Posts Tagged ‘Ballast Water Management’

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 03-Jul-2019 INCORPORATION OF CONTINGENCY MEASURES INTO BALLAST WATER MANAGEMENT PLAN Singapore TRAFFIC SUSPENSION FOR YACHT RACE Bosphorus, Turkey PILOT SERVICES SUSPENDED FOR SEARCH & RESCUE OPERATION Lake Charles, United States Incorporation of contingency measures into Ballast...
July 3rd, 2019 | Canals, Health and Safety, Inland Waterways, Maritime Accidents, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Wärtsilä Aquarius UV Ballast Water Management System set for USCG Type Approval

Wärtsilä Aquarius UV Ballast Water Management System set for USCG Type Approval
The Wärtsilä Aquarius UV Ballast Water Management System. Wärtsilä Corporation,  1 November 2018 at 10 am EET – The technology group Wärtsilä’s Aquarius UV Ballast Water Management System (BWMS) has successfully completed all the required testing procedures, and has now been submitted...
November 1st, 2018 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Regulatory, Technology | Read More

DUWEL Group to support SEACURE® system sales

DUWEL Group to support SEACURE®  system sales
“We work with companies with high environmental credentials,” says Roger Duwel Evoqua Water Technologies has signed a sales agency agreement with Duwel Group to market its SeaCURE® ballast water management system for countries in Northern Europe. Roger Duwel, Duwel Group’s founding Managing...
May 2nd, 2017 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Technical, Technology | Read More

2016 GREEN4SEA Conference & Awards

2016 GREEN4SEA Conference & Awards
A full house at the Evgenidion Foundation’s auditorium The 2016 GREEN4SEA Conference & Awards ,  a PRO BONO event, successfully concluded on Wednesday 6th  of April 2016 in Eugenides Foundation Athens attracting 950 delegates from 20 countries representing a total of 400 organizations. Six...
April 7th, 2016 | Associations, Awards, Bunkering, Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oil Spill, Pollution, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology | Read More

Ballast water management experts gather for R&D forum

Ballast water management experts gather for R&D forum
16/03/2016  – Experts at the forefront of research and development in relation to preventing of the spread of potentially harmful species in ballast water have gathered in Montreal, Canada for a key international forum under the banner “Ballast Water Management Convention – moving towards...
March 16th, 2016 | Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
         23-Feb-2016 NEW BALLAST WATER MANAGEMENT REPORTING FORM USA New Ballast Water Management Reporting form Tuesday, February 23, 2016, USA As of 22 February 2016, ships making call at ports and places in the United States must report their ballasting activities...
February 23rd, 2016 | Ports & Terminals | Read More

IMO : Ballast water manual progressing at Sub-Committee

IMO : Ballast water manual progressing at Sub-Committee
The meeting was opened by IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim (on the right) and is being chaired by Mr Sveinung Oftedal (Norway) on the left. 15/02/2016  – The current draft of the “Ballast Water Management – How to do it” manual is on the table at the Sub-Committee on Pollution Prevention...
February 15th, 2016 | Environment, News, Shipmanagement | Read More

IMO: criteria for entry into force of BWM Convention not yet reached

IMO: criteria for entry into force of BWM Convention not yet reached
Forty-seven countries have now ratified the convention, substantially more than the 30 required, but their combined fleets comprise, at most, 34.56 per cent of global tonnage, with 35 per cent required for entry into force. Criteria for entry into force of BWM Convention not yet reached – further...
January 15th, 2016 | Environment, IMO, Organisations, Pollution, Regulatory | Read More

BIO-SEA/BIO-UV on the way to USCG Approval

BIO-SEA/BIO-UV on the way to USCG Approval
BIO-UV/BIO-SEA company, with more than 15 years of experience in the UV water treatment (drinking water, waste water, industrial processes, …), masters perfectly the design of UV reactors to ensure to the requested performance according to the technical environment (sea water, wastewater treatment...
January 14th, 2016 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Ship Efficiency Weekly – The Essential News

Ship Efficiency Weekly – The Essential News
In The News: ClassNK Drives Environmental & Efficiency Management with BIMCO Wärtsilä Engine Breaks Efficiency World Record Bore Successfully Tests Flettner Rotor Wind Power Tech Thordon Receive Order For 20 Seawater Lubricated Bearings Systems Nor-Shipping Recognises...
June 7th, 2015 | Associations, Press and Media, Reports | Read More

