Lack of Automation Rules a Major Challenge

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Wasaline's Managing Director speaks on the concept of the automated ship.

Ballast Water Is no Longer a Bottleneck

The times are gone that a green mindset is just for the idealistic ones among us. Those with a good business sense ...

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Optimarin Ballast System First In Line for USCG Approval

The United States Coast Guard (USCG) has confirmed that Norwegian ballast water treatment (BWT) specialist ...

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IMO: BWM Convention Not Ready for Entry into Force

The Ballast Water Management (BWM) convention has not met its final entry-into-force requirement yet, ...

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US Court Orders EPA to Rewrite Ballast Water Rulebook

The U.S. Court of Appeals’ 2nd Circuit has ordered the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to rewrite rules ...

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IMO Launches Study on D-2 Implementation

IMO Launches Study on D-2 Implementation

The IMO has launched a Study on the implementation of the ballast water performance standard described in ...

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ICS Changes Stance on Ballast Water Convention

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) said it has modified its stance towards the ratification by governments ...

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IMO Comes to Grips with Ballast Water Convention Issues

The IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) adopted measures to help accelerate the entry into ...

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Hyde Marine Strikes BWTS Partnerships

Hyde Marine Strikes BWTS Partnerships

Hyde Marine, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Calgon Carbon Corporation, has established two partnership ...

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New BWTS Model from ERMA FIRST

ERMA FIRST makes the next step in ballast water treatment systems introducing ERMA FIRST BWTS FIT for the first ...

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Damen to Unveil InvaSave Ballast Water Treatment

Damen Shipyards Group is set to unveil a pioneering new mobile ballast water treatment (BWT) unit at the Posidonia ...

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Goltens Inks Global Distribution Agreement with Bactest

Goltens Green Technologies, independent ballast water treatment service provider, has signed an exclusive global ...

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Shipping Industry Worried about BWM Convention Implementation

The global shipping industry, represented by the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), BIMCO, Intercargo, ...

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IMO’s MEPC Adopts Amendments to MARPOL Convention

The Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) met for its ...

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Hyde Marine Launches New Webinar Series

Hyde Marine is launching a multi-part Webinar Series for ship owners and operators that will focus on compliance ...

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Condor Opts for Wartsila’s AQUARIUS READY

Two Ro-Ro ferries owned by UK based Condor Ferries are to be retrofitted with Wartsila’s new AQUARIUS READY ballast ...

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BSH Grants Type Approval for SeaCURE Ballast Water System

The Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency of Germany (Bundesamt für Seeschifffahrt und Hydrographie – BSH) ...

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BIMCO Announces Step-by-Step Guidance Series to Ballast ...

BIMCO have announced plans to release a guidance series that will navigate shipowners through ballast water ...

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Shipowners Face Costly New Regime over Ballast Water ...

Shipowners will soon be obliged to address new and expensive regulations to deal with ballast water. The Ballast ...

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IMO Resolutions on Ballast Water Management and Climate ...

Two IMO resolutions on ballast water management and climate were finalised at the meeting, where the NOx ...

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UK: MEPC Approves Wartsila’s AQUARIUS EC Ballast Water ...

MEPC Approves Wartsila’s AQUARIUS EC Ballast Water Management System

Wärtsilä’s AQUARIUS® EC ballast water management system (BWMS) has been granted BASIC Approval by the International ...

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UK: IMO Urges Decisive Action on Ballast Water and ...

UK - IMO Urges Decisive Action on Ballast Water and Costa Concordia Accident

IMO Secretary-General Koji Sekimizu has called on governments and the shipping industry to take prompt and decisive ...

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