Ballast Water Treatment Q & A

Trojan Marinex understands the importance of providing safe, efficient ballast water treatment to help prevent the potential spread of invasive organisms as ships travel from port to port. With a unique system that combines filtration and UV into a single unit, we offers shipowners a compact, purpose-built ballast water treatment system that meets international standards.

At Nor-Shipping 2017, Andrew Daley (Trojan Marinex Product Specialist) sat down with John Snyder, the editor of Marine Log, to discuss the ballast water treatment industry and the in-depth research and science behind the Trojan Marinex Ballast Water Treatment system.

Listen in to get the answers to these questions:

  • Why are ballast water treatment systems needed?
  • Where is Trojan Marinex at with respect to various Type Approval processes?
  • What types and sizes of ballast water treatment systems does Trojan Marinex offer?
  • How does the Vessel Incidental Discharge Act (VIDA) relate to ballast water treatment in the United States?
  • How has the Trojan Marinex Ballast Water Treatment system evolved over the past few years?