This section includes practical advice on shipping’s battle against invasive species as well as news and updates. We recommend reading about how the systems work, what technologies are available, practical considerations, an overview of the regulation and the type approval process.


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US ballast approval for Erma First

Greece-based ESK Engineering has become the sixth ballast water treatment maker to achieve US type approval. Following a detailed review …

Ballast buy outs

Norway’s IMS Group has come to the rescue of OceanSaver the ballast water treatment system maker that filed for bankruptcy …