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  • 3 May 2013

    The Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries and Korean leading BWMS manufacturer TECHCROSS signed an agreement for technical development of next-generation ballast water management system on April 30. When the IMO’s International Convention for the Control and Management of Ships’ Ballast Water and Sediments, adopted in 2004, will take effective predicted to be in the end […]

  • 8 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    DFDS contracts DESMI Ocean Guard A/S to install ballast BWMSs on its existing fleet of vessels.

  • 8 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    USCG MSC has received its fifteenth application for type approval for a ballast water management system.

  • 28 September 2018

    Installation of BWMS for many of ClassNK ships are highly concentrated in the year 2022.

  • 22 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    USCG MSC has issued ballast water management system (BWMS) type approval certificates to South Korean Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) and French BIO-UV Group. 

  • 27 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Wärtsilä has received an order for its Ballast Water Management Systems (BWMS) from an undisclosed European shipping company for three container ships being built at the Jinhai Shipyard in China. Wärtsilä said it would deliver the BWMS equipment to the first vessel at the end of 2015, and for the other two ships during 2016. This […]

  • 25 April 2013

    OceanGuard TM Ballast Water Management System (BWMS), researched and developed by Qingdao Headway Technology Co., Ltd., successfully obtained the AMS (Alternative Management System) Certificate issued by USCG while Headway became the first BWMS manufacturer to win USCG Full-Scale AMS Certificate in China. It is known that there are more than 50 BWMS manufacturers all over […]

  • 3 August 2016

    The Korean Register of Shipping (KR), a member of the International Association of Classification Societies (IACS), has expanded its land-based test facilities for Ballast Water Management System (BWMS). “Manufacturers who have already secured BWMS type approval from their administrations or have developed new equipment and want to secure USCG type approval testing are currently facing […]

  • 13 March 2015

    The IMO has launched a Study on the implementation of the ballast water performance standard described in regulation D-2 of the BWM Convention. The Study will assess the implementation of the Guidelines for approval of ballast water management systems (G8) and related type approval processes, as well as the performance of approved ballast water management […]

  • 4 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    German shipowner Bernhard Schulte GmbH & Co. KG has hired Wärtsilä to retrofit its eleven container vessels with Wärtsilä Aquarius Ballast Water Management Systems (BWMS). Wärtsilä said that the contract was signed in July and that it is one of the largest single retrofit contracts thus far issued for BWMS solutions. The eleven vessels to be […]

  • 5 March 2014

    Wartsila AQUARIUS UV Ballast Water Management System (BWMS) has successfully completed verification testing for explosion proof (EX) requirements. The verification was handled through DEKRA, a Notified Body in Germany and a leading global provider of auditing and certification services, specialising in the fields of safety, environment and health. It now means that the AQUARIUS UV […]

  • 5 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    Wärtsilä said that its Wärtsilä AQUARIUS UV Ballast Water Management System (BWMS) has successfully completed verification testing for explosion proof (EX) requirements. The verification was handled through DEKRA, a Notified Body in Germany and a leading global provider of auditing and certification services, specialising in the fields of safety, environment and health. It now means […]

  • 1 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Finnish engineering company Wärtsilä has signed a manufacturing license agreement to provide China’s COSCO (Weihai) Shipbuilding Marine Technology Company Limited (WECOSCO) with access to technology and the rights to manufacture the Wärtsilä Aquarius Electro Chlorination (EC) Ballast Water Management System (BWMS). In return, Wärtsilä gains access to an additional manufacturing facility able to assist with supply […]

  • 4 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    German shipowner Bernhard Schulte GmbH & Co. KG has hired Wärtsilä to retrofit its eleven container vessels with Wärtsilä Aquarius Ballast Water Management Systems (BWMS). Wärtsilä said that the contract was signed in July and that it is one of the largest single retrofit contracts thus far issued for BWMS solutions. The eleven vessels to be […]

  • 6 August 2020
    Equipment, Rules & Regulation, Vessels

    Boston-headquartered provider of ballast water treatment (BWT) solutions Ecochlor has secured Type Approval from the Norwegian Maritime Authority (NMA) for the IMO BWMS Code revised 2016 G8 standards. The revised guidelines from 2016 are being applied on systems that started their type approval process from October 28, 2018, onwards, and all vessels installing a BWMS from […]

  • 3 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The International Maritime Organization (IMO) should not ratify the Ballast Water Management Convention if there is no realistic implementation schedule that recognises the timetable for US type-approved Ballast Water Management Systems (BWMS) to be available in sufficient quantities, international shipping organisations have warned. The Round Table (RT) of International Shipping Organisations (comprising BIMCO, the International Chamber […]

  • 24 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Rules & Regulation

    Wärtsilä secured 13 contracts for its Aquarius UV Ballast Water Management System in Q4, 2018.

  • 30 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    French shipping major CMA CGM has selected Wärtsilä Ballast Water Management Systems (BWMS) for its four new 3,300 TEU container vessels currently under construction. The BWMS system chosen for these vessels is a 500m3 per hour capacity Wärtsilä Aquarius UV system. It uses a simple two-stage process involving filtration and ultra-violet (UV) irradiation. The containerships are being […]

  • 13 September 2019
    Rules & Regulation

    This is Wärtsilä’s first BWMS retrofit contract in South Korea.

  • 11 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    A total of 22 bulk carriers, being built by Yangzhou Guoyu Shipbuilding Co. Ltd in China for Singapore based Pioneer Marine, will feature Wärtsilä Ballast Water Management Systems (BWMS). The Wärtsilä systems will enable the vessels to comply fully with the IMO’s ballast water convention. The contracts were finalised in August. Each of the 38,000 […]

  • 3 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    A series of eight new 33,000 DWT chemical tankers under construction in Asia will feature Wärtsilä Aquarius UV Ballast Water Management Systems (BWMS), certified for explosion proof (EX) requirements, the Finnish company says in a release. This means that the BWMS units can be installed in Zone 1 hazardous areas. It is an International Maritime […]

  • 21 December 2012

    Wartsila, the marine industry’s leading solutions and services provider, has announced that their Wartsila AQUARIUS® UV Ballast Water Management System (BWMS) has been granted Type Approval in accordance with requirements of the 2004 IMO Convention for the control and management of ships ballast water and sediments. This endorses Wärtsilä’s BWMS market entry and provides ship […]