In the May issue of Maritime Reporter, ABS’ Senior Principal Engineer, Willam Burroughs’ article, Global Ballast Water Treatment – Trending Toward Compliance summarizes a recently released ABS report identifying “pathways to the successful operation of ballast water treatment systems, as well as the complex challenges that lay ahead for owners who seek compliance with new emerging regulations.” This report took feedback from more than 60 shipowners regarding BWM best practices and concerns.

With reliability of BWMS a growing concern among shipowners, Ecochlor’s VP of Operations Pete Thompson addresses specific steps that the engineering department has taken to ensure the Ecochlor BWMS would hold up to their strict durability and endurance standards.

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