Angelicoussis to retrofit Ecochlor BWTS in 36 vessels

MAY 14, 2018 — Maynard, MA, headquartered ballast water treatment system (BWTS) manufacturer, Ecochlor, Inc. has won a contract to retrofit 36 vessels, including Suezmaxes, Aframaxes, VLCCs, Minicapes and Capes for Angelicoussis

Angelicoussis Shipping to retrofit 36 ships with Ecochlor BWTS

MAY 14, 2018 — Ballast water treatment system (BWTS) manufacturer Ecochlor, Inc., Maynard, MA, recently secured a major contract to provide its systems for retrofit on 36 ships owned by Angelicoussis Shipping

Coldharbour retains ClassNK to gain Japanese BWTS type approval

MARCH 26, 2018 — U.K. based ballast water treatment system specialist Coldharbour Marine, has engaged Japanese classification society ClassNK to assist in the process of obtaining Japanese type approval for its system,

Envirocleanse inTank BWTS completes Type Approval testing

JANUARY 4, 2018 — Envirocleanse LLC, a division of Charter Brokerage, a Berkshire Hathaway company, reports that its patented inTank ballast water treatment system has completed all land-based and shipboard testing. Envirocleanse

Ballast-free shipping comes a step closer

DECEMBER 7, 2017 — Lloyd’s Register has given approval in principle (AiP) to a ballast-free 30,000 cu.m LNG carrier design. Called the B-FREE, the design has been developed by LNG containment system

Optimarin is first BWTS manufacturer to offer five year guarantee

NOVEMBER 20, 2017 — Sandnes, Norway, headquartered Optimarin says it has become the first ballast water treatment system (BWTS) manufacturer to offer a five-year parts and servicing guarantee. CEO Tore Andersen says

Liberia welcomes changes to BWMS implementation schedule

JULY 10, 2017 — The Liberian Maritime Administration is welcoming an agreement reached by IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) on changes to the Ballast Water Management Convention (BWMC) implementation schedule.  

Ecochlor files for BWTS USCG Type Approval

APRIL 3, 2017 — Ecochlor, Inc., Maynard, MA, reports that it has filed an application with the USCG for Type Approval of its Ballast Water Treatment System (BWTS). The Coast Guard has

Navy looking for own ballast water management system

DECEMBER 15, 2016 — The Navy’s prestigious Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division, has just commissioned a new Ballast Water Research Laboratory at its headquarters in West Bethesda, MD. Navy ships are

In-port ballast water treatment system now in production

JUNE 28, 2016 —The first production version of Damen Shipyards’ InvaSave ballast water treatment system – intended for use at Groningen Seaports – will be on display at the upcoming DelfSail sailing