OceanSaver to Deliver First Commercial Order to Höegh

Monday, June 02, 2008

OceanSaver announces that its ballast water treatment system has formalized an order by Höegh Fleet Services for 10 such systems on its managed fleet of car and gas carriers. The first four systems will be delivered in 2008 – two on Höegh's Horizon-class car carrier newbuildings under construction in , and two on car carriers that Höegh will retrofit.
The UN has defined transport of invasive marine species in ballast water as one of the four greatest threats to the world's oceans. Introduction of a new species of jellyfish to the cost local industries USD 200 million annually. A similar problem with zebra mussels in the was estimated to cost USD 500 million over 10 years. A related problem – corrosion of ballast water tanks – could cost shipowners millions of dollars in the refurbishment of these spaces, which account for as much as 70 per cent of a vessel's surface area.

Maritime Reporter August 2015 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

Marine Equipment

Fishing Boat Catches Fire off Maine

U.S. Coast Guard crews from Station South Portland, Maine, and Air Station Cape Cod responded to a report of a fishing boat fire Wednesday, about six miles from Jeffreys Ledge,

Drydocks World World’s Largest Turret

Drydocks World marked a milestone in completing the world’s largest turret mooring system. At almost 100 meters high, weighing over 11,000 tons and with a diameter of 26 meters,

N-KOM: New VLCC Size Floating Dock

Nakilat-Keppel Offshore & Marine (N-KOM), the joint-venture shipyard of Keppel Offshore & Marine and Nakilat, continues to see strong interest for its ship repair services in 2015,

 
 
Maritime Contracts Maritime Security Offshore Oil Pipelines Pod Propulsion Salvage Ship Electronics Ship Repair Ship Simulators Sonar
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.1004 sec (10 req/sec)