Bühler GmbHPort of StocktonTOC EventsCleveland Cascades LtdThe Wolfson Centre for Bulk Solids Handling Technology Sailors Society
  • The Maritime Standard Tanker Conference 2020
  • Cimbria
  • Sailors Society
  • Cleveland Cascades Ltd
  • Bühler GmbH
  • The Maritime Standard Awards

CCS certifies Alfa Laval PureBallast 3

CCS certifies Alfa Laval PureBallast 3

(Posted on 02/03/20)

Alfa Laval PureBallast 3 has become one of the first non-Chinese ballast water treatment solutions to be type approved by the China Classification Society. With the Chinese type approval in hand, PureBallast 3 systems can now be installed on vessels that carry the Chinese flag.

The type approval certificate for PureBallast 3 was issued by the China Classification Society on 17 January 2020. For Chinese customers, it provides access to one of the global market’s most respected and successful ballast water treatment solutions.

“Alfa Laval has long had a strong position in the Chinese newbuilding market and has grown considerably in the retrofit market during the last 12 months,” says Peter Sahlén, Head of Alfa Laval PureBallast. “Now that PureBallast 3 has Chinese type approval, we can support all shipowners who build or sail under the Chinese flag. There are many who see the benefits of a strong international partner in ballast water treatment – one with proven UV technology that can handle large ballast water flows, but also one with global service and support.”

For Alfa Laval, obtaining Chinese type approval is an important step that reflects the company’s lasting commitment to the Chinese market.

“Alfa Laval has had dedicated ballast water treatment resources in China since the signing of the IMO Ballast Water Management Convention,” Sahlén says. “In fact, the majority of our dedicated service engineers are stationed in China, where they are well positioned to support Chinese and foreign customers with the commissioning and service of PureBallast systems. From shipbuilding to the delivery of goods worldwide, China is key to the marine industry. We look forward to deepening our cooperation with Chinese customers and will be proud to see PureBallast 3 systems sail under the Chinese flag.”

Ballast water treatment is all about protecting the environment. But acquiring a ballast water treatment system is all about customer needs: being able to sail smoothly, with timely deliveries and fulfilled obligations towards customers.

Alfa Laval PureBallast 3 is the third generation of the leading ballast water treatment technology – and the first solution to be revised G8 ready. Type approved by the U.S. Coast Guard as well as by IMO, it offers unmatched performance in the most challenging waters. Surrounding it are total solutions in ballast water treatment, built on Alfa Laval’s deep knowledge, extensive resources, strong partnerships and well-developed service offering.

Latest News

Wärtsilä selected for Misje Rederi bulkers

(Posted on 27/11/20)

The technology group Wärtsilä’s extensive experience in marine hybrid propulsion solutions... Read more


Konecranes new MHC customer in Georgia

(Posted on 23/11/20)

In the third quarter of 2020, Transford LLC (Transford) ordered two eco-efficient Konecranes Gottwald... Read more


Danelec and Veracity drive maritime digitalisation

(Posted on 23/11/20)

Danelec Marine (Danelec) and Veracity by DNV GL (Veracity) have signed a pilot agreement to enable new... Read more


Alfa Laval’s environmental leadership expanded

(Posted on 23/11/20)

A new system for reducing marine emissions has entered Alfa Laval’s Pure Thinking portfolio. Targeting... Read more


Konecranes brings innovative MHC to Florida port

(Posted on 12/11/20)

In September 2020, the Panama City Port Authority (PCPA) ordered an eco-efficient Konecranes Gottwald... Read more


E-Crane and containerised bulk handling

(Posted on 12/11/20)

A 4000C Series E-Crane with 42 meter outreach and 52 ton capacity has been successfully commissioned... Read more


DESMI brings benefits of firefighting systems to Europe

(Posted on 11/11/20)

After years of success in Asian-built ships, DESMI is now bringing its efficient firefighting products... Read more


ICS initiatives to keep ahead of digitalisation

(Posted on 06/11/20)

The International Chamber of Shipping is set to deliver two new initiatives to help the shipping industry... Read more


Survitec optimises liferaft servicing

(Posted on 06/11/20)

Global safety and survival solutions provider Survitec has rebranded its established liferaft rental... Read more


Bulker propeller repair avoids costly drydocking

(Posted on 02/11/20)

Hydrex has performed a propeller blade cropping on a 180-meter bulker berthed in Ghent. The tip of two... Read more


ViganPort of South LouisianaCimbriaThe Maritime Standard AwardsTBA GroupPort of Vancouver USA
  • Port of Stockton
  • Port of South Louisiana
  • The Wolfson Centre for Bulk Solids Handling Technology
  • Vigan

Subscribe to our newsletter

Keep up to date with the latest global news in bulk cargo handling and shipping