INBALLAST IS A CONSULTING ENGINEERING FIRM THAT DELIVERS SERVICES RELATED TO BALLAST WATER MANAGEMENT TO SHIPOWNERS, VENDORS AND REGULATORS

WE HAVE A PROVEN TRACK RECORD OF WORK WITH ALL TECHNOLOGIES AND SHIP TYPES

SOME OF OUR WORK

Work by Mentum AS

OceanSaver BWTS MKI:

Turn-key BWMS (cavitation/ supersaturation/ electrochlorination) product development including IPR, testing, industrialisation and IMO/ GESAMP/ Class Approval.

 

OceanSaver BWTS MKII:

Turn-key BWMS (electrochlorination) product development including IPR, testing, industrialisation and IMO/ GESAMP/ Class Approval.

Filter technology 

Development of MossHydro product range of BWMS filters (product development including IPR and industrialisation).

UV Technology 

Feasibility assessment and development of a UV-based BWMS product range for an industrial UV technology supplier

Radical Filtration Ltd.

Development of a Radical Filtration integrated electrochemical water treatment system including IPR, proof of consept and prototype development.

Electro chlorination technology 

Development of an integrated electrochemical water treatment system including full scale prototype development and industrialisation for an industrial electrochemical technology supplier.

Work by DNV GL  

Filter + UV technology

Responsible for USCG type approval 

Lead approval engineer - mechanical and statutory
Approval of the control and monitoring system. 
 

Filter + UV technology

Responsible for IMO/ USCG/ DNV-GL type approval 

Lead approval engineer - mechanical and statutory
Approval of the control and monitoring system.

Trojan Marinex: Filter + UV technology

Responsible for IMO/ USCG/ DNV-GL type approval 

Lead approval engineer - mechanical and statutory
Approval of the control and monitoring system.

Ozone technology

Responsible for IMO/ USCG/ DNV-GL type approval 

Lead approval engineer - mechanical and statutory
Approval of the control and monitoring system.

Filter +electro chlorination technology.

Responsible for IMO/ USCG/ DNV-GL type approval 

Lead approval engineer - mechanical and statutory
Approval of the control and monitoring system.

Heat treatment and inert gas technology

Responsible for IMO/ DNV-GL type approval 

Lead approval engineer - mechanical and statutory
Approval of the control and monitoring system.

DNV GL safety assessments of systems producing hazardous gas

Samsung Purimar, Hyundai HiBallast, AquaEng- Aquastar, Desmi - Oxyclean, DeNora- Balpure, Nk-O3- Blueballast.

Offshore Heavy technology:

Class approval of a retrofit installation of an filter + electro chlorination system on a heavy lifter

PGS

Class approval of a retrofit installation of an filter + UV system on a seismic vessel 

NYK

Class approval of for a retrofit installation of an filter + electro chlorination system on a LNG ship. 

BOA BARGES

Lead approval engineer of for a retrofit installation of an filter + electro chlorination system on a submersible barge.. 

 
 

SERVICES

VENDORS

SHIP OWNERS

RETROFIT 

ENGINEERING

 
 

ABOUT US

Aage Bjørn Andersen  is a Naval Architect with extensive Research and Development experience within the water and energy segment in particular. He is an entrepreneur and the founder of OceanSaver, MossHydro as well as Mentum – the R&D resource of InBallast.     

 

Aage Bjørn was responsible for developing DNV GL’s environmental services back in the day with focus on emissions to air, ship recycling in addition to ballast water management. He has been on the present on the Ballast Water Management stage since 1996.

He is well acquainted with the shipping industry, the way it is regulated and operated and understands the required interactions between all stakeholders including regulators/ class, owner/ operator as well as supplier.

Andreas Cappelen is an experienced regulator with degrees in mechanical construction and water/wastewater treatment. He has worked 4 years type approving ballast water management systems for industry leaders DNV GL /Norwegian flag and USCG, approving 10 commercial ballast treatment systems and being involved with 20+ manufacturers. 

 

Andreas has also been an approval engineer for installations of ballast water treatment systems on DNV GL classed ships. 

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Dr. Jason Dale -  is a Mechanical Engineer with comprehensive Research and Development experience including laboratory work and testing from the waste water/ water engineering sector in particular. He has worked with ballast water management issues primarily since 2005 and was one of the founders of MossHydro and Radical Filtration. Jason has an in-depth understanding of the technologies applied in ballast water treatment and also the operational and regulative frameworks to which these must comply.  

 

Jason’s areas of expertise include both engineering and analytical work. He has comprehensive project experience involving CFD, FEA, 3D CAE and prototyping including prototype industrialization.

Einar Fraas  is an Electrical and Electronics Engineer with vast experience from testing, operations trouble-shooting as well as from development. For the last 10 years, he has been responsible for our seawater test facility and planned and undertaken numerous tests including corrosion and material test as well as prototype performance testing of a broad range of technologies.

 

Einar has site management experience and has been responsible for shipboard  commissioning exercises for Oceansaver.   

Terje Paulsen is a Mechanical Engineer with broad mechanical/ structural and associated engineering experience covering; 3D modelling and design, Finite Element Analysis, general CAD and rapid prototyping.

 

Terje has been a development engineer for OceanSaver with responsibilities also covering project support within the ballast water technology industry since 2011.

CONTACT US

InBallast AS​

Storgata 10

2000 Lillestrøm

Norway

Andreas Cappelen

andreas.cappelen@inballast.com

Tel: +47 928 40 206

Aage Bjørn Andersen

aage.bjorn.andersen@inballast.com

Tel: +47 992 33 342