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Hyundai HiBallast Wins Type Approval From DNV GL

  • 작성자 : KOMEA
  • 작성일 : 2019-01-09 오후 2:25:14
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On Jan. 7, Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) announced  that its 'HiBallast' ballast water management system (BWMS)  has won attained a type approval from DNV‘ an international accredited registration and classification society headquartered in Høvik, Norway.
 
The value of  the new  approval  lies in the  certification that HiBallast  meets the revised  IMO G8 Guideline  for the first time in Korea.
 
Furthermore, it was two months ago that HiBallast  won another type approval from the  United States Coast  Guard (USCG), proving its excellence in terms of performance, safety and  reliability.
 
The latest BWMS system to win USCG type-approval in Hyundai’s HiBallast BWMS, which is a filtration and electrolysis system with a capacity of 75-10,000 m3/hour. This BWMS has been fitted to the April 2018-delivered Almi Atlas, which is believed to be the first VLCC newbuilding complete with a Tier III engine and a SOx scrubber as standard
 
Meanwhile, the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries (MOF) reprted that the size of the global BWMS market is likely to reach approximately KRW 47 trillion (about $42 billion) during seven years after the IMO's Ballast Water Management Convention takes effect (2017-2024). (NPSK)