Choice Ballast News

Ballast water treatment for OSVs: alternatives to onboard systems

Craig Jallal, Editor at Riviera Maritime Media asks the question, “Do OSVs [offshore vessels] require ballast water treatment systems?” Jallal answers this question in a recently published article for OSV magazine: “It is a frequently asked question, especially where the vessel only operates in the same area. While offshore vessels are unlikely to discharge as […]

Debra DiCianna Offers Insight to Shipowners on BWMS Alternatives at Riviera Webinar Week

Debra DiCianna, senior compliance engineer at Choice Ballast Solutions was part of an expert panel along with Kevin J Reynolds, Glostens’ director of research & development at the Riviera Maritime Media Ballast Water Webinar Week. The webinar was titled, Alternatives to shipboard ballast water treatment systems. Ms DiCianna discussed two subjects on the topic. The […]

Choice Ballast Solution Announces Restructuring

Choice Ballast Solutions (Choice), a sister company of Northeast Technical Services Co., Inc (NETSCo), is excited to announce a company-wide restructuring to more accurately reflect the relationship between the two companies and better serve the maritime industry. In 2013, Choice was formed with the singular focus of bringing superior project management and compliance consulting to […]

Insightful Case Study about a Tanker Ballast Water Management System Retrofit

In early 2019, Scorpio Tankers chose Choice Ballast Solution to assist as the integration engineering firm for 55 planned ballast water management system retrofits, scheduled to take place over the next five years Recently, Ballast Water Treatment Technology’s annual guide published a case study of the BWMS installation on board Scorpio Tanker’s sister ships STI […]

CHOICE and NETSCo Confirm 30 BWMS Retrofits in Progress

In cooperation with sister company NETSCo, CHOICE Ballast Solutions (CHOICE) is pleased to announce that there are more than 30 ballast water management system (BWMS) projects in varying stages of completion. CHOICE together with NETSCo are positioned to become one of the top BWMS planning, compliance consulting and installation resources worldwide. CHOICE provides end-to-end BWMS solutions […]

Debra DiCianna Speaks on BWM and 20/20 Sulphur Cap Compliance

Complying with the latest environmental regulations has never been more important! Debra DiCianna, Senior Compliance Engineer at Choice Ballast Solutions (Choice) will be speaking at the Scrubbers and Ballast Water Systems for Superintendents and Ship Managers on March 13, 2019 in Limassol, Cyprus. More than 170 ship managers and industry experts plan to be in […]

Choice Completes Detailed Scrubber & BWMS Engineering Surveys and 3D Laser Scans

In preparation for feasibility studies and engineering designs and drawings, Choice is proud to announce the completion of a series of scrubber and ballast water management engineering surveys and 3D laser scans for major shipowners in the maritime industry. John P. Dooley, President of Choice said, “The integration of a scrubber is a major conversion […]

Scorpio Tanker, Inc. Completes Fleet Contract for BWMS Retrofits with Choice Ballast Solutions

Choice Ballast Solutions (Choice) announced their expanded collaboration with Scorpio Ship Management S.A.M., as agent for certain vessel-owning subsidiaries of Scorpio Tankers Inc., by contracting to provide turn-key integration engineering and project management services for ballast water management system installations on board an additional 39 vessels. The previous contract with Scorpio Tankers on twelve ships […]

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Kathie Clark
Director of Global Communications

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