News and press releases from Bawat


01 September 2021

Bawat is looking for a Project Manager

Are you passionate about protecting the world’s oceans through green technology for ballast water? Do you have experience with technical project management? Then we have just the position for you!

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09 February 2021

Bawat and Green Swan Partners Announce Joint Venture

Today, Bawat A/S, Denmark and Green Swan Partners LLC, a U.S. - based venture builder, announced the formation of a joint venture, Ballast Technology Services (BTS) Aps (, based in Denmark.

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19 January 2021

World’s First – Herbosch-Kiere Chooses Containerized Mobile BWMS from Bawat

Bawat is pleased to announce that the Marine Engineering specialist company, Herbosch-Kiere has chosen Bawat’s Mobile containerized BWMS for its reception facility to serve its entire fleet of vessels and barges. 

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05 January 2021

Bawat and Pan Ocean sign contract to implement BWMS on two Heavy Lift vessels

Bawat is pleased to announce the contract with the Korean shipping company Pan Ocean on Bawat BWMS for their Heavy Lift Vessels Sun Rise and Sun Shine.


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04 November 2020

Listen to Bawat's CEO Marcus Hummer in a webinar

Listen to Bawat's CEO Marcus Hummer taking part in a webinar hosted by Riviera Maritime Media with the title: Niche solutions and decarbonisation of ballast water treatment systems.
It took place on the 4th November 2020. Listen to it in your own time.
Please listen to the webinar.
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07 September 2020

Bawat and Giantech join hands to service Singapore-based ships with Ballast Water Treatment Systems

Bawat A/S and Giantech are pleased to announce an agreement to provide Singapore based sales and solutions support of Bawat BWMS for maritime and offshore customers in Singapore. 


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25 August 2020

Bawat Appoints Ålesund Maritime A/S as Sales Representative in Norway

Bawat A/S and Ålesund Maritime A/S are pleased to announce an agreement to provide Norwegian based sales and solutions support of Bawat BWMS or maritime and offshore customers in Norway.


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11 June 2020

Bawat signs deal with S&SYS

Bawat signs deal with S&SYS joining their sales and promotional forces worldwide.

Read more here: Article

28 April 2020

Bawat joins forces with AMW-MARINE

We are pleased to announce that AMW-MARINE and Bawat have joined forces for the Benelux market for Bawats BWMS technology.

Read more here: Article

12 March 2020

As the COVID-19 outbreak continually evolves, it is our key priority to take care of our employees and customers.

As the COVID-19 outbreak continually evolves, it is our key priority to take care of our employees and customers. The Bawat team is well prepared for this current situation and is open for business. Do not hesitate to contact us, we are looking forward to delivering you our best service and expertise.

02 March 2020

Bawat’s cost effective simple ballast water system awarded US Coast Guard Type Approval on top of earlier IMO Code approval.

Bawat receives Type Approval from US Coast Guard for its BWMS and sets industry benchmark using waste-heat for treatment instead of chemicals, filters or UV. All done in a truly one-pass process independent of salinity, turbidity and temperature.

Read more here: Press release

03 February 2020

Container-based pasteurised BWMS solution arrives in Belgium

Danish ballast water treatment system manufacturer Bawat has shipped a mobile version of its pasteurising system to a port in Belgium.

Read more here: Article

24 January 2020

Our mobile solution on its way to Belgium!

Our unique mobile solution is on its way to Belgium to serve our customer's fleet! One unit serves numerous ships, what an efficient ballast water treatment solution. Can't wait to see it running!

04 November 2019

BAWAT opex-neutral ballast water treatment system wins IMO Type Approval

Unique pasteurisation treatment system sails through new tougher type approval process to give shipowners better peace of mind. 

Read more here: Press release

10 October 2019

New investors to make Bawat a growth company

With fresh capital from USTC-owner Torben Østergaard-Nielsen and former Torm CEO Klaus Kjærulff, among others, Danish supplier Bawat is ready to take the next step. "Now we're going to make money," says newly appointed CEO to ShippingWatch.

Read more here: Article (English) - Article (Danish)


07 October 2019

Bawat A/S raises new capital of more than DKK 20m, fortifies board and management

Bawat, maker of the unique ballast water treatment system that uses a ship’s own waste heat to treat ballast water, has secured more than DKK 20m in equity and brought in industry heavyweights to strengthen board and management positions.

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15 August 2019

One step closer to USCG Type Approval

Bawat is proud to announce that applications for type approval of the Bawat Ballast Water Management System (BWMS) have been submitted to the U.S. Coast Guard and Danish Maritime Authorities, respectively. The submissions follow the successful conclusions of the land based and shipboard tests. Both test series demonstrating the outstanding robustness and efficacy of BAWAT’s BWMS. 

