First engine room BWMS retrofit for Techcross


Source: Techcross

Techcross, the South Korea-based ballast water management system supplier, has announced that a BWMS has been successfully retrofitted  in the engine room of a tanker. Techcross patented the ‘Engine Room Solution’ installation method for BWMS systems in 2016, but the installation represents the first reference for a retrofit installation.

The retrofit saw a ECS 1000B model installed on the 50,400 dwt tanker owned by Horizon Tankers, using Techcross’ Engine Room Solution. The retrofit installation case was carried out at a Chinese repair shipyard, in close collaboration with Techcross’ Greek engineering partner, Alpha Marine Consulting P.C.

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