslo-headquartered MPC Container Ships ASA (MPCC) is to increase the number of ships in its fleet fitted with Alfa Laval ballast water treatment systems that feature data-driven PureBallast Connect services. MPCC specializes

Marine biofuel testing set to begin at Alfa Laval Test & Training Center

The Alfa Laval training center in Aalborg, Denmark, has been readied to start testing biofuels. While the center plays a key role in Alfa Laval’s own R&D efforts, it is also a

Alfa Laval PureCool enables up to 50% methane slip reduction

As pressures to reduce GHG emissions from ships grow, methane slip from LNG fueled engines could well become the target of future regulations. Though LNG produces less CO2 than conventional fuels, a

Alfa Laval inks two three-year BWTS frame agreements

Alfa Laval has signed two frame agreements that includes firm orders to deliver its PureBallast 3 ballast water management systems to about 40 vessels, with options covering another 40 systems. The value

VIDEO: Alfa Laval launches PureSOx Express

For vessels in the 40,000–65,000 DWT size range, such as handymax bulkers or product tankers, the cost of installing a SOx scrubber has sometimes outweighed the benefits. Now Alfa Laval is offering

Alfa Laval steam solution supports low-sulfur fuel use in Seaspan containerships

Seaspan Ship Management has turned to Alfa Laval to help it resolve steam balance and redundancy issues encountered with low-sulfur fuels. The comprehensive solution—an integrated steam boiler plant comprising oil-fired steam production,

Locked-down Alfa Laval factory manages to up BWTS production

Alfa Laval reports that its Aalborg, Denmark, site has adapted to restrictions imposed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and is continuing production of PureBallast 3 ballast water treatment systems. The factory

VIDEO: Service deal with Alfa Laval adds connectivity to Safe Bulkers scrubbers

In June 2018, Safe Bulkers, Inc. (NYSE:SB) selected Alfa Laval to retrofit 20 of its vessels with PureSOx exhaust gas scrubber systems. Now the dry bulk operator has signed a long-term Alfa

VIDEO: Alfa Laval launches PureBallast 3 in bulker-fit configuration

Alfa Laval is now offering an UV-based PureBallast 3 ballast water management system specifically adapted to the flow needs of bulk carriers. The bulker-fit configuration offers savings in footprint, installation and operating

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