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Ballast water management

Optimarin targets fleet owners with five-year guarantee
Norwegian ballast water management specialist Optimarin has introduced a five-year global parts and service guarantee for its IMO and USCG type approved BWM system after requests from ship owners. 17 Nov 2017 - The Motorship
A BWMS for big bulkers
Coldharbour Marine’s inert gas based ballast water management system has always targeted bigger ships. Now the company has launched a new version of its gas-lift diffusion (GLD) plant designed specifically for large carriers. 14 Nov 2017 - The Motorship
Safe Bulkers fleet to install Erma First BWMS
Dry bulk operator Safe Bulkers cited the benefits of early installation of ballast water management systems (BWMS) as it announced a fleetwide deal with Greek supplier Erma First. 09 Nov 2017 - The Motorship
Antarctic BWMS will treat water at 250 m3/h
A ballast water management system (BWMS) capable of treating all water qualities at 250 m3/h will serve an Antarctic vessel. 08 Nov 2017 - The Motorship
SeaCure BWTS partnership gaining ground in Korea
The SeaCURE Ballast Water Treatment System (BWTS) is proving successful in the Korean newbuild and retrofit markets. 25 Oct 2017 - The Motorship
BWMS systems installed without disrupting service
Five ballast water management systems (BWMS) have been installed without interrupting vessel operations. 24 Oct 2017 - The Motorship
PureBallast system minimises environmental footprint
A new ballast water management system aims to minimise its environmental footprint and installation costs. 23 Oct 2017 - The Motorship
ERMA FIRST wins US type approval
ERMA FIRST’s ballast water management system (BWMS) has become the sixth to receive US Coast Guard (USCG) type approval. 19 Oct 2017 - The Motorship
BWMS operational efficiency verification needed
Concerns have been raised over verifying operational efficiency in ballast water management systems (BWMS) once type approved. 10 Oct 2017 - The Motorship
OceanSaver BWMS manufacturer files for bankruptcy
OceanSaver, the Norwegian manufacturer of US type approved ballast water management systems, has filed for bankruptcy. 14 Sep 2017 - The Motorship
DESMI Ocean Guard launches unique small footprint BWMS
DESMI Ocean Guard has launched a new Ballast Water Management System which it says sets new standards for small footprint BWMS. 13 Sep 2017 - The Motorship
US$100 billion ballast water treaty enters force
The ICS has urged the industry to ‘get this right’ as the IMO’s Ballast Water Management (BWM) Convention – which could cost the industry US$100 billion in system installations – comes into force today (8 September). 08 Sep 2017 - The Motorship
Hurtigruten owners take major Kleven shareholding
Norwegian ship operator Hurtigruten has taken a 40% stake in shipbuilding group Kleven during a refinancing process that has seen the addition of several investors bringing an extra NOK300 million (£29.54 million) to the company. 08 Sep 2017 - The Motorship
New chemical BWMS treats 250 cubic metres an hour
A new chemical-free ballast water management system (BWMS) can disinfect and treat 250 cubic metres of seawater an hour. 05 Sep 2017 - The Motorship
Saudi Aramco invests in ballast water benchmarking to achieve compliance
Chelsea Technologies’ FastBallast portable analyser has been chosen by one operator as a benchmark testing device to ensure compliance with ballast water standards. 31 Aug 2017 - The Motorship
Containerising BWM to aid compliance
A project to containerise a Ballast Water Management System may allow easier compliance for vessels with limited space. 23 Aug 2017 - The Motorship
BWMS bucks the trend of problematic operations
A BWMS has demonstrated its reliability in the face of a survey which exposed the systems as problematic and inoperable. 18 Aug 2017 - The Motorship
BWMS completes USCG tests
US operators could benefit from an electrochlorination-based BWMS system which has completed tests needed for US Coast Guard approval. 16 Aug 2017 - The Motorship
Over a third of BWMS problematic or inoperable
Ship owners and operators have reported in a survey that 43% of BWMS are either inoperable or have problematic operations. 14 Aug 2017 - The Motorship
Low power chemical BWMS is USCG type approved
A low power consumption chemical injection ballast water management system (BWMS) has received USCG type approval. 11 Aug 2017 - The Motorship