Damen unveils ballast water prefiltration barge

Many ports located on rivers have a sediment level significantly higher than the level that ships’ onboard ballast water treatment systems are tested against. In response, Damen Shipyards Group has developed a

USCG and states in VIDA discussions

Following a December 4, 2019, conference call with representatives from U.S. states and territories, the U.S. Coast Guard has established a working group to address issues related to the Vessel Incidental Discharge

Euronav opts for Ecochlor BWMS

Maynard, Mass., headquartered Ecochlor,Inc., has won a contract to supply seven Euronav Suezmax and VLCC tankers with ballast water management systems (BWMS). The agreement comes with an option for Euronav to purchase

DFDS inks BWMS frame agreement with DESMI Ocean Guard

Copenhagen headquartered DFDS has signed a frame agreement that will see DESMI Ocean Guard A/S CompactClean Ballast Water Management Systems (BWMS) installation on its existing fleet of vessels. The agreement covers more

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

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

Wärtsilä submits EC based BWMS for USCG Type Approval

MARCH 29, 2018 — Wärtsilä has submitted its Aquarius Electro-Chlorination (EC) Ballast Water Management System (BWMS) for U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Type Approval (TA) after successfully completing all the testing procedures required.

U.S., Canada regulatory policy reform high on ‘wish list’

JANUARY 18, 2018—The Chamber of Marine Commerce would like to keep the economic recovery ball rolling on Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Seaway in 2018. In order to continue the economic recovery seen in

Trojan Marinex BWTS for Antarctic supply vessel

SEPTEMBER 5, 2017—A Trojan Marinex BWT 250 ballast water treatment system (BWTS) will be part of a ballast water management system (BWMS) for the Government of Australia’s next-generation Antarctic Supply and Research

Marubeni bulker fined for unauthorized ballast water discharge

AUGUST 24, 2017 — The Coast Guard has issued a $5,000 fine to the owners of a foreign freight vessel for unauthorized ballast water discharge into the Willamette River in Portland, August