ballast water management

Minimized holding time gives Alfa Laval PureBallast 3 the advantage in United States waters

Until now, vessels with UV-based ballast water treatment systems have had to wait inconveniently long before deballasting in United States waters. Electrochlorination has offered shorter holding times, but not without the use of chemicals. Thanks to an updated U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) type approval, Alfa Laval PureBallast 3 now combines chemical-free operation with a minimal wait. Read More

Ecochlor opens new ballast water system factory

US-based Ecochlor reports the opening of a new factory in North Haven, CT for production of the chlorine dioxide generator for its ballast water management system (BWMS) in order to meet to what it calls “a significant upsurge in orders”.

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