Ballast Water Treatment News


Techcross Opens Training Center in Greece

Mar 28, 2024

Techcross recently opened the doors for its new training center in Athens, Greece, its 7th training center opened globally in major shipping hubs that offers training on actual equipment.An opening ceremony for the Greece training center, designated as a hub for training in Europe region, was held recently at the newly relocated ARGO NAVIS building. The ceremony was attended by nine representatives…

Bio-Sea Ballast Water Treatment for Siem Car Carrier Trio

Apr 30, 2024

BIO-UV Group has received an order from SIEM Ship Management to supply its BIO-SEA Ballast Water Treatment Systems for a trio of SIEM-managed car carriers. The order, for retrofit installation to the Siem Copernicus, Siem Curie and Siem Socrates…

Aiming for Zero Waste Discharge to Sea

Jan 23, 2024

Advanced water treatment systems are just the start of the cruise industry’s circular waste processing ambitions.Advanced wastewater treatment systems (AWTS) were revolutionary in their day. Indeed, they still are today, but with 77% of the CLIA fleet (202 ships) already using them…

Techcross’ BWMS Get LR Cyber Security Certificate

Nov 23, 2022

Techcross’ ballast water management systems have received Lloyd's Register's Cyber Security Capability certification.The company said that the two models that received the certificate are ECS, direct electrolysis and HYCHLOR, indirect electrolysis…

BWMS Webinar May 17: Inside the InTank Solution

May 10, 2022

In a webinar on Tuesday, May 17, 2022, Giles Candy will present the advantages for ship owners and shipbuilders with the Scienco InTank Ballast Water Treatment System.The Scienco InTank BWTS treats and neutralizes ballast water in the ballast tanks during the voyage…

Optimarin Logs Record Revenue in '21

Feb 15, 2022

Optimarin announced record revenue in 2021 on strong sales of its ballast water treatment system (BWTS).The Norwegian supplier's annual turnover exceeded $34 million for the first time ever following a 20% increase in the number of systems sold versus 2020…

Ballast Water Management: Techcross Reports Record Start to 2022

Jan 27, 2022

Despite the prolonged COVID-19, Techcross reports that it has kicked off the new year with a new record in amount of order, FAT and shipments in January 2022.As of the third week of January, Techcross sold Ballast Water Management Systems (BWMS) for 81 ships…

Marshall Takes the Helm as CEO of Ecochlor

Oct 22, 2021

Ecochlor’s Board of Directors (BOD) has appointed Andrew Marshall as its Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective immediately, replacing Steve Candito.In making the announcement Ecochlor said that Candito will continue to support the company…

Ecochlor Submits Filterless and Hybrid BWMS for USCG Type Approval

Sep 20, 2021

Ecochlor filed an application for the EcoOne Filterless and EcoOne Hybrid ballast water management systems (BWMS) with the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) for Type Approval. “This application is an amendment to Ecochlor’s existing BWMS Type Approval…

Ecochlor’s Filterless EcoOne & EcoOne Hybrid BWMS Get IMO Type Approval

Sep 14, 2021

Ecochlor received IMO BWMS Code Type Approval for its EcoOne and EcoOne Hybrid BWMSs from the Norwegian Maritime Authority. This certification is an amendment to Ecochlor’s existing BWMS Type Approval and is in accordance with the recent and more stringent standards set by IMO Resolution MEPC…

Q&A: Inside the Scienco InTank Ballast Water Treatment System

Aug 06, 2021

Rudy Mes and Giles Candy of Scienco/FAST discuss advantages for ship owners and shipbuilders with the Scienco InTank Ballast Water Treatment System.How doest the InTank system stand out?Rudy Mes We found that most vessels have issues (when)…

Erma First Acquires one TANK LLC, "World's Smallest BWTS"

Jul 26, 2021

Ballast water equipment maker Erma First expands its portfolio and brings 'the world’s smallest' ballast water treatment system to the international market through its acquisition of US firm oneTANK LLC.oneTANK, a subsidiary of Glosten, developed a small scale innovative…

Ecochlor Expands in Southeast Asia

Mar 15, 2021

U.S.-based ballast water treatment sysems manufacturer Ecochlor has appointed Zen Hong Oh as Regional Service Manager for Southeast Asia.Oh has more than 11 years of involvement in the maritime industry both in shipbuilding and in project management of vessel repairs and retrofits…

Bawat's BWTS Being Offered for Portside Applications

Feb 10, 2021

Pittsburgh, Pa.-based venture builder Green Swan Partners said it has teamed up with Bawat to deploy the Danish firm’s ballast water treatment technology in portside applications.The two companies have formed joint venture Ballast Technology Services (BTS)…

SOCP Releases Ballast Water Management Systems User Guide

Jan 06, 2021

BWMS User Guide lays out path to compliance over lifetime of installationThe Ship Operations Cooperative Program (SOCP) has released the Ballast Water Management Systems (BWMS) User Guide. Developed by Glosten in cooperation with the SOCP Members…

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