ballast water

With the IMO Ballast Water Management Convention coming into full force by 8 September 2017, ballast water issues are on vessel owners’ minds more than ever.  Although mid-ocean ballast water exchange will work as an intermediate solution, most ships will eventually need to install an onboard ballast water treatment system.

For immediate assistance, send a message to BWThelp@ebdg.com.  Elliott Bay Design Group (EBDG) has a team dedicated to supporting vessel owners with ballast water treatment (BWT) solutions, including implementation of Type Approval Guidelines, selection of a ballast water treatment system, and development of an installation strategy.

EBDG also offers the following services to assist vessel owners:

  • Extension letter development and submittal
  • Shipcheck and preliminary design
  • 3D imaging of machinery spaces for streamlined installation
  • Development of production drawings
  • Regulatory submittal and approval, including US Coast Guard compliance
  • Installation oversight, construction liaison, and owner’s representation
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