Many modern ships now equipped with ballast water treatment system to filter and treat ballast water as per IMO regulations. Learn about the different ballast water treatment technologies and methods that are used in these ballast water treatment plants.
To simplify the requirement of the control of ballast water problem, ballast water management plan was introduced which was to be used and implemented on board sailing vessels entering international waters.
ERMA FIRST has published detailed research comparing the effectiveness of its full-flow electro-chlorination technology versus ultra-violet technologies as well as side-stream ballast water systems and systems without filters.
Ballast water management plan is implemented on board ships to reduce the harmful effects of ballast water. Find out everything you ever wanted to know about ballast water exchange and ballast water management plan.
The shipping industry has come a long way as far as advancement in technologies to build greener ships is concerned. We bring to you thirteen technologies that can help to build a greener and eco-friendly ship.
ABS published its updated Best Practices for Operation of BWMS Report, offering fresh insight on best practices to overcome key challenges with selecting, installing and operating a BWM system.
Lloyd’s Maritime Academy, the experts in life-long learning for maritime professionals, has launched its first ever, in-depth online course focusing on the Ballast Water Management Convention.
Ballasting and de-ballasting is a process by which sea water is taken in and thrown out of the ship’s dedicated ballast tanks in order to ensure the stability of the ship.
A key international measure for environmental protection that aims to stop the spread of potentially invasive aquatic species in ships’ ballast water enters into force today (8 September 2017).
The aim of this initiative is to ensure all ships comply with BWM convention requirements, which has been ratified by Saudi Arabia and will become internationally enforced by 8 September 2017.