Bremen, Germany-based RWO reports increasing orders for its ballast water treatment system (BWTS) CleanBallast.
After RWO's CleanBallast system was considered as the first choice by Canadian shipowner Seaspan, the water treatment specialist announces further contracts for its ballast water treatment system for Belgian and Canadian shipowners. Canada's Canfornav will install the RWO system on four 36,000dwt bulk carriers at Yangfan shipyard, and another four CleanBallast units are destined for 38,000t LPG carriers built at Hyundai Mipo Dockyards for Belgium's Exmar.
Taking into account the latest orders, RWO has notched up deals for more than 30 CleanBallast units within only a few weeks and keeps its order book growing steadily. CleanBallast systems having been selected by customers from all over the world.
Customers in Belgium, China, Canada, Cyprus, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea and the Netherlands have already selected CleanBallast systems for a variety of vessels including container, bulker, heavy lift, RoCon, multi-purpose and tankers.
The CleanBallast technology gained official type approval from the German BSH in 2010, and was submitted for AMS and USCG approval in mid-2012.