Category: Ecochlor News

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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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    Important USCG Update

    August 14, 2017

    USCG – Important update on Ecochlor BWMS type approval certificate The US Coast Guard issued a bulletin updating the Ecochlor ballast water management system (BWMS) type approval certificate. (8/11/17) Check out the update here.

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    Ecochlor BWTS is the Only USCG Type Approved System for High Flow Rate Tanker Installations

    August 11, 2017

    Ecochlor is the only supplier of BWT systems that utilizes the patented chlorine dioxide (ClO2) treatment technology for ballast water which does not require treatment or neutralization on discharge. The system’s efficacy is not impaired by variations in salinity, temperature, turbidity, organics, or vibration. The low power consumption and small footprint makes it ideally suited […]

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    Ecochlor BWTS Receives USCG Type Approval

    August 10, 2017

    USCG Type Approval of Ecochlor’s unique, patented treatment technology now offers an alternative to UV and Electrochlorination. No treatment on discharge or neutralization is required with the Ecochlor® BWTS. Ecochlor is pleased to announce that its patented BWTS has received USCG Type Approval. The Ecochlor® BWTS uses a two-step treatment process that includes filtration and treatment […]

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    Charlie Miller retires as CEO of Ecochlor; Steve Candito named as Successor

    August 8, 2017

    Ecochlor, Inc. announced that Charlie Miller has retired as CEO with Steve Candito named as his successor. Steve started his new role on August 8, 2017 with Charlie to assist during the transition. Tom Perlich, Ecochlor Founder and President, said, “Charlie has been instrumental in Ecochlor’s growth over the last 15 years. During his tenure, […]

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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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