ERMA FIRST signs up for 27 systems with Daewoo Mangalia Heavy Industries in favor of Tsakos Columbia Ship Management
Daewoo Mangalia and one of the biggest Maritime Companies Tsakos Columbia Shipmanagment, have committed with ERMA FIRST’s technology in Ballast Water Treatment by signing contract for the Next Generation ERMA FIRST Ballast Water Treatment Systems in 9 Tanker vessels on July 2014, the company said in its press release.
27 systems in total -featured by ERMA FIRST ‘s unique technology- will be installed by the mid - end of 2016, starting the forthcoming year. “The latest contract for Tsakos Columbia’s tanker vessels is a big step for ERMA FIRST, since this is the first ex application on such type of vessels. The decision of an esteemed shipyard and owner to show confidence in ERMA FIRST, puts the system amongst other distinguished systems of its kind”, says Mr. Stampedakis/ Managing Director of ERMA FIRST.
ERMA FIRST BWTS FIT SYSTEMS are based in full flow electrolysis provided in three options. Option 1, is the hydrocyclone effect by separation of particles and microorganisms in high performance. Option 2, the 40microns self-cleaning automatic screen filter. Option 3, extremely small volume self –cleaning automatic screen filter.
ERMA FIRST has been in the trail of USCG certification and expecting to receive it very soon. It is estimated that ERMA FIRST will be one of the first 5 companies to receive USCG Certificate.
The collaboration with Norwegian Register is running on for certificate related to installations of systems in territories under Hazardous Zones 1 and 2.