AQUARIUS UV ballast water management system is one of the most robust solutions for ballast water treatment. It uses a 2-stage process involving filtration and ultra-violet (UV) irradiation. It can be used across the full range of ship operating and environmental conditions.
The system uses no active substances or chemicals, is easy to integrate, operate and maintain. The Aquarius UV is 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)|
|AQ-125-UV||12.5 / 125||19.0|
|AQ-300-UV||30 - 300||47.7|
|AQ-500-UV||50 - 500||62.6|
|AQ-750-UV||75 - 750||92.2|
|AQ-1000-UV||100 - 1000||100.0|
SCOPE OF SUPPLY
Delivered as standard
Proven technology that ensures a low-risk path to compliance & straightforward operation
System operation is incredibly straight forward. Simply select an operation mode and start the ballast pump when requested. The warm-up of the Aquarius® UV is fully automatic. No sea-to-sea operation is required during this phase. From this point the system will look after itself until shutdown. Crew interaction is limited to annual maintenance needs and occasional watchkeeping of the unit.
The Aquarius® UV BWMS uses a medium pressure UV reactor to provide the second stage of treatment during ballast uptake. It also treats the ballast water on discharge, prior to overboard discharge. This reactor works intelligently to always provide the dose needed to meet the type approved parameters for treatment of the ballast water. This dose control is a critical part of the treatment process and critical to treatment success.
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