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2014-03-10 16:21:13

LONDON, ON, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Trojan Technologies today announced that the Trojan Marinex Ballast Water Treatment (BWT) product suite has obtained International Maritime Organization (IMO) Type Approval from Det Norske Veritas (DNV) on behalf of the Norwegian Maritime Directorate. "We are the largest UV company in the world, and are committed to providing pioneering water treatment technologies that meet the highest standards and help protect and preserve our...

2014-01-22 16:21:37

LONDON, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:Global Ballast Water Treatment Systems Market Progressive Events Towards IMO Ratification will Unify Market Structure and Augment Market ProspectsThis research service on the global ballast water treatment systems market highlights the market trends, drivers and restraints, competitive dynamics, addressable market size, and forecasts for this market until 2023. Having a base year of...

2014-01-07 04:20:06

OTTAWA, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - The Canadian Shipowners Association (CSA) has formally sought a legal review in the United States of the implementation dates found in the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Vessel General Permit (VGP). The VGP imposes requirements that are currently impossible, making this review critical to ensuring fairness and predictability for CSA's members' operations in the U.S. waters of the Great Lakes; a vital link in the continental supply chain....

2013-12-24 23:02:07

Ensure you can meet all relevant ballast water deadlines and corporate targets cost-effectively. Woodland Hills, CA (PRWEB) December 24, 2013 Infocast, the leading business intelligence and networking events producer in the water management industry, has announced its inaugural Ballast Water Management Summit, scheduled for February 25 – 27, 2014 in Long Beach, CA. New regulations for ship ballast water management are being implemented by the US Coast Guard within the year that are...

2013-12-19 04:20:05

OTTAWA, Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - On December 19, 2013 the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will implement its new Vessel General Permit (VGP), which will demand a technical solution that is currently unavailable to the marine industry. Unfortunately, there is little flexibility in the VGP to accommodate this delay, leaving ship owners with an impossible requirement. This untenable situation could lead to significant impacts for Canadian ship owners if left...

2013-12-05 04:20:07

Europe will dominate the market, opportunities for manufacturers in North America and good performances for companies in Asia-Pacific LONDON, Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- An estimated 60,000 shipping vessels account for about 90 percent of the global economic trade. These ships require ballast water to maintain balance and stability. The ballast water taken onboard at the port of embarking consists of a variety of biological organisms, that can be harmful to new environments. In fact, when...

2013-11-20 23:20:36

The global market for ballast water treatment equipment was valued at nearly $1.4 billion in 2012 and is expected to reach $2.1 billion in 2013. BCC Research projects the market to grow to $8.5 billion by 2018, and register a five-year compound annual growth rate of 32.9% from 2013 to 2018. Wellesley, Mass. (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 According to a new technical market research report, Ballast Water Treatment: Technologies and Global Markets from BCC Research (http://www.bccresearch.com),...

Hitchhiking species invading arctic
2013-11-04 13:17:18

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online An international team of researchers has calculated the risk of bringing in a new species to Arctic waters for the first time. According to the new survey, up to one-third of the 155 ships that entered the ports of Svalbard, Norway in 2011 came from a place that will one day have an environmental match with Svalbard. The researchers say this scenario will increase the risk that harmful species brought to foreign waters could establish...

2013-10-24 12:20:43

OTTAWA, Oct. 24, 2013 /CNW/ - A report released today by the Canadian Shipowners Association (CSA) has found that American regulations to require the installation of ballast water treatment equipment on Canadian domestic vessels beginning in 2014 will cost the Canadian economy 1.1 billion dollars over the next five years. Further complicating this situation is the reality that ship owners cannot comply with the regulations at this time, as the appropriate technology does not...

2013-09-24 08:21:13

Ballast water from shipping vessels is a primary method of introducing foreign species to different countries throughout the world. Driven by international regulations, the market for ballast water treatment systems is predicted to grow to $34 billion over the course of the decade. ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Capital Corp Merchant Banking, a U.S.-based boutique merchant banking group, has been working on this environmentally friendly project with its client and this...