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Ballast Water Exchange Area Designation in the North Sea

The International Maritime Organisation (IMO) has published the BWM.2/Circ 56, dated 13th July 2015 basis  communication received from the Government of the Netherlands, regarding the designation of areas for ballast water exchange in the North Sea in accordance with regulation B-4.2 of the BWM Convention by Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Norway, the Netherlands, Sweden and the United Kingdom. 205 more words

BW Treatment System Manufacturers List by USCG

USCG’s Marine Safety Center has posted a list of manufacturer’s who submitted a Letter of Intent, or LOI, to pursue type approval for their ballast water management treatment system. 192 more words

Report shows ballast water regulations working to rid Great Lakes of invasive species

Government regulations that prevent international ships from dumping their ballast water into North American waterways are helping to keep zebra mussels and other invasive species out of the Great Lakes, according to an annual report by the Great Lakes Seaway Ballast Water Working Group. 320 more words


Arc Aroma Pure - An excellent cleantech investment opportunity? (Update 1, February 13, 2015)


Arc Aroma Pure develops a system, which has the potential to substantially improve efficiency of biogas production and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Through the optimization of biogas production, more energy can be extracted from the organic material. 5,695 more words

Published Investment Calls

Global ballast water treatment market to reach nearly $8.5 billion by 2018

Shipping is used to move more than 80% of the world’s commodities and transfers three to five billion metric tons of ballast water every year. Ballast water is essential to the safe and efficient operation of shipping, but also poses serious ecological, economic and health threats due to the inadvertent transfer of invasive aquatic species. 222 more words

Membrane And Separation Technology

Sampling and Analysis of Ballast Water in the Context of PSC

The underlying principle of Port State Control procedures is that sampling and analysis of ballast water treated onboard a vessel will not be more stringent than what is currently required for the scope of type approval. 787 more words


Ballast Water Treatment Systems Selection and Use

If someone wonders why to install a Ballast Water Treatment System, the answer is that it has to do with legislation; one comes from IMO and the other one from USCG. 695 more words