Container Ships are the workhorses of the marine industry. Tight schedules and short port stays contribute to an already heavy load for crews, all while simultaneously complying with a myriad of regulations, including ballast water management (BWM) and sewage discharge standards.
Thankfully, De Nora has the proven, flexible solutions ship operators need to keep vessels operating at peak performance – driving uptime by ensuring the smooth and reliable operation of required on-board environmental compliance technologies.
One of those crucial pieces of equipment is the ship’s Ballast Water Management System (BWMS). Tapping its expertise in the maritime industry, De Nora is committed to helping vessel operators maintain uptime by ensuring the smooth and reliable operation of their BWMS to achieve environmental compliance.
At De Nora, we deploy a century of environmental leadership for shipowners and operators – providing reliable ballast water management solutions to help ensure their vessels’ compliance with International Maritime Organization (IMO) and United States Coast Guard (USCG) regulations designed to stop the spread of invasive aquatic species.
One of the ways De Nora deploys its suite of BWM technologies for shipowners is through the Hyde GUARDIAN® BWMS, which offers a variety of efficient, cost-effective benefits vessel operators depend on for proper ship operations.
The Hyde GUARDIAN® BWMS was a pioneer in the effective use of ultraviolet (UV) light combined with a proprietary filtration system to deliver the flexibility needed to address varying types of water quality around the world. And, by enabling vessel operators to adjust the UV treatment dose, the Hyde GUARDIAN BWMS can operate at peak efficiency, so no organisms are left untreated, and no excess energy is consumed.
Ideal for flow rates up to 1000 m3/h, the Hyde GUARDIAN® BWMS offers the maritime industry’s first automated performance analytics solution for ballast water management – the Hyde GUARDIAN Data Log Analysis Utility (DLAU).
DLAU is a predictive maintenance tool, which monitors the health and performance of the entire Hyde GUARDIAN system. Data are shared with both the owner and De Nora technical specialists. Moreover, DLAU is part of a broader cloud-based technology suite – DE NORA VIA™, which offers comprehensive remote support technology and enabling De Nora technical support specialists to remotely connect with crews in real time to provide support services for optimal BWMS operations.
With an intuitive interface, easy integration with the existing automation systems, and a first-of-its-kind feedback alarm to tell crews when the system is not operating inside the boundaries of the Type Approval testing, the Hyde GUARDIAN BWMS is a leap forward in BWM performance and results.
Beyond ballast water management, De Nora helps maritime operators comply with IMO discharge standard for the treatment of offshore and marine sewage. Soon, De Nora will be launching its successor to the De Nora M55, a reliable workhorse of the industry. The new technology will once again raise the standard by which all other sewage treatment plants will be measured by leveraging two unique technologies to help achieve compliance with new IMO requirements.
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Hanjin’s Subic shipyard in the Philippines selected the Hyde GUARDIAN system for four large container vessels built for Ciner Ship Management.
New construction projects can often be better managed, planned, and executed as we are starting with a blank slate. Of course, shipbuilders have enough things to worry about and the ballast water treatment system often takes a back seat.
Hyde Marine offers a skid mounted assembly that minimizes the installation burden for the yard personnel.
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