Coldharbour Marine, which specialises in ballast water treatment systems (BWTS) for large vessels, says it is in negotiations for severval potential customers in the Greek market.

Finland’s Evac Group is acquiring shipping and offshore equipment manufacturer Cathelco as it bolsters its cleantech business.

Oldendorff Carriers has opted for Erma First's ballast water treatment system (BWTS) to meet the upcoming IMO Convention and US regulations.

Ballast Water Treatment System (BWTS) manufacturer Optimarin says its has seen a 50% surge in orders year-to-date as owners take action to comply with the International Maritime Organization's (IMO) Ballast Water Management Convention.

Shipping is definitely on its way out of the recession but there is still some way to go. This was one of Martin Stopford’s key messages as he spoke to journalists at a press conference in Hamburg on Friday, held in advance of this year’s record-breaking SMM event.

Alfa Laval has signed fleet agreements with Polsteam and Nova Ship Tech SA for the supply of PureBallast 3, the third generation of Alfa Laval’s ballast water treatment technology. Alfa Laval will provide dozens of Polsteam and Nova Ship Tech SA vessels with PureBallast 3 systems – the vast majority of which will handle large flows of more than 1000 m3/h.

Vincent Wee talks to International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) secretary-general Peter Hinchliffe and chairman Esben Poulsson about the complexities of achieving successful yet cost effective regulations for shipowners.

One of the largest Greek shipowners Angelicoussis Shipping Group Limited (ASGL) has opted for Ecochlor to retrofit 36 vessels with Ballast Water Treatment Systems (BWTS).

Alfa Laval has scored two fleet deals with Polsteam and Nova Ship Tech fitting its ballast water treatment asystem (BWTS) to over 90 vessels.

Norwegian ballast water treatment manufacturer Optimarin has installed more than 20 systems through its new ‘fast-track’ service launched last September. Company ceo Tore Andersen reveals that these sales, which command a small price premium, have come in addition to the growing number of standard installations as owners finally decide to make a move.

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