Ecochlor is pleased to announce the complete harmonization of USCG Type Approval to their IMO Type Approval for their line of Ecochlor® Ballast Water Treatment Systems.

During Ecochlor’s USCG Type Approval amendment process, minor updates and improvements were made to aspects such as documentation, available filter models, and control system software.  Once the USCG Type Approval amendment was complete, Ecochlor worked with DNV GL as the Recognized Organization for the Norwegian Maritime Authority to harmonize all aspects of the USCG approved system with the existing IMO Type Approval.  One important update was the inclusion of additional FilterSafe models to the approved equipment list, such as FilterSafe’s highest throughput SuperTurbo (ST) filter.  This update increases the design and installation options for ship owners.

The Ecochlor® BWTS has been evaluated through various international and domestic regulatory processes that verify treatment efficacy, environmental acceptability, safety to human health, and safety to ships. For more information on Ecochlor’s regulatory approvals go to