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  • 2017 February 20 13:00

    Evoqua Water Technologies supports Conference “Implementation of the BWMC in Russia” as its Sponsor

    Evoqua Water Technologies supports the Conference “Implementation of the BWMC in Russia. What needs to be done by September?” as its Sponsor.

    The Conference organized by Media Group PortNews with the assistance of the Russian Ministry of Transport will be held in Moscow, at the Chamber of Commerce of the Russian Federation, on 27 February 2017.

    The Ballast Water Management Convention (BWMC 2004) will enter into force on September 8, 2017. The BWMC was adopted in order to prevent or minimize the spread of harmful aquatic organisms from one region to another, by establishing standards and procedures for the management and control of ships' ballast water and sediments.

    Under the Convention, the ports and terminals where cleaning or repair of ballast tanks occurs, are required to have adequate reception facilities for the reception of sediments, taking into account relevant guidelines of IMO.

    All ships in international traffic are required to manage their ballast water and sediments to a certain standard, according to a ship-specific ballast water management plan. Eventually most ships will need to install an on-board ballast water treatment system.

    Evoqua Water Technologies is the global leader in helping municipalities and industrial customers to protect and improve the world’s most fundamental natural resource: water.  Evoqua has a more than 100-year heritage of innovation and industry firsts, market-leading expertise, and unmatched customer service, where it continues to transform water and wastewater.  Its cost-effective and reliable treatment systems and services ensure uninterrupted quantity and quality of water, enable regulatory and environmental compliance, increase efficiency through water reuse, and prepare customers for next-generation demands. 

    Evoqua’s unparalleled portfolio of proven product brands, advanced technologies, mobile and emergency water supply solutions and service contract options, helps cities across the world provide and discharge clean water, and enable leisure and commercial industry to maximize productivity and profitability.

    Evoqua’s SeaCURE® Ballast Water Management System uses a combination of filtration followed by in-situ production of biocide from seawater via electrochlorination. The SeaCURE system has evolved from the Chloropac® Marine Growth Prevention System (MGPS) to meet the IMO and USCG regulations in all three salinities.

    Utilising trusted Chloropac electrolyser technology which has been servicing the maritime, and off-shore Oil & Gas industry for over 40 years, the SeaCURE system produces hypochlorite through the electrochlorination process to provide effective ballast water treatment. The system uses a small feed stream of just about 1% of the ballast water flow to generate sodium hypochlorite for the treatment of ballast water.

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