9 Nov 2018

COMING BACK FOR MORE

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COMING BACK FOR MORE

There’s no endorsement like a repeat purchase. In a sector with a growing array of technology looking to catch customers’ eyes it’s especially pleasing to see shipowners coming back to reorder our OBS units, time and time again. As demonstrated by our latest contract from HöeghAutoliners. HöeghAutoliners, a leading RoRo owner and operator, began buying […]

24 Oct 2018

Can I install a BWT unit myself?

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Can I install a BWT unit myself?

Do It Yourself BWT installation: NOT A PROBLEM FOR RORO SPECIALIST SEATRUCK! Every shipowner wants to minimize downtime and maximize earnings. So what if it was feasible to fit your own BWT systems while in operation, without the need for dry-docking? Is that possible? Seatruck was DIYing to find out… Seatruck is a roll-on roll-off […]

28 Sep 2018

BWT scare stories

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BWT scare stories

Are you having a nightmare with your existing BWT system? It may not be much of a consolation, but you’re not suffering alone…  Cast your mind back to last year and you may recall a report from class society ABS that, for many with a stake in the BWT segment, made for depressing reading. Inoperable […]

31 Aug 2018

THE JOY OF SIX

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THE JOY OF SIX

IF BWT UNITS DON’T  √ THESE SIX BOXES, DONT BUY THEM!! Don’t get the cheapest system for your fleet, get the right one. In the competitive world of shipping, with often wafer thin margins and uncertain demand, cost control is key to success. But sometimes the cheapest buys end up costing your business the most. Cheap […]

30 Jul 2018

THE COST OF NON COMPLIANCE

Posted in BLOG, Compliance
THE COST OF NON COMPLIANCE

DON’T MESS WITH THE UNITED STATES Stringent ballast water regulations and enforcement by the U.S. Coast Guard leaves no room for BWMS complacency. Shipowners looking to enter U.S. waters basically have to “shape up or ship out”. “Prior to embarking on a voyage to the United States, shipowners must ensure that they are able to properly […]

28 Jun 2018

AHEAD OF THE GAME SHIPOWNERS. WHO ARE THEY?

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AHEAD OF THE GAME SHIPOWNERS. WHO ARE THEY?

Today’s shipping company is no different than any other company in the world. Those ahead of the game will get a larger share of future business, and those not will miss the boat. How to stay ahead? THINK LIKE A MILLENIAL – think sustainable Sustainability is a key concern for the millennials generation. A lot of […]

22 Jun 2018

THE FIVE C’s – becoming the preferred choice

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In the world of options, creating the best client experience is key to becoming the preferred choice. If in doubt, just ask Japan’s world-leading shipping company, Mitsui O.S.K. Lines. When launching its new “Stress-Free Services” last year,  the company set out to make its business dealings as easy and convenient as possible. MOL President and […]

20 Jun 2018

STRINGENT TESTING LIFTS BWTS EFFICIENCY

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STRINGENT TESTING LIFTS BWTS EFFICIENCY

Enter the cellar of our Stavanger headquarters and you’ll instantly be transported out to sea. Here, on-site, is a permanent operational BWT system, complete with three different UV chambers, three different power supplies and three huge water tanks.   Our on-site R&D facilities take system testing to another level. Able to test all types of […]

7 Jun 2018

BLOODY RED SHRIMP AND CAPITOL HILL LOBBYISTS – not a good match

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BLOODY RED SHRIMP AND CAPITOL HILL LOBBYISTS – not a good match

  The discovery of bloody red shrimp found in the Twin Ports Harbor (February 2018), is raising fears that the light-hating, zooplankton-eating species have found their way to Lake Superior. The fear is that they will compete with small native fish in the food chain that eat the same algae and plankton. Bloody red shrimp were […]

5 Jun 2018

90% OF GLOBAL SHIPS DO NOT COMPLY

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90% OF GLOBAL SHIPS DO NOT COMPLY

Only 7.1% of the global fleet has been fitted with ballast water management systems (BWMS), according to data presented by Clarkson Research Services managing director Stephen Gordon at the 12th Annual Maritime HR Conference (May 24, 2018). The low level of take-up of BWMS could be due, in part, to delays in the all-important approvals […]