HHI Delivers Eco-VLCC to Oman

12 January 2011 (Last Updated January 12th, 2011 18:30)

Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has delivered a VLCC equipped with an electrolysis ballast water treatment system (BWTS) to Oman Shipping Company. The company claims that the 317,000dwt vessel is the first VLCC fitted with the ballast water treatment system, capable of treating 100,000t

Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has delivered a VLCC equipped with an electrolysis ballast water treatment system (BWTS) to Oman Shipping Company.

The company claims that the 317,000dwt vessel is the first VLCC fitted with the ballast water treatment system, capable of treating 100,000t of ballast water.

The South Korean shipbuilder delivered a 7,000teu containership equipped with a BWTS in June 2009.