• 2017 July 13 16:28

    BIO-SEA offers maritime industry its small flow rate BWMS

    BIO-SEA by BIO-UV designs, manufactures and markets the BIO-SEA small flow rate ballast water treatment system which combines mechanical filtration and ultraviolet (UV) disinfection without any chemical treatment whatsoever. The BIO-SEA small flow rate range available from 15 to 90 m3/h is especially designed for the needs of vessels with small pump capacities such as yachts, navy support vessels, offshore support vessels (OSV), platform supply vessels (PSV), ocean-going research vessels (RV).
    The BIO-SEA's BWMS units feature the following characteristics:
    FLEXIBLE: adaptable to all types of technical configurations BIO-SEA is the only system to be as flexible and adaptable. It can be easily integrated to all types of retrofit or newbuilding vessels, thanks to several versions depending on technical needs :
    - skid version: fully mounted
    - split version: skid totally dismounted, delivered in wooden box and then easily reassembled onboard
    - modular version: loose components
    COMPACT: smallest system on the BWT market BIO-SEA small flow rate is designed to be as compact as possible. All components included power supply are directly embded on skid (no additional power cabinet) and UV reactor are shorten from the standard version, which allows a minimal footprint.
    RELIABLE and COMPLIANT The range is IMO Type approved and also has the AMS from the USCG with several Class societies certifications. Designed and manufactured with first class marine components, BIO-SEA small flow rate system is efficient in all water qualities.
    BIO-SEA has equipped many vessels, with reliable, innovative, modular and cost efficient solutions. BIO-SEA and its worldwide certified Partners remain at your disposal if you need technical information for your new building or retrofit projects.

    The BIO-SEA® ballast water treatment systems are IMO type approved, USCG AMS accepted and its USCG type approval is currently in process. BIO-SEA has equipped many vessels, with reliable, innovative, modular and cost efficient solutions. BIO-SEA is able to provide, thanks to its worldwide certified Partners, retrofits and new building turnkey solutions from onboard survey till onboard installation (at quay, dry-dock or on voyage).

    BIO-SEA is a subsidiary of the BIO-UV Group. BIO-UV, an innovative industrial SME, leading French manufacturer of ultraviolet light water treatment equipment, was created in May 2000. Made up of 49 employees at the present time in France, the BIO-UV Group designs, manufactures and markets systems and concepts of disinfection by ultraviolet light (UV-C) adapted to a large number of applications.

2018 March 17

06:48 Seatrade convicted for trafficking toxic ships

2018 March 16

18:06 Rijkswaterstaat awards Afsluitdijk project to Levvel consortium
17:36 HHLA Container Terminal Burchardkai handles new record ship
17:05 ICS publishes latest Flag State Performance Table
16:51 Vladimir Putin inspected the completed new road section of the Crimean Bridge
16:35 Wison successfully delivers the global largest single cracking furnace module
16:20 GTT announces the end of the test phase of its new LNG brick® technology
16:05 Fincantieri starts building of ultra-luxury cruise ship for Regent Seven Seas Cruises
15:30 Caterpillar Marine announces first European IMO Tier III tugboat
15:03 Throughput of port Kavkaz up 67% to 4.3 million tonnes in 2M’18
14:39 Port of Hamburg proves effectiveness in handling mega-carriers
14:05 Training for port facility security staff arranged in the Dominican Republic
13:42 Multipurpose Reloading Complex takes lead in the industry
13:20 Karachi Shipyards & Engineering Works delivers two Damen Stan Patrol 1605 FRP patrol boats to Pakistan Customs
13:17 Bunker prices continue going down at the port of Novorossiysk, Russia (graph)
12:51 52 icebreaker escort operations performed in eastern part of Gulf of Finland during 24 hours on March 15-16
12:28 Seaports of Russia’s Azov Sea Basin handled 16.77 million tonnes of cargo in winter 2017-2018, up 63.8% Y-o-Y
12:04 Latin America maritime cooperation centre launched
11:40 Vympel Shipyard laid down second armament support ship of Project 20360М for RF Defence Ministry (photo)
11:15 Vostochny Port JSC develops railway infrastructure under its Phase 3 project (photo)
10:52 IMO joined leading oil spill experts to discuss future issues concerning oil spill preparedness, response and restoration
10:27 Brent Crude futures price down 0.11% to $65.05, Light Sweet Crude – down 0.05% to $61.16
10:09 Panama Canal signs agreement with Association of Soybean and Corn Producers of Mato Grosso
09:48 IMO is looking at safety aspects of on shore power supply to ships
09:34 Bunker prices are flat at the Port of Saint-Petersburg, Russia (graph)
09:16 Baltic Dry Index down to 1,150 points
09:03 Damen unveils Multi Cat Water Injection Dredger

2018 March 15

18:25 CMA CGM announces FAK rates from Asia to the Mediterranean
18:11 ICS releases latest Flag State Performance Table (with new criteria included)
18:05 Fincantieri will cooperate with Barzan Holdings
17:57 Throughput of port Kaliningrad in 2M’18 up 16% Y-o-Y to 2.32 million tonnes
17:35 Second Sanmar Voith Schneider Propeller tug joins sister in Israel
17:20 Throughput of port Vyborg up 19% to 197,800 tonnes in 2M’18
17:05 Seaspan acquires Greater China Intermodal Investments LLC
17:02 MABUX: global bunker market still in 'wait-and-see' mood
16:35 DP World announces strong financial results for 2017
16:16 Throughput of port Vysotsk down 5% to 3.06 million tonnes in 2M’18
16:05 ECSA and WSC call for the revision of the Reporting Formalities Directive to improve the efficiency of maritime transport
15:39 Port of Oakland imports up 14.9 percent in February 2018
15:31 Sanmar orders 42 Rolls-Royce thrusters
15:22 Coastal facilities and hydraulic engineering structures under FNPP project in Chukotka to be completed in August 2019
15:07 Port of Dover awards major contract for new Refrigerated Cargo Terminal
14:33 Yang Ming to launch new Japan-Malaysia-Vietnam direct service
14:11 Throughput of port Primorsk in 2M’18 down 32% Y-o-Y to 7.47 million tonnes
13:50 Throughput of port Ust-Luga up 6% to 16.59 million tonnes in 2M'18
13:25 VARD secures contract for the construction of one fishing vessel for Remøybuen AS
13:12 Throughput of Big Port St. Petersburg up 11% to 9.01 million tonnes in 2M’18
12:30 Paweł Jakubowski appointed as President of Polskie LNG S.A. Management Board
11:45 Freeport of Riga is getting ready for new cruise ship season
11:44 MOL announces delivery of the Beluga Ace, 1st next-generation FLEXIE series car carrier
11:23 34 icebreaker escort operations performed in eastern part of Gulf of Finland during 24 hours on March 14-15
11:00 Bunker prices are going up at the Far East ports of Russia (graph)
10:38 Marine Recruiting Agency and Corporate University “Norilsk Nickel” take on joint educational project
10:14 Brent Crude futures price up 0.05% to $64.92, Light Sweet Crude – up 0.11% to $61.03
09:49 Arctic Council will gather in Levi, Finland on 22-23 March 2018
09:17 Baltic Dry Index down to 1,169 points

2018 March 14

18:26 Port of Antwerp sets up maritime training institute in Brazil
18:06 Port of Oakland releases a new 5-year strategic plan
17:55 Baltic Workboats delivers ten more 15m Baltic wave piercing pilot boats to Denmark pilots stations
17:36 Fincantieri upgrades ultra-luxury cruise ship Silver Spirit