ballast water treatment

Monday, January 2, 2023
Cruise Ships

Australia Port Entry To Fouled Cruise Ship

by John Konrad (gCaptain) What should have been a dream holiday for passengers, a holiday cruise through the glittering blue waters from Auckland to Sydney has

January 2, 2023
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Sunday, October 16, 2022

Is Ballast Water Management Working?

By 2008, the US and Canada mandated that all transoceanic vessels entering the Great Lakes manage ballast water discharges to prevent the spread of invasive

October 16, 2022
Total Views: 3056

Monday, April 8, 2019
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Maritime News

Microbes in Ballast Water Can Show Where a Ship Came From

A rapid scan of the environmental DNA in ballast water can show whether ships are following rules meant to prevent the spread of invasive species and disease.

April 8, 2019
Total Views: 22

Monday, June 19, 2017
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ICS Urges IMO to Finalize Ballast Water Implementation Dates

The global shipping industry is urging the International Maritime Organization (IMO) to back a proposal to push back the implementation dates for installing

June 19, 2017
Total Views: 9

Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Maritime News

Shipping On Right Course for the Ballast Water Management Convention

By Peter Hinchliffe, Secretary General, International Chamber of Shipping The Ballast Water Management Convention (the Convention), aimed at establishing

March 14, 2017
Total Views: 40

Friday, December 2, 2016

U.S. Coast Guard Issues First Ballast Water Management System Type-Approval Certificate

The U.S. Coast Guard Marine Safety Center today issued the first U.S.C.G. Ballast Water Management System Type Approval Certificate to Norwegian

December 2, 2016
Total Views: 46

Friday, September 16, 2016
Maritime News

Showing Shipowners the Way on Ballast Water

With entry into force of the IMO Ballast Water Convention now set for September 2017, owners have been calling on a Finnish naval architecture and marine

September 16, 2016
Total Views: 90

Friday, September 9, 2016
Maritime News

‘Landmark’ Ballast Water Management Regulations Set to Enter Into Force

Long-awaited international regulations meant to combat the spread of potentially invasive aquatic species in ships’ ballast are set to enter into force

September 9, 2016
Total Views: 28

Monday, October 5, 2015
Maritime News

U.S. Court Orders EPA to Rewrite Ballast Water Discharge Rules

  By Jonathan Stempel NEW YORK, Oct 5 (Reuters) – A federal appeals court in New York ordered the government to rewrite its rules regulating the

October 5, 2015
Total Views: 6

Friday, April 24, 2015
Maritime News

Ballast Water Treatment Spending Set to ‘Explode’

Investments in ballast water treatment are set to surge on the ratification of global environmental legislation that would help regulate vessels’ water

April 24, 2015
Total Views: 21

Monday, March 16, 2015
Maritime News

IMO-BBC Short Film: Invaders from the Sea

The International Maritime Organization partnered with renowned BBC Wildvision to produce this short film, titled Invaders from the Sea, offering unique

March 16, 2015
Total Views: 144

Monday, December 22, 2014
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IMO Secretary Meets with ICS to Discuss Ballast Water Management Convention

This morning, IMO Secretary-General Koji Sekimizu met with the chairman of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), Mr. Masamichi Morooka, to discuss the

December 22, 2014
Total Views: 17

Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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Maritime News

New Suez Canal May Speed Invasion of Species Into Mediterranean

HERZLIYA, Israel, Nov 26 (Reuters) – Some surprising traffic passes through the Suez Canal each day. Beneath the decks of the giant cargo ships that flow

November 26, 2014
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Tuesday, October 14, 2014
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Turkey Ratifies Ballast Water Management Convention

The world is a step closer today to tackling one of the most serious threats to the ocean environment, the spread of invasive organisms via the ballast water

October 14, 2014
Total Views: 44

Thursday, October 9, 2014
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Pasteurizing Ballast Water?

“Nobody thought it was possible,” commented Kim Diederichsen, CEO of BAWAT AS, a Danish company that it releasing to the shipping industry the

October 9, 2014
Total Views: 111

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

GEA Westfalia Separator BallastMaster ultraV Awarded USCG AMS certificate

Via GEA Westfalia PRESS RELEASE – The BallastMaster ultraV developed by GEA Westfalia Separator for ballast water treatment has been awarded the

December 11, 2013
Total Views: 24

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Press Releases

ERMA FIRST BWTS Receives AMS Acceptance Letter from USCG

ERMA FIRST S.A. is one of the very few companies in the world to have received an Alternate Management System (AMS) Acceptance letter from U.S.Coast Guard for

December 11, 2013
Total Views: 47

Thursday, November 21, 2013
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Engineering News

Ballast Water Treatment Costs Could Promote Accelerated Ship Scrapping

Ship owners have been facing an environment of increasing operating costs. Rising fuel prices, low sulfur fuel requirements, port fees and special surveys are

November 21, 2013
Total Views: 948

Monday, November 4, 2013
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Engineering News

Wärtsilä: Retrofiting Emissions Scrubbers or Ballast Water Treatment Systems is Feasible

The following is an informational bulletin from gCaptain sponsor Wärtsilä Upcoming environmental regulations will affect existing vessels, and as a

November 4, 2013
Total Views: 22

Thursday, August 1, 2013
UK P&I Club

Ballast Water Convention | UK P&I Club Highlights Key Issues

In the wake of the forthcoming legislation on ballast water, the UK P&I club has published an updated report highlighting a number of key issues that need

August 1, 2013
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