Ecochlor, Inc. receives Korean patent for its Chlorine Dioxide Ballast Water Treatment System for large ships.

Ecochlor, Inc. announced today that the company has been issued a patent in Korea for its Ecochlor Chlorine Dioxide Ballast Water Treatment System, developed over the last four years to remove unwanted organisms in ballast water. The patents disclose the apparatuses and methods of a ballast water treatment system that includes a control system and a ballast tank system whereby the control system controls the concentration of a biocide in the ballast tank system. The patents further cover the use of chlorine dioxide as the biocide for the treatment of ballast water.

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