Glosten, MSI, and Alfa Laval Deliver Ballast Treatment Deck Modules

September 23, 2015

Ballast Treatment System Deck Module partners Marine Systems Inc., Glosten, and Alfa Laval recently delivered a pair of first-of-their-kind modular ballast water treatment units specially designed for tank barge and ship operations.

Each Ballast Module, packing a treatment capacity of 1,000 m3/hr within a twenty-foot shipping container footprint, is ABS and US Coast Guard approved for hazardous area installations. The efficient module reduces the technical demands on busy shipyards during traditionally jam-packed shipyard periods. Rather than juggle the independent components and vendors required for a traditional ballast water treatment system installation, shipyards can instead focus on fabricating a few well defined interfaces and foundation system. Each purchased module comes pre-approved by USCG and ABS, is fully tested prior to shipment, and includes integration support from MSI and Glosten engineers.

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The demands of the vessel operator drove this design. Doing this as a manufactured product ensures that we get it right, every time.”

– Kevin Reynolds, Principal at Glosten

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