Another BWMS awarded USCG Type Approval

JUNE 21, 2018 — The U.S. Coast Guard’s Maritime Commons blog reports that the USCG Marine Safety Center has issued the ninth Coast Guard Ballast Water Management System type approval certificate. It was

Mobile system successfully treats ballast water on ship in Coos Bay

JUNE 12, 2018 – Glosten and Global Diving & Salvage report the successful treatment of ballast water with a mobile system on board a 350-foot vessel moored in Coos Bay, Oregon. Glosten

Alfa Laval wins two contracts for fleetwide BWMS installations

MAY 8, 2018 — In a sign that shipowners are now thinking in terms of fleetwide installations of ballast water management systems, Alfa Laval reports that has signed fleet agreements with Polsteam

MISHA Shipping to install DESMI BWMS fleet wide

JANUARY 18, 2018 – DESMI Ocean Guard A/S, Aalborg, Denmark, has finalized a contract with Turkish company MISHA Shipping for fleet wide supply of its CompactClean Ballast Water Management Systems (BWMS). The contract

USCG: Don’t expect BWMS to be “plug and play”

DECEMBER 5, 2017 — Shipowners who expect ballast water management systems to be “plug and play equipment” are in for a disappointment. That’s the word from Rear Adm. John Nadeau, assistant commandant

Safe Bulkers will install Erma First BWTS fleetwide

NOVEMBER 8, 2017 — Monaco headquartered Safe Bulkers, Inc. (NYSE: SB) reports that it has reached an agreement with the manufacturer to install Erma First ballast water treatment systems (BWTS) in all

Seatruck takes Do-It-Yourself approach to BWTS installation

OCTOBER 25, 2017 — Irish sea freight ferry operator Seatruck has installed Optimarin ballast water treatment (BWT) systems in five of its vessels while they were undertaking normal operations, with its own

Alfa Laval introduces BWMS with 20% smaller footprint

OCTOBER 12, 2017 — Available space comes at a premium on any vessel. This is especially true when retrofitting major equipment such as a ballast water management system (BWMS), which in most

Ecochlor named one of fastest-growing manufacturers by Inc.

 SEPTEMBER 19, 2017—Ballast water treatment system manufacturer Ecochlor BWTS, Maynard, MA, has been recognized by Inc. 500|5000 as one of the fastest-growing manufacturing companies in the U.S. The Inc. 500 award, representing

First U.S.-manufactured BWTS gains USCG Type Approval

AUGUST 11, 2017 — Marking a double first, Maynard, MA, headquartered Ecochlor reports that its patented ballast water treatment system has become the first U.S. manufactured BWTS to receive USCG Type Approval.