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    Ecochlor® BWTS Awarded Vessel Contract for Liberty Fleet

    December 14, 2015

    Shipping-Liberty-Maritime-CorporationThe Ecochlor® Ballast Water Treatment System (BWTS) has been selected for installation onboard the fleet of vessels managed by Liberty Maritime Corporation (Liberty).

    Liberty’s quality management programs recognize the need for eco-friendly solutions in the global marketplace and they continually strive to meet and exceed all environmental standards set forth by the IMO, the U.S. government and all local jurisdictions in which they operate. Their commitment to the environment and its protection is a cornerstone of their management philosophy.

    Tom Perlich, Ecochlor President and Founder commented: “We look forward to a long collaboration with Liberty and to satisfying their fleet’s ballast water treatment needs.  We are pleased that Liberty has decided to install our BWTS and that they understood the importance of securing a System that is positioned to receive USCG Type Approval in 2016.”

    About Ecochlor

    Ecochlor, Inc. provides shipowners with cost effective, environmentally safe ballast water treatment solutions that comply with all enacted and proposed standards and regulations. The Ecochlor® BWTS uses a two-step process to treat ballast water – filtration followed by disinfection with the well-known biocide, chlorine dioxide. The system’s effectiveness is not impaired by variations in salinity, temperature, turbidity, organics, and vibration, which can impact other treatment options. Furthermore, the small size, low power, and low maintenance characteristics of the Ecochlor system make it ideally suited for installation on the world’s largest ships. For more information on the Ecochlor® BWTS, visit the company website at www.ecochlor.com.

    About Liberty Maritime Corporation

    Liberty Maritime Corporation is a New York-based commercial shipping company which operates 9 U.S. and foreign flag vessels. Since its inception in 1988, the American and international community has looked to Liberty for its unrelenting commitment to quality, innovation and reliable service. Liberty’s vessels provide efficient and dependable international ocean transportation services at competitive rates for humanitarian cargo; U.S. government and military cargo; and, commercial cargo. Protecting the environment, their mariners and clients is the cornerstone of their management philosophy.