June 15 - SunRui Marine Environment Engineering's BalClor ballast water management system (BWMS) has achieved US Coast Guard (USCG) approval.

According to SunRui, it is the first manufacturer in Asia and the fourth in the world to achieve USCG approval for its ballast water management system, which means vessels equipped with BalClor BWMS fulfill the USCG ballast water treatment requirement and are free to travel all around the world, including US waters.

BalClor BWMS, which applies side-stream electrolysis technology, completed its land-based and shipboard tests at DHI's facilities in Denmark and its environment tests for electrical components at TUV SUD's facilities in Singapore.