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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Ecochlor completes all land-based and shipboard testing for USCG Type Approval

Ecochlor, Inc. is pleased to announce the completion of all land-based and shipboard testing at the Golden Bear Facility (GBF) in preparation for submission of the application for USCG Type Approval. The system was verified in all three salinities, 5 test cycles each during land-based testing, and also in 5 shipboard test cycles, for a […]

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Novoship Selects Ecochlor® BWTS for Installation on 4 Tankers

SCF Novoship Technical Management  has selected the Ecochlor® Ballast Water Treatment System to be retrofitted on three Aframax Oil Tankers and one Product Carrier. All of these retrofits are to be carried out in 2016.  As part of the SCF Group, SCF Novoship Technical Management is committed to the principles of sustainable development, giving priority […]

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Ecochlor Selects Drew Marine for Global Resupply and Service Support

Ecochlor, Inc. has signed a collaboration agreement with Drew Marine to assist them in providing logistics support for the resupply of their BWTS precursor chemicals at selected ports and harbors around the world. In addition, Drew Marine will provide chemical storage at designated ports, delivery of the precursor chemicals, and technical support to ships fitted […]

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