ec0140_comm_397For 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 on the 46,941 dwt Sovcomflot oil/chemical tanker NS Stream, which operates in temperatures as low as -30°C.

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