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DNWT seeing strong demand for ballast water treatment retrofits

DNWT seeing strong demand for ballast water treatment retrofits
De Nora Water Technologies (DNWT) in China is seeing a growing demand for ballast water treatment system (BWTS) retrofits.

Exhibiting at Marintec China 2015 DNWT decided in 2013 for further development in the China market to make Shanghai and Suzhou the main hub for its BALPURE BWTS system.

The facility in Suzhou is currently build 28 BALPURE units for aframax, suezmax and MR tankers.

“To meet the increasing demands on ballast water treatment system of retrofits, especially for LNG Carriers, large tankers and Bulk Carries, DNWT will continuously make investment in Suzhou facility. It will well double the manufacturing and assembly capacity from current 80-100 to 200 BALPURE units annually,” DNWT said.

Following Marintec China 2015 given the high demand for retrofits DNWT is inviting service companies and shipyards for a two day training course and certification.