Ballast Water Management Systems - testing and assessment for type approval

DHI A/S 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 maritime technology evaluation 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 A/S 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 facility in Denmark
  • Operation and maintenance testing
  • Shipboard tests
  • Commissioning testing
  • 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
  • Verification of ballast water compliance monitoring equipment

We meet your needs and are always available.

For more information, please contact:

DHI A/S Denmark

Torben Madsen, Vice President: tma@dhigroup.com 

Gitte I. Petersen, Head of Department: gip@dhigroup.com

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