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NSF to Begin Testing of Evoqua SeaCURETM BWTS Toward USCG Type Approval

Evoqua BWMS, already IMO type approved and USCG AMS accepted for use in all salinities, progresses to testing for USCG full type approval evaluation NSF independent testing completion anticipated by fall 2015 SeaCURE BWMS system based on proven, widely deployed Chloropac® marine growth prevention system technology  The NSF International Independent Laboratory (IL) will begin testing of Evoqua Water Technologies’ SeaCURETM ballast water management system (BWMS) in preparation of US Coast Guard (USCG) full type approval. The SeaCURE BWMS system has already received IMO type approval and USCG alternate management system (AMS) acceptance for capacities of 300-4,000 m3/h in all salinities. NSF testing is anticipated to be complete by fall 2015. NSF is the first IL to be accepted by the USCG for BWMS testing and is leading a partnership including Retlif Testing Laboratories, the Maritime Environmental Resource Center (MERC) and the Great Ships Initiative (GSI) to test and evaluate BWMS systems for USCG requirements. Land-based testing of the SeaCURE BWMS will begin with the start of the biological season in brackish water in spring 2015 in Baltimore, Maryland and will be followed by sea water tests in Norfolk, Virginia. Fresh water testing will be conducted by the GSI and is scheduled ...

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