MSC Cruises selects BIO-SEA as BWT supplier
The Montpellier-based ultraviolet water treatment company BIO-UV Group has signed a contract to supply its BIO-SEA ballast water treatment (BWT) system for installation aboard two MSC Cruises’ Worldclass cruiseships currently under construction at the Chantiers de l’Atlantique shipyard at St. Nazaire, France.
The order represents the fifth and sixth BIO-SEA BWT systems ordered by MSC Cruises, the world’s largest privately-owned cruiseship operator, and includes an option for an additional two Worldclass vessels.
The first two Worldclass vessels, scheduled for delivery in 2022 and 2024, will each be fitted out with one BIO-SEA B02-0300 skid-mounted unit capable of treating ballast water flows of 300m3/h. The BIO-SEA skids will also feature an embedded power management cabinet for ease of operation.
Similar units will be supplied for installation to two new Meraviglia-class vessels, of which the most recent, MSC Bellissima, has just been delivered. In total four Meraviglia-class cruiseships operate the BIO-SEA system.
The RCCL-brand Celebrity Cruises has also selected BIO-SEA as a supplier of BWT systems. A 250m3/h flow rate capacity BIO-SEA unit has been selected for an additional three Edge-class vessels, also building at Chantiers de l’Atlantique. One unit is already in service aboard Celebrity Edge.
LATEST PRESS RELEASES
Chevron Marine Lubricants to put Global Sulphur Cap and cylinder oil lubrication in the spotlight at Nor-Shipping 2019
Chevron Marine Lubricants will use this edition of the Nor-Shipping international maritime trade sho... Read more
DESMI Ocean Guard wins Frame Agreement for Supply of Ballast Water Management Systems for the Existing Fleet of French Company Sea Tankers
Aalborg, DK, May 7, 2019 – DESMI Ocean Guard A/S is pleased to announce that Sea Tankers have select... Read more
Vickers Oils has opened its 1,700 square metre state-of-the-art R&D laboratory, as well refurbishing... Read more
Gloryholder has been awarded the contract to design and supply the LNG cargo handling and fuel gas s... Read more
DESMI Ocean Guard’s CompactClean Ballast Water Management System Receives US Coast Guard Type Approval
Aalborg, DK, April 17, 2019– DESMI Ocean Guard A/S is pleased to announce that its CompactClean Ball... Read more