Category Archives: Ballast Water Compliance Monitoring

We now have a series of short videos that provide an overview of using the Ballast-Check 2 Handheld PAM Fluorometer.  Videos include: What’s in the Bbox Setting ship and tank values Using the calibration check standard Measuring a sample – … Continue reading

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California State Lands Commission (CSLC) recently completed a validation exercise of three indicative sampling tools while developing their draft compliance assessment protocols. They evaluated the sampling tools with three different ballast water treatment systems – one UV system and two … Continue reading

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The IMO Ballast Water management convention was ratified 12 years after being proposed and will enter into force on September 8, 2017. Turner Designs is excited to partner with Wilhelmsen Ships Services for sales & service of all shipboard requirements … Continue reading

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Turner Designs presented a poster on the Ballast-Check 2 at Ocean Optics in Victoria, B.C. in October 2016. The goal of the poster was to show how in vivo fluorescence detection can be used to verify ballast water compliance. Its ease of … Continue reading

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Turner Designs is very excited to partner with Wilhelmsen Ship Services (WSS) to supply the ballast water community with Ballast-Check 2, a small, hand-held fluorometer which enables quick, indicative checks of ballast water samples.  Turner Designs will continue to work … Continue reading

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Scientists and instrument manufacturers from around the world collaborated on a 10 day voyage in June of 2015 from Mindelo, Cape Verde to Hamburg, Germany. This voyage, funded by BSH (Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency of Germany), was made in … Continue reading

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Pam Mayerfeld returned from Singapore & London after giving presentations about Rapid Compliance Monitoring — Where it fits in the ballast water regulations, Some of the organizations validating it, Some of the organizations using it.    The presentation was well-received with … Continue reading

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Last week our VP of Marketing & Sales, Pam Mayerfeld, presented Rapid Compliance Monitoring for Ballast Water at Infocast’s Ballast Water Management Summit. >>View the presentation Blog this! Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Share on Linkedin … Continue reading

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We’ll be exhibiting at Infocast’s 3rd Ballast Water Management Summit, February 9-11, 2016 in Long Beach, CA.  Our Vice-President of Marketing and Sales, Pam Mayerfeld, will present “Rapid Compliance Monitoring” at 11:45am during the Pre-Summit Briefing on Tuesday.  To receive … Continue reading

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The Ballast-Check 2 Handheld PAM Fluorometer was used last summer on a cruise funded by the German Research Foundation. The focus of the cruise was ballast water sampling techniques and protocols. The Ballast-Check 2, a quick indicative compliance monitoring tool,  … Continue reading

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