In 2004, the IMO adopted a new “Convention for the Control and Management of Ship’s Ballast Water and Sediments”. The purpose of this new convention was to control the harmful effects of unwanted or invasive species being transported in ships’ ballast water. After a review of the different Ballast Water Treatment Systems (BWTS), Oldendorff Carriers…
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ERMA FIRST Signs Agreement with GenShipping for the Installation of BWTS

In the beginning of this year ERMA FIRST has successfully agreed with the only Slovenian shipping owner, GenShipping Corporation or Splosna Plovba D.O.O for installation of two ERMA FIRST BWTS FIT units of 800 m3/h to Supramax bulk carrier, Nova Gorica. The agreement was signed at the end of January and since, the project has…
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Retrofit Projects Keep Surging for ERMA FIRST BWTS

On the 19th of the October 2017, ERMA FIRST received the USCG Type Approval using a technology of forty microns (40 µm) filtration followed by full flow electrolysis Ballast Water Treatment System (BWTS). It was a great achievement and a very important milestone after nearly a decade in the ballast water industry. Responding to the…
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