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IMO revised G8 – in force now

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Alfa Laval PureBallast 3

Total solutions in ballast water treatment

Ballast water treatment is all about protecting the environment. But acquiring a ballast water treatment system is all about your needs: being able to sail smoothly, with timely deliveries and fulfilled obligations towards your customers.

Alfa Laval PureBallast 3 is the third generation of the leading ballast water treatment technology – and the first solution to be revised G8 ready. Type approved by the U.S. Coast Guard as well as by IMO, it offers unmatched performance in the most challenging waters. Surrounding it are total solutions in ballast water treatment, built on Alfa Laval’s deep knowledge, extensive resources, strong partnerships and well-developed service offering.


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Alfa Laval has signed agreements with two customers for the delivery of ballast water treatment systems. Extending over the next three years, the agreements comprise firm orders for PureBallast 3 systems on around 40 vessels and options covering an additional 40 systems. Deckhouses and booster pump units are included in some of the orders.

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Make sense of commissioning sampling

Water sampling in connection with commissioning testing is a new requirement for ballast water treatment systems. But the rules and their implementation are important to understand. Our white paper explains what you need to know – including the latest from MEPC 75.

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Avoid limitations with Compliance Navigator

Even if a ballast water treatment system is certified, it may not get your vessel where it needs to go. Compliance Navigator is a new tool for ensuring that the system you choose complies not just on paper – but also where you sail.

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Explore our webinars

Alfa Laval Marine Talks take an in-depth look at the challenges and changes that face your maritime business. In these webinars you'll find up-to-date analysis, knowledge and solutions to keep you on the right course, discussed by our marine experts and some of the brightest names in maritime industry.

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Stay updated on ballast water treatment with our PureBallast newsletter.

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Solutions for tankers

Being specialized for the transport of liquid cargo, tankers often lack a pump room and face highly specific challenges when it comes to installing and operating a ballast water treatment system. PureBallast 3 offers solutions.

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Solutions for bulkers

Not only do bulkers differ from each other in size and operating profile, their own ballast water flows may differ between loading and unloading. PureBallast 3 offers the high flexibility to meet any bulker demand.

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Solutions for container vessels

Container vessels are far more varied than the containers they carry. The ballast water treatment needs of a small feeder may differ greatly from those of a massive oceangoing vessel, yet PureBallast 3 has answers for both.

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Solutions for gas carriers

Gas carriers differ greatly, but they have a common focus on safety for the vessel and crew. UV treatment with Alfa Laval PureBallast 3 avoids corrosion risks and other safety hazards, as well as the hidden costs of other solutions.

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Select an approved system

Use our selection guide to find the right type-approved ballast water treatment system for your sailing profile.

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Everything you need to know

Take advantage of our decade of experience with resources covering every aspect of ballast water management.

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Confidence from retrofit to resale

Your choice of ballast water treatment system is a choice for the future. Besides ensuring a smooth retrofit, Alfa Laval has the service solutions to safeguard your system’s performance and long-term value.

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Common questions and smart advice

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