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News BWC and ERMA FIRST Agree to Collaborate

BWC and ERMA FIRST have agreed a collaboration which will increase the Ballast Water Management options available to the shipping industry.

Ballast Water Containers CEO, Richard Lawson commented: “We were delighted to be contacted by ERMA FIRST and after working closely with their technical team over the past 3 months we are now extremely pleased to be able to offer a containerised version of the ERMA FIRST FIT system. A ship owner can now reduce yard installation time and achieve a better control of their budget by ordering a pre-fabricated, pre-installed BWC ERMA FIRST container or deckhouse.”

Konstantinos Stampedakis, Managing Director at ERMA FIRST S.A., stated, “We are very eager to start our cooperation with Ballast Water Containers and we are proud to have such a well established company as a part of our team. Our aim has always been to satisfy our customers offering them innovative, high quality systems and services. In this sense, we believe that this containerised version of our system will facilitate our clients as well as the installation process.”

ERMA FIRST provides innovative Ballast Water Treatment Systems according to the latest legislation and has a prestigious reference list comprised of ship-owners and shipyards worldwide. ERMA FIRST BWTS FIT is an advanced modular system suitable for newbuild vessels or retrofits and holds USCG Type Approval, Final Approval by IMO and Class Type Approval.

About BWC
BWC Ltd, based in Glasgow, Scotland, has pioneered ballast water management compliance for the shipping industry by developing mobile containerised BWT systems that are suitable for retrofit, sharing or as port-based solutions; offering unparalleled choice to the shipping and barge industries.

For more information about BWC, please visit the company’s website here.