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If you’re attending the upcoming CMA Shipping 2019 Exhibition and Conference, April 2 – 4 in Stamford, CT, you’ll want to visit the SGS booth # 31 to learn why we’re your one-stop-shop for marine environmental testing, and oil, gas and chemical analysis solutions.

Starts

Apr 02, 2019

Ends

Apr 04, 2019

Location

Stamford, United States

ONLY ONE COMPANY HAS A GLOBAL SOLUTION TO YOUR MARINE TESTING NEEDS

SGS offers a full array of laboratory analysis and consulting services to help you get to where you need to be:

  • Industry-leading environmental analytical services
  • The industry standard in quality data
  • Global network of laboratories and offices

SGS MARINE SERVICES

Operating in nearly every major port, SGS Marine Services offers the world's fleet a global solution to environmental compliance monitoring and testing to help customers navigate the increasingly regulated seas.  Our services include sampling and testing of ballast water, graywater, bilgewater, scrubber washwater, and drinking water, among other services. Find more details on SGS Marine Services here.

SGS OIL CONIDITION MONITORING (OCM)

OCM provides analysis of in-service lubricants which delivers actionable information regarding the condition of the machine and lubricant.  Testing allows maintenance to be scheduled efficiently, avoids unplanned downtime, and minimizes the risk of damage or premature failure on critical assets.

SGS OIL, GAS & CHEMICALS (OGC)

Our 24/7 downstream oil and gas services help ensure the quality, efficiency, safety, and profitability of your operations.  We support customers along the entire hydrocarbon supply chain.  Our technical services support industry processing, transportation, storage, and custody transfer of petroleum, refined products, gases and petrochemicals.

WHAT: CMA Shipping 2019
WHEN: Tuesday April 2 – Thursday April 4, 2019
WHERE: Hilton Hotel, Stamford CT
WHO: SGS, BOOTH # 31

PLEASE JOIN US FOR A FREE SEMINAR ON COMMISSIONING TESTING OF BALLAST WATER MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS

Ballast Water Management Systems: Addressing the Commissioning Dilemma

Industry estimates suggest that >3,000 ballast water management systems (BWMS) have been installed to date. Until now, “commissioning” of BWMS has largely been in the form of functional tests (to confirm hydraulic and electrical integrity) and operational checks (for example, to test alarms), with no direct evaluation of biological performance. The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has recently provided guidance on a commissioning routine to include biological evaluations in line with what may be encountered during Port State Control inspections in the future.

To date, SGS has conducted >2,000 sampling events of treated ballast water on >500 unique vessels. These experiences will be discussed. Additionally, the state of play in ballast water commissioning will be reviewed along with recommendations for robust sampling and analysis of treated water samples, with the aim of providing the maximal confidence to the ship owner that the resources invested will lead to compliant operations.

WHAT: SGS Seminar – Ballast Water Management Systems: Addressing the Commissioning Dilemma
WHEN: Wednesday April 3, 2019 11:00 am – Noon
WHERE: Charter Oak Boardroom
WHO: SGS Marine Service

If you’re not able to attend, please contact us any time. Connect immediately at nam.marineservices@sgs.com.

Hope to see you there!

Lisa Drake, PhD
Environment, Health & Safety
SGS Global Marine Services
Marine Business Area Manager – Americas