Category: Ecochlor News

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    Ecochlor President: Tom Perlich Interview on BWTS Installations

    July 14, 2017

    Following the BWM Convention’s entry into force on September 8, it is estimated that tens of thousands of ships will be required to install ballast treatment systems. World Maritime News wanted to learn more about the installation process and spoke with Tom Perlich, President and Founder of Ecochlor. US-based Ecochlor, Inc. was founded in 2001 with the […]

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    Minerva Marine Selects Ecochlor BWTS for up to 30 Vessels

    April 17, 2017

    Ecochlor, Inc. is pleased to announce that it has signed an agreement with Minerva Marine, Inc. (Minerva) for the potential supply of BWT Systems for up to 30 vessels under its management for installations in accordance to the IMO and USCG implementation plan. The Ecochlor technology was selected for retrofit in Minerva’s managed bulkers and […]

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    Ecochlor Submits USCG Type Approval Application

    March 31, 2017

    Ecochlor is pleased to announce it has filed an application with the USCG for Type Approval for their Ballast Water Treatment System (BWTS). Due to a far more stringent set of guidelines, type approval has only been granted to three other BWT Systems worldwide, none of which offer Ecochlor’s unique, patented ClO2 technology. Upon USCG […]

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    Ramping up for BWM Installation

    March 10, 2017

    Tom Perlich, president and founder of Ecochlor explains, “Shipowners should be aware of the complexity of a retrofit beyond choosing a treatment system,” he explains. “They need to allow time not only for shipyards for the installation, but also for engineering services with firms that are experienced in BWT installations, as well as for design […]

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    After the sale: OPEX of an Ecochlor BWTS

    January 31, 2017

    The sale and installation of an Ecochlor ballast water treatment system (BWTS) begins a relationship that will last for the life of the vessel. Ecochlor will maintain continuous interaction with the vessel in order to coordinate the re-supply of chemicals that will be schedule approximately every six months. Shipowners have stated that this frequent review […]

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    Ecochlor Appoints Chip Herzog as new CFO

    January 9, 2017

    Ecochlor, Inc., a global provider in maritime ballast water treatment, announced that Chip Herzog has joined the company’s leadership team as Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Herzog, a seasoned financial executive, brings with him 30 years of business experience in financial and operations management, and accounting.  As a financial professional, he has focused on partnering with […]

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    Tanker’s ice-class sets challenges for BWMS installation

    December 16, 2016

    For tankers operating in cold regions, the complexities of installing a ballast water management system (BWMS) are magnified by the need for it to operate in freezing cold and to satisfy IMO’s Polar Code. Delegates to Tanker Shipping & Trade’s annual conference iheard how these complexities were tackled in the installation of an Ecochlor system […]

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    Ecochlor Retrofit Installations Completed in Croatia and Turkey

    September 13, 2016

    Ecochlor, Inc. is pleased to announce the completion of three retrofit installations for SCF Novoship Technical Management, a subsidiary of one of the largest shipping companies in Russia. The Ecochlor Technical Services Team, along with engineering firm Argo Navis Marine Consulting & Engineering, Ltd., were onsite at dry dock in Croatia to install the ballast […]

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    Ecochlor completes all testing for USCG Type Approval

    September 8, 2016

    Ecochlor, Inc. is pleased to announce the completion of all environmental testing of the Ecochlor® Ballast Water Treatment System (BWTS) in support of USCG Type Approval and expects to submit an application to the USCG within the next month. Environmental testing was performed at Retlif Testing Laboratories in Ronkonkoma, NY.  “The Retlif team was excited […]

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    Ecochlor Receives IMO Type Approval from Russia

    June 21, 2016

    Ecochlor, Inc. receives IMO Type Approval from the Russian Maritime Register of Shipping for the company’s full line of ballast water treatment systems.

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