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BIMCO ACTS TO CUT PLASTIC POLLUTION

BIMCO ACTS TO CUT PLASTIC POLLUTION

According to BIMCO, even if plastics on board ships are sorted, managed, and discharged to shore in a proper way, mismanagement of waste on land means it can still reach the ocean. With up to 1.75bn plastic bottles a year being used on board ships, BIMCO believes...

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GREEN CRUISE SHIP OPTS FOR BIO-SEA BWTS

GREEN CRUISE SHIP OPTS FOR BIO-SEA BWTS

The 'MSC World Europa', first in a series of four next generation cruiseships to join the MSC Cruises’ fleet, has been delivered with a ballast water treatment system (BWTS) from the Bio-Sea by Bio-UV Group stable. As befitting one of the most environmentally...

RWO SUPPLIES NEW WASTE TREATMENT SYSTEMS FOR CELEBRITY SHIPS

RWO SUPPLIES NEW WASTE TREATMENT SYSTEMS FOR CELEBRITY SHIPS

Water management system company RWO has successfully completed two installations of its next generation advanced water treatment system (AWTS) - the CleanSewage Membrane Reactor (CS-MBR) for Celebrity Cruises. The sewage treatment plant on the Celebrity Solstice-class...

USCG APPROVAL FOR LANGH BWMS

USCG APPROVAL FOR LANGH BWMS

Langh Tech's one-way ballast water management system (BWMS) has become the first UV-based system to receive US Coast Guard type approval for one-way treatment. Four months after successfully completing IMO type approval, the Finnish marine technology manufacturer...

LARGE BWTS ORDER FROM YACHT BUILDER

LARGE BWTS ORDER FROM YACHT BUILDER

French UV water treatment company Bio-UV Group has signed a major supply deal with luxury yacht builder Baglietto for several Bio-Sea ballast water treatment systems (BWTS) for newbuild projects. The agreement, which builds on the success of Baglietto’s Bio-Sea...

FRESHWATER GENERATOR USES LESS WASTE HEAT FOR EFFICIENCY GAINS

FRESHWATER GENERATOR USES LESS WASTE HEAT FOR EFFICIENCY GAINS

A two-stage freshwater generator will soon join the Alfa Laval Aqua Blue family, which is said to, compared with single-stage units, produce twice as much fresh water for a certain amount of waste heat – or the same amount of fresh water using around half the waste...

OILY WATER SEPARATOR SOLVES SPACE PROBLEMS

OILY WATER SEPARATOR SOLVES SPACE PROBLEMS

Water management solution supplier RWO has unveiled its latest oily water separator (OWS), the OWS-PT, a new ‘pressure type’ OWS which has been specifically developed for large vessels, including VLCC/ULCC and VLOC/ULOC types. Its compact and flexible design is a...

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BIO-SEA BWTS FOR LNG-FUELLED EXPEDITION CRUISESHIPS

BIO-SEA BWTS FOR LNG-FUELLED EXPEDITION CRUISESHIPS

Chantiers de l’Atlantique has contracted the French Bio-UV group to supply Bio-Sea ballast water treatment systems (BWTS) for a pair of LNG-fuelled so-called 'super cruisers' being constructed for luxury hotel group Ritz Carlton, a Marriott International brand. When...

ECOCHLOR INTRODUCES CONTAINERISED OFFSHORE BWMS

ECOCHLOR INTRODUCES CONTAINERISED OFFSHORE BWMS

Ecochlor is launching a containerised version of its EcoOne filterless ballast water management system (BWMS), which the company says is aimed at Semi-Submersible Rigs, Jack-Up Rigs, Drillships, FPSOs, FSRUs and other vessels with infrequent ballasting operations at...

BWTS SALE HELPS FUND FUEL CELL DEVELOPMENT

BWTS SALE HELPS FUND FUEL CELL DEVELOPMENT

Norwegian company Teco2030 has received a further order worth about NOK 910,000 for a Teco2030 Ballast Water Treatment System (BWTS) from CMI Ship Management, to be installed on cruise vessel 'Ocean Diamond'. The Bio-Sea BWTS is the sixth such system ordered by CMI...

BWTS TO BE SUPPLIED FOR COMPACT CRUISE VESSEL

BWTS TO BE SUPPLIED FOR COMPACT CRUISE VESSEL

French UV-C water treatment specialist Bio-UV Group has received an order to supply a low-flow Bio-Sea L-Series ballast water treatment system (BWTS) for retrofit installation to 1268gt expedition cruise vessel 'Quest'. The 49m long, 60-passenger capacity vessel is...

UK BWMS REGULATIONS COME INTO FORCE

UK BWMS REGULATIONS COME INTO FORCE

Following the UK's accession earlier in 2022 to the IMO International Convention for the Control and Management of Ships' Ballast Water and Sediments (Ballast Water Convention), the UK domestic regulations for ballast water meanagemnt have entered into force on 29...

BIOGAS FROM CARGO SHIP WASTEWATER

BIOGAS FROM CARGO SHIP WASTEWATER

According to industry collective Sea-LNG, there are around 2,000 cargo ships with an estimated 25,000 seafarers sailing on the Baltic Sea at any given time, generating grey water and sewage that can be legally discharged into the Baltic Sea.  Sea-LNG member Gasum has...

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