Trojan BWT System Gains IMO Type Approval (USCG Standard)
Tuesday, March 11, 2014
BWTS Unit: Image courtesy of Trojan

Trojan Technologies informs that their 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 environment," says Marvin DeVries, president, Trojan Technologies.

"The IMO Type Approved Trojan Marinex product suite is a reflection of our forward-looking commitment to our customers. We performed our certification process, in every way possible, to the rigorous standards required by the United States Coast Guard, supporting our goal of achieving U.S. Type Approval this year. Testing was successfully completed in the most challenging conditions. This dispels the myth that UV cannot be used in the poorest of water qualities and gives vessel owners the confidence and reassurance they deserve, knowing that their operations will be unencumbered."

The manufacturers explain that In addition to the rigorous certification and testing methodologies employed, the Trojan Marinex BWT system is differentiated in that custom-designed filtration and UV is integrated into in a single, compact unit. TrojanUV Solo Lamp Technology was utilized to ensure the lowest installed power draw of other systems in the market. This extremely low power draw means that larger vessels, such as bulkers and tankers, can effectively choose a UV-based solution.

About the company
Trojan Technologies, a subsidiary of Danaher Corporation, offers products under the brands Aquafine, OpenCEL, Salsnes Filter, Trojan Marinex, TrojanUV, US Peroxide and VIQUA. Applications and markets served include municipal wastewater, drinking water, environmental contaminant treatment; ballast water treatment; residential water treatment; ultrapurification of water used in food and beverage manufacturing, pharmaceutical processing and semiconductor applications; filtration and solids separation.



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