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  • 10 April 2013

    ERMA FIRST Engineering Solutions S.A. has successfully concluded the installation of its Ballast Water Management System “Erma First” in two containerships being built at Zhejiang Ouhua Shipbuilding for Greek owner Evalend Shipping Co. S.A. The agreement for the installations was signed in 2012 with ERMA FIRST who was awarded the contract against seven competitors. ERMA […]

  • 11 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    ERMA FIRST S.A., the Piraeus based Ballast Water Treatment Vendor, was honored with the Technical Achievement Award from Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards 2013. The glamorous 10th Anniversary of LLOYD’S List Greek Shipping Awards 2013, which hosted over thousand distinguished guests from the shipping industry, was held in Athenaeum Intercontinental. This distinction is a milestone […]

  • 20 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    ERMA FIRST BWTS strikes with success at the Competition “Greece Innovates!’’ in the category of Applied Research & Innovation 2013. All the efforts, the scientific research and investment of ERMA FIRST S.A. to its brilliant research team were awarded with an honorary distinction in a glamorous ceremony on Tuesday 17th of September in Athens in […]

  • 23 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    ERMA FIRST S.A. one of the leading companies for Ballast Water Treatment, is amongst the very few companies that have already received the acceptance letter from USCG. ERMA FIRST BWTS received its AMS Acceptance letter on October 11th. The ERMA FIRST BWTS is a unique and innovative system designed and manufactured using profound technology and […]

  • 10 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Rules & Regulation

    Peter Döhle Schiffahrts-KG has signed an agreement with ERMA FIRST S.A. for BWTS retrofits.

  • 10 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    ERMA FIRST ESK Engineering Solutions S.A. has successfully concluded the installation of its Ballast Water Management System “Erma First” in two containerships being built at Zhejiang Ouhua Shipbuilding for Greek owner Evalend Shipping Co. S.A. The agreement for the installations was signed in 2012 with ERMA FIRST who was awarded the contract against seven competitors. […]

  • 3 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    ERMA FIRST makes the next step in ballast water treatment systems introducing ERMA FIRST BWTS FIT for the first time, at Posidonia Exhibition 2014. The new model from ERMA FIRST serves the bigger ballast pump capacities without disclosing it though from smaller flow rates where the installation of ERMA FIRST BWTS is not feasible. ERMA […]

  • 11 December 2013

    ERMA FIRST S.A., the Piraeus based Ballast Water Treatment Vendor, was honored with the Technical Achievement Award from Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards 2013. The glamorous 10th Anniversary of LLOYD’S List Greek Shipping Awards 2013, which hosted over thousand distinguished guests from the shipping industry, was held in Athenaeum Intercontinental. The hydrocyclonic method that ERMA […]

  • 18 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Erma First has acquired a controlling interest in Metis Cyberspace Technology.

  • 30 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    ERMA FIRST BWTS manufactured by ERMA FIRST ESK Engineering Solutions S.A, has received Class Type Approval according to Lloyd’s Register Type Approval System, 2002. This certificate along with Type Approval obtained by the Greek Administration last May makes the system accepted both for its mechanical design and biological efficacy. The Class Type Approved ERMA FIRST […]

  • 20 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Rules & Regulation

    Greece-based manufacturer of ballast water treatment systems (BWTS) Erma First has received the United States Coast Guard (USCG) Type Approval for its full flow electrolysis BWTS. On October 18, the company became the first full flow electrolysis BWTS vendor worldwide that received the USCG approval, for which it filed an application in April 2017. The system […]

  • 19 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Rules & Regulation

    Greece-based manufacturer of ballast water treatment systems (BWTS) Erma First has filed an application with the United States Coast Guard (USCG) for Type Approval for its full flow electrolysis BWTS. Erma First FIT BWTS has been already approved by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) and several classes, according to the company. The system was successfully tested […]

  • 31 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Rules & Regulation

    Oldendorff Carriers has teamed up with Erma First to make its ships compliant with ballast water management convention.

  • 16 March 2012
    Business & Finance

    The IMO Marine Environment Protection Committee, having considered the recommendations contained in the GESAMP reports of MEPC 63/2/11, granted FINAL APPROVAL to ERMA FIRST Ballast Water Treatment system, during the latest IMO MEPC 63 meeting, which took place from the 27th February till the 2nd of March 2012. After years of intensive Research and Development, […]

  • 9 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Rules & Regulation

    Monaco-based dry bulk shipping company Safe Bulkers has agreed with Erma First, a Greece based company, to install a Ballast Water Treatment System (BWTS) across its fleet of 38 vessels. The first installation of Erma First BWTS is expected to take place during the company’s next dry-docking scheduled for the first quarter of 2018. The installation […]

  • 17 May 2012

    Erma First recently revealed that its Ballast Water Treatment System (BWTS) manufactured by Erma First ESK Engineering Solutions S.A, has received Type Approval according to IMO resolution MEPC.174(58) from the Greek Administration. After years of R&D, with rigorous testing performed under strict criteria imposed by reputable European Institutes, such as NIOZ (The Royal Netherland Institute […]

  • 16 March 2012

    The IMO Marine Environment Protection Committee, having considered the recommendations contained in the GESAMP reports of MEPC 63/2/11, granted FINAL APPROVAL to ERMA FIRST Ballast Water Treatment system, during the latest IMO MEPC 63 meeting, which took place from the 27th February till the 2nd of March 2012. After years of intensive Research and Development, […]

  • 21 February 2014

    Greek-based ERMA FIRST ESK Engineering Solutions S.A., a provider of innovative marine and shipbuilding solutions, including the ERMA FIRST BallastWater Treatment System, released a summary of ballast water management procedures in Canada and the Arctic. The Canadian Ballast Water Program A vessel manages ballast water if it discharges it at a reception facility, retains it […]

  • 10 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Among a number of 26 different discharges incidental to the normal operation of commercial vessels regulated by the Vessel General Permit (VGP), treated ballast water becomes a key element of compliance for ship operators trading in US waters. The National Pollution Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) has been established in the context of the Clean Water […]

  • 6 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Rules & Regulation

    The US Coast Guard Marine Safety Center (MSC) has received its eighth application for Ballast Water Management System (BWMS) type approval. The application was submitted by South Korea-based BWMS manufacturer Techcross for the Electro-Cleen System on October 31. As explained, the MSC will review the application for compliance with US Coast Guard regulations in 46 CFR 162.060. […]

  • 11 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Rules & Regulation

    Safe Bulkers has agreed a detailed schedule for the installation of scrubbers in about half of its fleet.

  • 8 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    New business opportunities in the ballast water treatment sector should be more robust than ever in anticipation of the ratification of the BWT Convention which is expected to come into force before the end of 2016. However, according to BWT specialists exhibiting at this year’s Posidonia Exhibition that may not necessarily be the case as […]