The Latest Guidance as USCG Shifts from Granting Extensions to Compliance and Enforcement

If you haven’t seen the latest Ballast Water Treatment Report with Maritime TV, Ecochlor’s CEO, Steve Candito provides an interpretation of the latest U.S. Coast Guard guidance as the agency shifts from granting extensions to implementing compliance and enforcement regarding the installation and operation of Ballast Water Treatment Systems. Steve offers special insight into what […]

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BWT Report: Intertanko’s Tim Wilkins Discusses Contingency Measures for Tankers

In this 7th program in Maritime TV’s Ballast Water Treatment Report Series, Ecochlor CEO Steve Candito is joined at the Intertanko Annual Meeting in Rome, Italy by Tim Wilkins, Environmental Director at Intertanko to discuss the experience-building phase for Ballast Water Management and the challenges that shipowners are having with the operation of their systems. […]

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Angelicoussis Shipping Group Selects the Ecochlor BWTS for Retrofit in 36 Vessels

Maran Tankers Management is the Oil Tanker Shipping unit and Anangel Maritime Services is the Dry Bulk Carrier Shipping unit of Angelicoussis Shipping Group Limited.   USA-based ballast water treatment system (BWTS) manufacturer, Ecochlor, Inc. announced today the completion of a contract to retrofit 36 vessels, including Suezmaxes, Aframaxes, VLCCs, Minicapes and Capes for Angelicoussis […]

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Minerva Marine Selects Ecochlor BWTS for up to 30 Vessels

Ecochlor, Inc. is pleased to announce that it has signed an agreement with Minerva Marine, Inc. (Minerva) for the potential supply of BWT Systems for up to 30 vessels under its management for installations in accordance to the IMO and USCG implementation plan. The Ecochlor technology was selected for retrofit in Minerva’s managed bulkers and […]

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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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