The U.S. Coast Guard Marine Safety Center issued a ballast water management system (BWMS) type approval certificate to Alfa Laval Tumba AB after a detailed review of the manufacturer’s type approval application determined the system met the requirements of 46 CFR 162.060.

The treatment principle of the PureBallast 2.0 BWMS is based on filtration and ultraviolet (UV) treatment at intake and UV treatment at discharge. This approval covers six models with maximum treatment rated capacities of between 250 and 2,500 cubic meters per hour.

The system is the 39th to receive type approval from the U.S. Coast Guard.

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