Wärtsilä's Aquarius EC Ballast Water Management System (BWMS) provides a robust solution for the treatment of ballast water using a simple two stage process comprising of filtration and electro chlorination (EC) dosing, across the full range of ship operating and environmental conditions. The TRC is up to 4000 m3/h for a single system.
The system is easy to integrate, operate and maintain while being type approved to the latest IMO and USCG regulations. It is available in for installation in both engine room and hazardous areas on tankers as an EX version.
Wärtsilä Water & Waste works in close cooperation with its customers. Our BWMS partnership program covers all stages, from fleet evaluation to lifecycle support. Wärtsilä’s tailored turnkey solutions help minimize your environmental footprint, improve operational efficiency and comply to IMO and USCG standards.
|System||Capacity (m3/h)||Total Installed power (kW)|
Installed / Nominal
|AQ-550-EC||55 - 550||38 / 33|
|AQ-1200-EC||120 - 1200||75 / 65|
|AQ-1650-EC||165 - 1650||104 / 90|
|AQ-2500-EC||250 - 2500||161 / 140|
|AQ-3300-EC||330 - 3300||202 / 174|
|AQ-4000-EC||400 - 4000||245 /211|
Normal operation: 0.3 barg
Backwash set point: 0.8 barg
SCOPE OF SUPPLY
Delivered as standard
Our electro chlorination system works intelligently. It always provides the dose needed to meet the type-approved parameters for treatment of the ballast water
The operation of the EC system is incredibly straight forward. Simply selecting an operation mode and starting the ballast pump when requested. Dosing and adjustment are fully automatic during operation process.
Crew interaction is mainly limited to only maintenance needs (TRO reagent change, bisulphite stocking) and occasional watchkeeping of the unit.
The Aquarius® EC uses an in-situ electro chlorination system to provide the second stage of treatment during ballast uptake. The system works intelligently to always provide the dose needed to meet the type approved parameters for treatment of the ballast water. Dose control is a critical part of the treatment process and essential to treatment success.
On discharge, the water is neutralised, only if needed. A small dosing set is used to administer Sodium Bisulphite. This is required to meet both IMO and USCG chlorine discharge standards. The system is safe, highly effective, sustainable and extremely scalable.
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