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  • 24 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Alfa Laval: Shipowners should take at least nine months for the planning process prior to BWTS installation.

  • 10 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Ukraine has changed the ballast water regulations in its ports by cancelling control of segregated ballast.

  • 21 December 2018
    Rules & Regulation

    De Nora has received type-approval from the United States Coastguard for its BALPURE ballast water treatment system.

  • 22 March 2017

    Shipowners’ interest is being diverted away from the recycling market with secondhand vessel values rising, according to Clarksons.  This causes new tonnage in the market to generate firm competition between cash buyers. The number of Capesize bulk carriers sold for demolition in the year to date is down by around 66% compared to the same […]

  • 1 May 2020
    Equipment, Rules & Regulation, Technology

    Norwegian company Fjord Shipping has entered into a deal with German technology group GEA to equip one of its vessels with GEA BallastMaster marineX. The ship in question is a small oil and chemical tanker named Key South, built in 2010. The BallastMaster marineX is a product GEA made in partnership with Trojan Technologies from […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Rules & Regulation

    Norwegian-based ballast water treatment (BWT) specialist Optimarin has launched a leasing option within the BWT segment as a response to the growing need for more flexibility in financing solutions. The company said that the leasing option is the first of its kind in the segment and comes amid challenging market conditions shipowners and ship operators […]

  • 17 June 2019
    Rules & Regulation

    International ships flying ROK or Chinese flags set to benefit.

  • 21 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Rules & Regulation

    Damen’s external ballast water treatment system (BWTS) has received the International Maritime Organization (IMO) type approval.  Designed primarily for use in ports and harbors, the Damen InvaSave treats ballast water to the IMO D-2 standard for ballast water received from inbound ships. It can also deliver water treated to the same standard to outbound vessels. According […]

  • 8 July 2020
    Certification & Classification, Equipment

    Ballast water treatment specialist Optimarin has completed testing of its Optimarin Ballast System in accordance with the revised IMO G8 guidelines, the company said. Compliance with the IMO Resolution, which is otherwise known in shipping circles as the Revised G8, is important for ship owners globally. The revised guidelines from 2016 are applied on systems […]

  • 24 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Rules & Regulation

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

  • 1 July 2020

    The technology group Wärtsilä has obtained compliance with the revised G8 IMO guidelines from DNV GL for its Aquarius UV and Aquarius EC ballast water management systems (BWMS) on behalf of the Norwegian Maritime Authority. DNV-GL simultaneously awarded the system Type Approval status in accordance with their classification rules. The certifications were awarded to Wärtsilä in March and […]

  • 25 June 2020
    Authorities & Government, Equipment, Rules & Regulation

    Japanese chemical manufacturing company Kurray has won type approval from the US Coast Guard for its ballast water management system.  Kuraray MICROFADE II Ballast Water Treatment System consists of filtration with chemical injection treatment at uptake and neutralization during discharge. This approval covers six models with maximum treatment rated capacities between 250 m 3 /h and 2,000 […]

  • 5 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Rules & Regulation

    Envirocleanse LLC has received a type approval from the US Coast Guard for its inTankTM BWTS.

  • 18 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Rules & Regulation

    The Ballast Water Management (BWM) convention has not met its final entry-into-force requirement yet, the International Maritime Organization said. Together with partner IHS Maritime & Trade, IMO has been engaged in a process to verify tonnage figures to ascertain whether or not the BWM convention’s requirement has been met, and, although the process will continue for up to three more […]

  • 24 October 2016

    The times are gone that a green mindset is just for the idealistic ones among us. Those with a good business sense know that public demand and new regulations create opportunities for environmental friendly products. Take Damen. With their new portable ballast water treatment unit, they enter the market in the right moment. Every ship […]

  • 6 September 2017

    The shipping industry may collectively need to spend around USD 100 billion in order to install the new ballast water treatment systems that will be required by law in order to become compliant with the Ballast Water Management (BWM) Convention that will enter into force on September 8, 2017. Esben Poulsson, Chairman of the International Chamber […]

  • 18 December 2014

    The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) said it has modified its stance towards the ratification by governments of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Ballast Water Management Convention, which has still not yet entered into force having been adopted more than 10 years ago.  According to the new position,  ICS will no longer “discourage governments that […]

  • 11 September 2017
    Rules & Regulation

    The International Convention for the Control and Management of Ships’ Ballast Water and Sediments (BWM Convention) entered into force on September 8, 2017.  Adopted by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) in 2004, the measure for environmental protection that aims to stop the spread of potentially invasive aquatic species in ships’ ballast water requires vessels to manage […]

  • 1 June 2017

    The Ballast Water Management (BWM) Convention is scheduled to enter into force on September 8, 2017. However, a number of administrations have co-sponsored a proposal to the International Maritime Organization (IMO) that could delay the requirements for fitting ballast water treatment systems on existing vessels until 2019, North P&I Club informs.  During the IMO’s Marine Environment Protection […]

  • 21 April 2012

    Vast amounts of ballast water are transported over various continents. Ships require this water for stability and manoeuvrability. However, it can hold living and dead organisms unknown to the ecosystem it is or will be pumped into. These organisms can be harmful to the receiving ecosystem. Royal NIOZ on Texel, the Netherlands is part of […]

  • 26 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The manufacturers and stakeholders in the ballast water treatment equipment market have set up a unified association.