Wärtsilä submits UV-based BWMS for USCG Type Approval

NOVEMBER 2, 2018 — Wärtsilä says that its Aquarius UV Ballast Water Management System (BWMS) has successfully completed all the required testing procedures, and has now been submitted for U.S. Coast Guard

Ballast Responder put to test on working Great Lakes bulker

OCTOBER 29, 2018 — Seattle, WA, headquartered Global Diving & Salvage, Inc. recently led a demonstration of the mobile ballast water treatment system, Ballast Responder, on board the 730-foot Algoma Central bulk

PG Flow Solutions BWTS picked for live fish carrier

OCTOBER 9, 2018 – PG Flow Solutions AS is to supply the ballast water treatment system (BWTS) for a wellboat (live fish transporter) that Norwegian shipyard Fitjar Mekaniske Verksted is currently constructing

ClassNK: Don’t wait until the last minute to install your BWMS

SEPTEMBER 28, 2018 —ClassNK has some sound words of advice for ships registered in its class: Don’t wait until the last minute to install your Ballast Water Management System (BWMS). According to

BWTS specialist Optimar books its largest order yet

SEPTEMBER 24, 2018 — Sandnes, Norway, headquartered  (BWTS) specialist Optimarin has booked one of its biggest orders to date. It is to supply 36 systems to Cork, Ireland, headquartered Ardmore Shipping. The

Alfa Laval develops computer-based crew training for BWMS ops

JULY 2, 2018 — Lack of crew knowledge is not a valid reason for non-compliance with ballast water treatment requirements. This is clear from statements made by the U.S. Coast Guard, says

Choosing the right ballast water treatment system: Size matters

JUNE 29, 2018—Choosing the right ballast water treatment system (BWTS) for your vessel depends on a number of factors. What type of vessel is it? What’s its operational profile? Does it operate

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,