BIO-UV reinforces its Partner service

BIO-UV reinforces its Partner service
BIO-SEA organized in november 2014 a technical seminar (maintenance and commissionning) on its ballast water treatment systems, in its production factory of Lunel, France. Worldwide partners from the Netherlands, Germany, Greece, Italy, Spain, Singapour, China, Korea, Chili, Cyprus and USA attended...
December 16th, 2014 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Education and Training, Pollution, Technical, Technology | Read More

Wärtsilä wins biggest ever single owner order for Ballast Water Management Systems

Wärtsilä wins biggest ever single owner order for Ballast Water Management Systems
  44 Wärtsilä AQUARIUS UV Ballast Water Management Systems will be installed on 22 bulk carriers being built for Pioneer Marine, Singapore. Wärtsilä Corporation,  11 September 2014 at 2:15 pm EET – A total of 22 bulk carriers, being built by Yangzhou Guoyu Shipbuilding Co. Ltd in China...
September 11th, 2014 | Associations, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Moore Stephens emphasises high cost to shipping of environmental regulatory compliance

Moore Stephens emphasises high cost to shipping of environmental regulatory compliance
Michael Simms International accountant and shipping adviser Moore Stephens says that finding enough money to remain compliant with environmental regulation is going to be a challenge for shipowners and operators over the next few years. Moore Stephens shipping partner Michael Simms says, “The Ballast...
April 25th, 2014 | Accountancy, Environment, News, Pollution, Regulatory | Read More

Ballast Water Conference

Ballast Water Conference
BALLAST WATER CONFERENCE – BREAKING NEWS FROM IMarEST! Dr. Richard Everett of the US Coast Guard (USCG) will join Kathy Metcalf of the Chamber of Shipping of America and Consultant Jon Stewart, President of Int’l Maritime Technology Consultants, in an expert discussion of the US Ballast Water...
March 13th, 2014 | Environment, IMarEST, Oceanology, Pollution, Technology | Read More

IMarEST Ballast Water conference…

IMarEST Ballast Water conference…
Andreas Chrysostomou IMarEST BALLAST WATER CONFERENCE: LOOKING BEYOND RATIFICATION, DEALING WITH THE REMAINING CHALLENGES With full ratification of the Ballast Water Management (BWM) Convention imminent, the timing of the 3rd IMarEST Ballast Water Technology Conference is ideal, for it takes place in...
February 24th, 2014 | Environment, IMarEST, Pollution | Read More

ICS board prepares for important IMO meeting

ICS board prepares for important IMO meeting
Masamichi Morooka The Board of Directors of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), representing national shipowners’ associations from 35 nations and over 80% of the world merchant fleet, met in London recently. IMO Ballast Water Management Convention – ICS Still has Serious Concerns about...
February 11th, 2014 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Environment, IMO, International Chamber of Shipping, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Pollution | Read More

Wärtsilä AQUARIUS®EC Ballast Water Management System granted Type Approval

Wärtsilä AQUARIUS®EC Ballast Water Management System granted Type Approval
Image of Wärtsilä AQUARIUS®EC Ballast Water Management System Wärtsilä Corporation, December 2013 at 10 am EET – Wärtsilä, the marine industry’s leading provider of innovative products, solutions and services, has today announced that itsWärtsilä AQUARIUS®EC (Electro-Chlorination)...
December 16th, 2013 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Shipowners face expensive new regime over ballast water management

Shipowners face expensive new regime over ballast water management
Shipowners face expensive new regime over ballast water management Jacqueline Tan Shipowners will soon be obliged to address new and expensive regulations to deal with ballast water. The Ballast Water Management Convention 2004 will require them to understand compliance standards, develop a ballast water...
July 29th, 2013 | Environment, News, P and I Clubs, Pollution, Shipmanagement | Read More

Industry View: Bev Mackenzie on Halting the Invasion of Aquatic Organisms in Ship’s Ballast

Industry View: Bev Mackenzie on Halting the Invasion of Aquatic Organisms in Ship’s Ballast
It has long been recognised that ballast water represents the primary vector for the introduction of invasive aquatic organisms into waterways and coastal ecosystems. Invasive species threaten not just the balance of the ecosystems themselves but may also degrade coastal and inland fisheries, through...
May 24th, 2013 | Comment, Environment, IMarEST, Oceanology | Read More