Asao Shirai

Asao Shirai to lead new Ecochlor office in Japan

Focused on providing a local solution for shipowners with their ballast water management system (BWMS) regulatory challenges, Maynard, Mass., headquartered Ecochlor has appointed Asao Shirai to lead a new office in Japan

BAWAT applies for USCG BWMS type approval

The USCG Marine Safety Center has received its 29th application for Ballast Water Management System type. It is for the BAWAT Mk 2 system manufactured by Denmark’s BAWAT A/S. MSC will review

Evoqua applies for USCG type approval for SeaCURE BWMS

The Coast Guard Marine Safety Center has received its 28th application for Ballast Water Management System type approval. It is for the SeaCURE BWMS, manufactured by Evoqua Water Technologies Ltd. MSC will

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

Business booming at BWTS specialist Optimarin

Sandnes, Norway, headquartered ballast water treatment specialist Optimarin reports that its results for the first six months of 2019 show a year-on-year doubling of revenues, orders and a substantial increase in earnings.

DESMI Ocean Guard BWMS hold time cut to two hours

Aalborg, Denmark, headquartered DESMI Ocean Guard A/S reports that the U.S. Coast Guard has issued an amended type approval certificate for the CompactClean Ballast Water Management System (BWMS). As a result, the

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)

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

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