Ballast Water Treatment Market: Opportunities for Technologies in Light of Regulation Changes
|出版商||Global Water Intelligence||商品編碼||324511|
|出版日期||內容資訊||英文 32 Pages
|全球壓艙水處理系統市場:在法規改革下的各種技術之商機 Ballast Water Treatment Market: Opportunities for Technologies in Light of Regulation Changes|
|出版日期: 2015年03月31日||內容資訊: 英文 32 Pages||
A surge of investment in ballast water treatment is expected in 2015, due to the imminent ratification of the IMO Convention and the first USCG approved ballast water treatment technology. The USCG type approval is currently the most wanted stamp among BWTS suppliers and could provide them with a huge advantage in the market. This timely GWI Analysts' Report will provide you with key information to help you to be successful in this emerging market.
Ballast water treatment system (BWTS) suppliers need to act now to position themselves as a key player in this market and to take full advantage of the emerging opportunities. Currently there are a few thousand BWTSs installed in the world, with a vast majority on new builds which are largely being constructed in Asia. However, the need to retrofit existing ships in all parts of the world is expected to change the market dynamics and increase market size. It is predicted that over 60,000 vessels will be fitted with BWTSs in the next few years, and sales of systems are expected to grow accordingly during this period. Whether you are in the marine shipping industry and need to comply with regulations or a BWTS supplier that needs to understand the future of this market to remain competitive - this report is a must-have resource for your business.
The report investigates:
These features will enable you to understand the competitive dynamic and plan your strategy for capitalising on the market.
In 2004, the International Maritime Organization's (IMO) BWM Convention was adopted to prevent the spread of invasive species and minimise damage to the marine eco-system. The Convention requires approval by at least 30 countries representing 35% of worlds merchant shipping tonnage, of which almost 33% have already signed up, raising hopes that the 35% will be reached in 2015.
After ratification, the IMO standards will take 12 months to come into force, at which point ship owners are expected to increase the pace at which they purchase systems. The testing procedure guidelines (G8 guidelines) that BWTSs need to adhere to in order to comply with IMO's Convention are also under discussion in 2015, with the potential application of a ‘grandfathering period' as a major topic of review. BWTS suppliers need to strategically position their business in the market at the right time - this report will ensure you are up to date with the status of the Convention and the approved technology suppliers in the industry.
Although the IMO convention is a long-awaited game-changer for the market, it appears that the more stringent USCG approval process will be the more crucial decider in spurring the market into action. In 2012, the US Coastguard (USCG) enforced its own regulations, requiring that all ships calling at US ports which intend to discharge ballast water must either carry out ballast water exchange or ballast water treatment, in addition to fouling and sediment management. As of yet, no BWTSs have been approved to USCG standards and there are a limited number of assessors available to test treatment technologies to this level. However, with several technologies close to gaining this acceptance, it is expected that the first such approval will occur in 2015. The first BWTS suppliers to gain this approval will have a key advantage in this market- this report will help you understand USCG regulations and available systems that will allow you to ship in the U.S. waters.
Ballast Water Treatment Market helps you understand where the biggest opportunities lie and how to capitalise on these prospects by tailoring your solution to the demands of the market.
Over the next few years the market is set to grow significantly as ship owners and ship builders invest in ballast water treatment systems to comply with developing regulations.
This timely report offers: