Tanker’s ice-class sets challenges for BWMS installation

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 […]

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Ecochlor Retrofit Installations Completed in Croatia and Turkey

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 […]

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Ecochlor completes all testing for USCG Type Approval

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 […]

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USCG Denies MPN Appeals

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.

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Ecochlor President Speaks at BWT Summit at Posidonia

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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