Baby Steps Key for Autonomous Ecosystem

autonomous shipping

Riku-Pekka Hägg explains what is needed to create an autonomous ecosystem.

Wärtsilä Submits Aquarius UV BWMS for USCG Type Approval

Wärtsilä has submitted its Aquarius UV BWMS for USCG Type Approval. 

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ClassNK: Existing Ships Should Install BWMS Early On

ClassNK

Installation of BWMS for many of ClassNK ships are highly concentrated in the year 2022.

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Peter Döhle Schiffahrts Opts for Erma First's BWMS

ballast water

Peter Döhle Schiffahrts-KG has signed an agreement with ERMA FIRST S.A. for BWTS retrofits.

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Wärtsilä's BWMS Tested for USCG Compliance

Aquarius UV

Wärtsilä reached a milestone as its Aquarius UV BWMS completed testing requirements for USCG type approval compliance.

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SHI, BIO-UV Get USCG Type Approvals for BWTS

USCG MSC has issued ballast water management system (BWMS) type approval certificates to South Korean Samsung Heavy ...

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Hyundai Heavy Seeks USCG BWMS Type Approval

USCG MSC has received its fifteenth application for type approval for a ballast water management system.

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South Korean Firm Seeks USCG BWMS Type Approval

The US Coast Guard Marine Safety Center (MSC) has received its eighth application for Ballast Water Management ...

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ABS: 43 Pct of Installed BWMS Considered 'Problematic'

57 percent of ballast water management (BWM) systems installed on vessels were being operated, while the rest were ...

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USCG Issues Updated BWMS Approval to Sunrui

The United States Coast Guard (USCG) Marine Safety Center has issued an updated type approval certificate to ...

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USCG Grants BWM System Approval to Chinese Firm

China’s Sunrui Marine Environment Engineering has received a Ballast Water Management System (BWMS) type ...

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Wärtsilä Teams Up with Shipyards on BWMS Retrofitting

Finnish engineering company Wärtsilä has started working with a number of major shipyards in an effort to ease the ...

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CMA CGM Selects Wärtsilä's BWMS for New Boxships

French shipping major CMA CGM has selected Wärtsilä Ballast Water Management Systems (BWMS) for its four new 3,300 ...

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Liberia Proposes More Time for Shipowners to Adjust to BWMS

The Liberian Maritime Administration is to introduce a proposal to the meeting of the IMO Marine Environmental ...

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Maersk Tankers, Wärtsilä Sign EC BWMS Order

Maersk Tankers, the tanker operating arm of the Danish shipping conglomerate Maersk, has ordered Wärtsilä’s Electro ...

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Pacific Basin Orders BWMS Retrofitting for 20 Ships

Hong Kong-based bulk shipping company Pacific Basin Shipping Limited has established a Ballast Water Management ...

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Korean Register Expands Its BWMS Testing Facilities

The Korean Register of Shipping (KR), a member of the International Association of Classification Societies (IACS), ...

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USCG Denies Appeals from BWMS Manufacturers

Four ballast water treatment system manufacturers have received the final agency action from the United States ...

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USCG’s BWMS Type Approval Hits Another Hurdle

The United States Coast Guard (USCG) has declined the use of the most probable number (MPN) method for evaluating ...

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Wärtsilä and COSCO Sign BWMS License Deal

Wärtsilä and COSCO Sign BWMS License Deal

Finnish engineering company Wärtsilä has signed a manufacturing license agreement to provide China’s COSCO ...

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MSC and Alfa Laval Go Exclusive

MSC and Alfa Laval Go Exclusive

The second largest container line, the Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC), has chosen Swedish engineering company ...

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IMO Should Not Jump the Gun on Ballast Water Convention

IMO Should Not Jump the Gun on Ballast Water Convention

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) should not ratify the Ballast Water Management Convention if there is ...

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