Ballast Water Treatment Systems

Janus Systems, Ltd markets BALLAST WATER TREATMENT SYSTEMS (BWTS or BWMS), used to prevent the spread of exotic species in order to maintain conservation and sustainable use of marine biodiversity, compliance to the "Convention on Biological Diversity". The main treatment plants used today can be classified according to the principle of operation:

- Physical: Ultraviolet, Deoxygenation, etc.
- Chemical: Electro-chlorination, ozone, chlorination, etc.

To install a system in a newbuilding or existing ("retroffiting"), must take into account the different systems available, the delivery, the space available on board, but especially maintenance costs, quality disinfection and fumes. Based on existing equipment on the market, our technical department has developed an illuminating picture of the state of existing technology today:


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