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    Ecochlor Updates USCG Type Approval

    April 18, 2018

    In recent days the USCG Marine Safety Center has started to include more details about pending applications on its list of type-approved ballast water treatment systems (BWTS). Stakeholders have called for added transparency on these initial applications and any amendments to the approval thereafter. Ecochlor supports the USCG for their efforts to address this issue. […]

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    sVGP Compliance Difficulties Continue for the Workboat Sector

    April 10, 2018

    The Maritime Transportation Act of 2014 included an exemption for all incidental discharges from commercial vessels less than 79 feet – with the exception of ballast water – from having to obtain an sVGP until Dec. 18, 2017. The exemption was not extended. Given this long delay, and similar delays with implementation of USCG BWT […]

  • Ecochlor News

    Visit Ecochlor’s Exhibition Stand #29 at CMAShipping 2018

    March 9, 2018

    Join us at #CMASHIPPING2018 @Ecochlor Exhibition Booth #29 and on Tuesday, March 13th workshop on a Unique #BWMS Retrofit. Contact kathie.clark@ecochlor.com to RSVP

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    Ecochlor Signs Agent Agreement with Pontus Nordic Oy for Scandinavia and Northern European Region

    January 24, 2018 Ecochlor Inc., a worldwide leader in the manufacturing of ballast water treatment systems (BWTS), has signed an agent agreement with Pontus Nordic Oy in Turku, Finland. Mauri Monnonen, CEO of the company will provide the Ecochlor team with local representation to help expand existing client relationships in Scandinavia and Northern Europe, as well as provide […]
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    USCG Maritime Commons Series on Ballast Water 

    December 7, 2017

    On 27 November 2017, Rear Admiral John Nadeau began a new five-part series to provide information and updates regarding the USCG’s ballast water program.  The series is posted on the Coast Guard Maritime Commons blog, and presents various aspects relating to the USCG’s shift in focus from implementation of the ballast water regulations to compliance and enforcement. […]

  • Ecochlor News

    Tanker Shipping & Trade Conference Announces Ecochlor To Speak

    November 10, 2017

    Tanker Shipping & Trade has chosen Ecochlor’s Technical Director, Mike Hasson to speak on, Case Study: What Every Tanker Operator Should Know Ahead of a BWMS Retrofit at their upcoming conference November 14-15, 2017 in London, UK. Mr. Hasson has managed 19 tanker ballast water treatment retrofit installations over the past 18 months and will […]

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    Ecochlor Receives DNV GL Type Approval on behalf of Norway

    November 7, 2017

    Ecochlor and DNV GL announced today DNV GL Type Approval on behalf of Norway of the Ecochlor Ballast Water Treatment System (BWTS). In addition to serving as Ecochlor’s Independent Laboratory for US Coast Guard (USCG) Type Approval, DNV GL simultaneously evaluated and approved the Ecochlor System under DNV GL rules and the BWM Convention. Martin […]

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    Ecochlor CEO OP/ED on “Avoiding BWMS Compliance Risks”

    October 18, 2017

    Reprinted from MarineLink. Lately, I have been reading reports regarding the United States Coast Guard’s (USCG) escalating enforcement of ballast water discharge violations. In the first case, the USCG initiated a civil penalty proceeding against a bulk carrier for discharging ballast water in Washington State without using a USCG Type Approved Ballast Water Management System […]

  • Ecochlor News

    Ecochlor speaks before Greek Shipowners Regarding USCG Type Approval

    October 10, 2017

    In an recent event October 4, 2017 at the Yacht Club of Greece, Tom Perlich welcomed shipowners to celebrate Ecochlor’s certification of USCG Type Approval before an interview with NAFSGreenTV. Watch the interview here.

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    Ecochlor BWTS Ranked #8 in Fastest-Growing Manufacturing Company by Inc. 500|5000

    September 19, 2017

    Ecochlor® BWTS was recognized by Inc. 500|5000 as one of the fastest-growing manufacturing companies in the United States. The Inc. 500 award, representing the top 10% of the 5000 companies chosen, was presented to Ecochlor with a ranking of #8 in the United States for manufacturing, #16 in Best Massachusetts companies and overall placement of […]

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