11 October 2019
10 October 2019
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. Marcus Hummer, former COO in Kelvion, will assume the role as the company's new managing director. In addition, Bawat welcomes Thomas S. Knudsen, former MAN Energy CEO and current chair of Maritime Denmark as a board member, joined by Charlotte Hummer Vad, formerly at Novozymes, and Peter Stokbro of Unitankers. The boards chairman is still Klaus Nyborg. Bawat is grateful for the investment and trust shown by its new investors, amongst them SelfInvest Family Office, Klaus Kjærulff (Skuld chair and former Torm CEO) and Åge Søndergaard, SonFlow.
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15 August 2019
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.Read more
05 February 2019
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.Read more
30 January 2019
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.Read more
29 October 2018
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.
19 September 2018
03 September 2018
06 March 2018
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.
05 December 2017
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
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
Bawat technology validated by hard to acheive EU innovation funding.Read more
25 April 2017
Bawat provide onshore mobile ballast water treatment
The Danish company has developed a containerized ballast water treatment systemRead more
12 July 2016
Bawat A/S raises funding totaling in DKK 40 Million
09 October 2014
“Nobody thought it was possible,” commented Kim Diederichsen, CEO of BAWAT AS...
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.Read more