DFDS and DESMI Ocean Guard sign frame agreement for supply of CompactClean BWMS for DFDS fleet

DFDS and DESMI Ocean Guard sign frame agreement for supply of CompactClean BWMS for DFDS fleet

DESMI Ocean Guard A/S announced last week that DFDS has selected the CompactClean Ballast Water Management System (BWMS) for installation on its existing fleet of vessels. DFDS and DESMI Ocean Guard have signed a …
Apr 9, 2019 /  Curious
Wärtsilä’s dual technology offering provides full fleet coverage of Eletson’s BWMS requirements

Wärtsilä’s dual technology offering provides full fleet coverage of Eletson’s BWMS requirements

The technology group Wärtsilä’s dual technology option for Ballast Water Management Systems (BWMS) will enable Greece based operator Eletson Corporation to have its entire fleet retrofitted from a single …
Mar 11, 2019 /  Curious
Ecochlor Announces BWMS Retrofit Contract with Alaskan Tanker Company

Ecochlor Announces BWMS Retrofit Contract with Alaskan Tanker Company

Alaskan Tanker Company (ATC) will retrofit the Ecochlor®ballast water management system (BWMS) on board their fleet including three VLCC crude oil tankers and an option for one additional vessel. Each of these …
Feb 18, 2019 /  Vessels
Efficiency of Wärtsilä Ballast Water Management Systems validated by strong demand

Efficiency of Wärtsilä Ballast Water Management Systems validated by strong demand

The technology group Wärtsilä has recently been awarded a number of contracts to supply its Aquarius UV Ballast Water Management System (BWMS) to global shipping operators. The systems will enable the vessels …
Jan 23, 2019 /  Curious
USCG Marine Safety Center issues ballast water management system type approval certificate to Samsung Heavy Industries

USCG Marine Safety Center issues ballast water management system type approval certificate to Samsung Heavy Industries

The US Coast Guard Marine Safety Center issued the eighth U.S. Coast Guard Ballast Water Management System Type Approval Certificate to Samsung Heavy Industries Co., Ltd., after a detailed review of the …
Jun 21, 2018 /  Curious
Wärtsilä Aquarius EC Ballast Water Management System submitted for USCG Type Approval

Wärtsilä Aquarius EC Ballast Water Management System submitted for USCG Type Approval

The technology group Wärtsilä has submitted its Aquarius Electro-Chlorination (EC) Ballast Water Management System (BWMS) for US Coast Guard (USCG) Type Approval (TA) after successfully completing all the …
Mar 30, 2018 /  Curious
Wärtsilä Aquarius Ballast Water Management System retrofit service reduces installation risks and environmental impact of shipping

Wärtsilä Aquarius Ballast Water Management System retrofit service reduces installation risks and environmental impact of shipping

With the entry into force of the ballast water treatment regulation now less than 2 years away, Wärtsilä BWMS and scrubber retrofit engineering services are seeing a considerable increase in interest in their …
Feb 2, 2018 /  Curious
ICS: IMO Needs to Finalise Ballast Water Implementation Dates

ICS: IMO Needs to Finalise Ballast Water Implementation Dates

The global shipping industry – as represented by the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) – has urged its global regulator, the International Maritime Organization (IMO), to back a carefully crafted …
Jun 19, 2017 /  Curious
Export Credit Norway finances vessel retrofits

Export Credit Norway finances vessel retrofits

Following the IMO ratifications of the ballast water and exhaust gas treaties, Export Credit Norway offers financing to international vessel owners who purchase retrofit equipment from Norwegian suppliers. Export Credit …
May 25, 2017 /  Finance
Wärtsilä working with shipyards to ease retrofitting of Ballast Water Management systems

Wärtsilä working with shipyards to ease retrofitting of Ballast Water Management systems

The technology group Wärtsilä is in the process of signing agreements with a number of major shipyards, the latest being Keppel Shipyard Ltd (KSL) of Singapore. The agreements are intended to establish …
Apr 10, 2017 /  Curious