USCG Boston Sector training on Ecochlor BWTS

On Friday, March 4, 2016 Katie Weaver, Ecochlor Technical Sales Manager, offered an “all hands” training session on the Ecochlor BWTS USCG Type Approval experience for the USCG Sector Boston which included active duty and auxiliary personnel from the Prevention Division. A second session that day included a 20-minute presentation covering a case study put together after the recent retrofit installation of […]

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BWTS: The clock is ticking . . . What are the concerns of the shipowners?

Reprint from NAFSgreen World Shipping News, July Issue 2015 Eight page cover story on Ecochlor. Highlights include: Interview with Tom Perlich- BWTS: The clock is ticking . . . What are the concerns of the shipowners? Ecochlor general description Corporate profile and history USCG Type Approval testing Case Study: M/V Green Bay Car Carrier 500 […]

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Only 17 BWMS manufacturers indicate intent to submit for USCG Type Approval

“There are 54 BWMS approved under the IMO regime, but worryingly only 17 manufacturers have indicated an intent to submit their system for USCG approval testing… the low rate of application raises serious concerns over confidence in the operational capability of equipment that is already being sold, the Round Table (RT) of International Shipping Organisations said.”  World Maritime […]

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