Damen Shipyards Group has unveiled a Ballast Water Pre Filtration Barge (BWPF) to assist vessels in complying with the IMO’s Ballast Water Management Convention.
Amendments to an international treaty aimed at preventing the spread of potentially invasive species in ships’ ballast water entered into force on 13 October 2019.
Chelsea Technologies’ FastBallast portable ballast water analyser has been chosen by the FPS following a thorough evaluation of portable ballast water tools available on the market.
The device, jointly developed by MOL Engineering Co., Ltd. and SATAKE, saves workload in preparing samples of ballast water prior to testing for the presence of marine organisms.
Wärtsilä’s Aquarius UV Ballast Water Management System (BWMS) has been granted US Coastguard (USCG) Type Approval.
BIO-UV Group has completed successfully the testing of an enhanced BIO-SEA ballast water treatment system designed to reduce further the time in which treated water has to be held onboard prior to discharge overboard.