Odfjell reports that it has installed UV ballast water systems on all owned vessels.

Jan 16 2020

Explaining the reasons for choosing ultra violet systems (UV), Veine Huth, Project Manager at Odfjell Ship Management said that it was the simplicity and lack of needing special chemicals which most appealed.

“There were many reasons for choosing UV, but first and foremost: UV is a simple and commonly known solution. It does not create any by-products or involve the use of special chemicals. There is no added logistics, as with the other alternatives. One of the key factors when choosing this system was how it would affect our crew.

The UV system is well known, efficient and intuitive to manage for our colleagues on board. Also, it works in any type of water, from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean”

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