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ERMA FIRST becomes the first full flow electrolysis BWTS vendor worldwide that received the USCG Type Approval on Wednesday the 18th of October 2017. The USCG Type Approved ERMA FIRST BWTS FIT is the ideal solution for vessels that operate in United States waters and worldwide.

Following a long testing regime, ERMA FIRST has successfully concluded its tests for the USCG Type Approval end of 2016. The superiority and the mature technology of ERMA FIRST BWTS FIT were endorsed with the application for the USCG Type Approval in May 2017. As of October 2017, ERMA FIRST is delighted to announce that ERMA FIRST BWTS FIT has obtained the USCG Type Approval certificate, becoming the most suitable solution for Ballast Water Treatment.

“With the Convention ratified and entered into force last September and the USCG BWM implementation in place, the installation of a Ballast Water Treatment System is essential