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Chelsea Technologies Group’s (CTG) Maritime Manager, Stephanie Lavelle will be demonstrating and presenting on the CTG FastBallast Compliancy Monitor at the BWMTech Conference to be held on 12-14 December at the Hilton, Tower Bridge.

Chelsea Technologies Group’s (CTG) Maritime Manager, Stephanie Lavelle will be presenting ‘Onboard Compliance Monitoring in Action’  at the BWMTech Conference to be held on 12-13 December at the Hilton, Tower Bridge.   She’ll describe how CTG’s FastBallast system has been used to initiate the first large scale onboard sampling & analysis initiative in the Arabian Gulf, to test ships’ ballast water from around the world. Stephanie will also demonstrate the system on Wed 13th Dec.

The FastBallast Portable Ballast Water Compliance Monitor is capable of determining the phytoplankton cell density of ballast water at the IMO D2 & USCG Discharge Standards (10 to 50 um range). The Compliance Monitor is available as a portable dual function discrete and flow-through analysis system, solely as a portable discrete sampling system or as a fully integrated system for continual flow-through analysis.  

 

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Article in International "Tug and OSV Magazine" Nov/Dec 17, by Dr Brian Phillips, Managing Director, CTG
The extension of the deadline for retrofitting ballast water treatment systems may have given ship owners a breathing space, but failing to follow the principles of the Ballast Water Management Convention could have a negative impact on operation and profitability, according to Dr Brian Phillips, Managing Director of the UK’s Chelsea Technologies Group.

Saudi Aramco and the US Coast Guard have set high environmental standards and are driving change ahead of regulations, and it is clear that ballast water monitoring & the issue of compliance is here to stay. 

Confidence and Accuracy Critical to Ballast Water Compliance

After more than a decade of discussion and consideration, the 71st session of the Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 71) in July and the entry into force of the Ballast Water Convention (BWC) has provided shipowners with a firm timeline regarding requirements to manage their ballast water, and the installation of an approved ballast water treatment system (BWTS)

 

Green Shipping Technology NA Conference / Shipping 2030, 15-16 November 2017, New York - CTG showcases Compliance Monitors for Exhaust Gas Scrubber Systems & Treated Ballast Water

CTG’s North American maritime representative, Richard Burt will be showcasing  CTG's Compliance Monitors for Exhaust Gas Scrubber Systems & Treated Ballast Water  at the Green Shipping Technology North America Conference / Shipping 2030, 15-16 November 2017 at the Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel, Manhattan. He will also be demonstrating the FastBallast: Portable Ballast Water Compliance Monitor on 15th November during the Ballast Water Management Practical Demo session at 14:00 - 14:45.

 

Stephanie Lavelle, CTG's Maritime Manager will be presenting 'Wash-Water Discharge Compliance' on Monday 6 November at the Asian Emissions Technology Conference 2017, Singapore,

Stephanie Lavelle, CTG's Maritime Manager will be presenting 'Wash-Water Discharge Compliance' on  6 November at the Asian Emissions Technology Conference 2017, Singapore. Stephanie will outline CTG's Green Shipping Initiatives for monitoring wash water from Exhaust Gas Scrubber Systems to ensure vessels are fully compliant with global regulations. CTG developed Sea Sentry, a DNV.GL certified fully autonomous wash water monitor that ensures compliance with the hydrocarbon limits set for discharging the water used to clean emissions.CTG's range of wash water monitors have been so successful that over 80 are now installed on vessels throughout the world, providing operators with the highest level of confidence in compliance thanks to the unique sensor suites & unprecedented build standards.

 

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