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05 February 2019

BAWAT Positions for USCG Approval and Market Impact

BAWAT is on the verge of achieving full USCG approval for its unique pasteurization-based ballast water management system, with test results demonstrating the total efficacy of the simple, energy efficient and “150 year old” technological process. BAWAT CEO Kim Diederichsen says “a wake up call” is on its way, for both the segment and the broader shipping industry.

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30 January 2019

Bawat support the Global Goal 14 - life below water

Healthy oceans and seas are essential to our existence as they cover 70 percent of our planet. We rely on them for food, energy and water and we must protect them by responsibly manage and protect all marine life around the world. Bawat support the Global Goal 14 - life below water.

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29 October 2018

Saving our seas, simply – unique BAWAT technology transforms ballast water challenge.

Untreated ballast water has been identified as the second biggest threat to global biodiversity after climate change. Following years of inaction the shipping industry is addressing the issue and fighting the spread of invasive species. Danish firm BAWAT has devised a revolutionary technology to help shipowners win the war – simply, cost effectively and reliably.

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19 September 2018

In-voyage BWMS with Danfoss and BAWAT

"The BAWAT system could not be simpler,” says Henrik Jorgensen, Sales Engineer at Danfoss.


03 September 2018

Radically rethinking ballast water management

What if your ship could comply with the BWM Convention without even fitting a treatment system? Bawat has developed a prime example of a simple and mobile ballast water treatment solution fitted neatly into a single shipping container.

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06 March 2018

BWMS powered by waste heat from ships’ engines

There is plenty of waste heat available on most ships, Bawat CEO Kim Diederichsen told journalists at the company’s headquarters on the Danish Technology University site just north of Copenhagen last week.

Click to read article in Seatrade Maritime

05 December 2017

BAWAT signs agreement with BOSKALIS

BAWAT A/S has signed a Cooperation and Supply Agreement with BOSKALIS B.V. The Agreement covers a turn-key pilot project with option for fleet agreement retrofitting Trailing Suction Hopper Dredgers with BAWAT’s Ballast Water Management System (BWMS).

The Agreement represents an important milestone for BAWAT.“Signing a contract with a renowned company as BOSKALIS is recognition of BAWAT and our unique technology”, says Kim Diederichsen, CEO BAWAT.

The pilot project covers system supply and installation of a BAWAT BWMS onboard a 7.300 DWT Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger. System installation and commissioning is ongoing and scheduled to be completed by mid-December 2017.

10 November 2017

USCG type approval

We are busy testing Bawat BWMS for USCG type approval at the DHI facility in Hundested, Denmark, under the supervision of Lloyd's Register

16 August 2017

EU Research and Innovation Programme supports Bawat

Press release

Bawat technology validated by hard to acheive EU innovation funding.

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25 April 2017

Bawat provide onshore mobile ballast water treatment

Bawat provide onshore mobile ballast water treatment

The Danish company has developed a containerized ballast water treatment system

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12 July 2016

Bawat A/S raises funding totaling in DKK 40 Million

Bawat A/S raises funding totaling in DKK 40 Million

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09 October 2014

Pasteurizing Ballast Water?

“Nobody thought it was possible,” commented Kim Diederichsen, CEO of BAWAT AS...

Click to open article in gCaptain

09 October 2014

Pioneering system for ballast water treatment ready to enter market

The pioneering system for ballast water treatment on commercial vessels, developed by the Danish company Bawat A/S, has successfully completed all IMO required tests, as verified by the classification society DNV-GL.

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Bawat Denmark

Agern Allé 24

2970 Hørsholm, Denmark

Phone: +45 8870 8803


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Giantech Engineering Pte Ltd

18 Boon Lay Way Tradehub21

#05-133/134 Singapore 609966

Phone:+ 65 6316 8595



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Ortech Marine

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D:65 Tuzla /İstanbul 34947

Phone: +90 216 494 11 15/16

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XL Shipping

XL Shipping House, Voula

16673 Athens, Greece

Phone: +30 6977577120

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Kawato Marine Partners

3-17-5, Mutsuura-Higashi, Kanazawa, Yokohama

Kanagawa, 236-0037 Japan

Phone: +81(90)3104-1272

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Unique Group, Unique System FZE

Plot 1D/07A

Near Roundabout 2,

Phase 1, Hamriyah Free Zone, Sharjah - UAE

P.O. Box: 42505

Phone: +971 6 5130333

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Veersedijk 99

3341 LL, Hendrik-Ido-Ambacht, Netherlands

Phone: +3178-6810100



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Hwaseong-si, Gyeonggi-do, Republic of Korea (ZIP 18468)

Phone:+82(0)31 229 1137

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Ålesund Maritime A/S

Phone: +47 9760 3595



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PL Rappresentanze

Loc. Gabrovizza 58/A

34010 Sgonico Trieste

Phone: +39 040 225732



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Technonaval LLC.

12150 SW 128 Court

Suite 120,  Miami, FL 33186

Phone: +1 305 318-3894


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