DHI BALLAST WATER CENTRE

Ballast Water Management Systems - testing and assessment for type approval


DHI is the leading independent test organization providing type approval testing of ballast water management systems in accordance with the U.S. Coast Guard regulation and the IMO G8 guidelines.

Our test facility in Denmark provides excellent opportunities to perform type approval tests and offers high flexibility and short time from contract to initiation of testing. DHI provides more type approval tests than any other independent testing organisation. The type approval tests at DHI are conducted with ISO 17025 accreditation.

We offer developers and manufacturers of ballast water management systems a one-stop shopping concept including:

  • Pilot testing of ballast water management systems or components
  • Type approval testing at land-based test facilities
  • Operation and maintenance testing
  • Shipboard test
  • Whole effluent toxicity tests
  • Human and environmental risk assessments
  • Consultancy assistance related to basic and final approval applications
  • Performance testing of filters and other components
  • CFD validation tests in full scale experiments

We meet your needs and are always available.

For more information, please contact:

DHI Denmark

Torben Madsen: tma@dhigroup.com 

Gitte I. Petersen: gip@dhigroup.com


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