Year: 2016

  • Ecochlor News

    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 […]

  • Ecochlor News

    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 […]

  • Ecochlor News

    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 […]

  • In the News Posts

    BWM Convention to enter force in 2017

    September 8, 2016
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    Finland to ratify BWMC by mid-September

    August 29, 2016
  • In the News Posts

    Panama will ratify BWMC ‘within months’

    August 25, 2016
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    USCG Denies MPN Appeals

    July 14, 2016

    The US Coast Guard (USCG) has denied appeals to allow the ‘most probable number’ method of sampling in type approval testing for ballast water management systems.

  • In the News Posts

    Major Developments at Ecochlor

    July 8, 2016

    Tom Perlich, founder and president of Ecochlor, and Katie Weaver, Technical Sales Manager speak about highlights of the past year.

  • Ecochlor News

    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.

  • Ecochlor News

    Ecochlor President Speaks at BWT Summit at Posidonia

    June 9, 2016

    Tom Perlich, President of Ecochlor presented, Ecochlor Case Study: The Path to USCG Type Approval at the BWT Summit hosted by Newsfront/Naftiliaki under the auspices of Greece’s Marine Technical Managers Association (MARTECMA). The summit focused on updates and news in ballast water treatment, one of the hottest issues currently in the maritime marketplace.

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