Evac Evolution BWMS gains USCG Type Approval

The Evac Evolution ballast water management system (BWMS) has received Type Approval from the U.S. Coast Guard. The system is manufactured by Evac’s Cathelco subsidiary which attained USCG Alternate Management Systems (AMS)

Dr. Mirka Wilderer is new CEO of De Nora Water Technologies

Milan, Italy, headquartered De Nora has named Dr. Mirka Wilderer as chief executive officer of its Water Technologies group, whose products include the Balpure ballast water management system, effective June 1, 2019.

USCG grants type approval for largest PureBallast 3 reactor

Alfa Laval has gained U.S, Coast Guard ballast water management system type approval for its largest PureBallast 3 reactor size: 1,500 cu.m/h. Customers can now select any PureBallast 3 system configuration for

Evac BWMS type approved to new, tougher IMO standard

The Evac Evolution Ballast Water Management System (BWMS) has been granted IMO Type Approval, following testing to the latest IMO requirements which encompass the revised G8 standard and the recently introduced Ballast

ABS publishes new Ballast Water Management Advisory

ABS has published its 2019 Ballast Water Management Advisory, providing critical advice to owners in advance of the five-year window beginning September 2019, requiring retrofits of BWM systems on existing ships To

Wärtsilä Aquarius UV gains USCG type approval

The U.S. Coast Guard Marine Safety Center has issued the 18th U.S. Coast Guard Ballast Water Management System Type Approval Certificate to Wärtsilä for its Aquarius UV (Ultra-Violet) BWMS. After a detailed

Enhanced Bio-UV BWTS cuts required holding time

France’s Bio-UV Group has successfully tested an enhanced Bio-Sea ballast water treatment system designed to reduce the time that treated water has to be held onboard ship prior to discharge overboard. Shipowners

ABS updates BWMS Best Practices report

ABS has published an updated “Best Practices for Operation of Ballast Water Management (BWM) Systems Report,” offering fresh insight on best practices to overcome key challenges with selecting, installing and operating a

Bulkship Management AS inks 30 ship BWMS fleet agreement with Alfa Laval

Oslo based Bulkship Management AS has signed a fleet agreement with Alfa Laval covering the supply of 30 PureBallast 3 Compact Flex ballast water management systems over the next four years, along

BWMS: USCG takes another look at what’s a “scheduled drydocking”

The Coast Guard has reconsidered how it interprets the rules on extension of the compliance date for installation of a ballast water management system. Here’s what it says in a posting on