News and press releases from Bawat


Congratulations to Laura Hernández Ruiz, MSc in Aquatic Science and Technology from DTU - Technical University of Denmark, for passing her defense last week with the highest grade possible. Well done Laura, you nailed it! Her thesis was “Climate change and oil pollution: a dangerous cocktail for tropical zooplankton”. 

Laura has had a student position at Bawat for the past 2 years. We are pleased to announce that Laura will join Bawat full time as Project Engineer and continue with us on the Bawat journey. We are proud of you and happy to have you on our team!

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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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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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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It’s all about having the right people on the team! Bawat is pleased to welcome Jim Hansen as Head of Projects. Jim has a background as electrician and marine engineer and brings solid experience from the industry from Pon Power Scandinavia and previously from A.P. Moller - Maersk. Welcome Jim – great to have you on our team!

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


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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28 August 2018

See you at SMM

Come join us at SMM 2018 in Hamburg between September 4 and 7. You cand find us in hall B5 booth 235.

Bawat is pleased to welcome Mario Gómez-Rey González (left) and Alexander Arnild (right) to our team of project engineers. A soon-to-be M. Sc graduate in Naval Architecture and Marine Oceanic Engineering, Mario has participated in several projects at Bawat during his internship for the past 5 months. Alexander brings professional experience from the maritime industry – previously from MAN Diesel & Turbo and Maersk Line. Welcome to the Bawat Team!

Bawat will attend the SMM Exhibition in Hamburg, September 4-7, 2018. 

We would like to invite you to our stand at SMM in Hamburg for a presentation of Bawat's innovative take on ballast water management.

You will find us at booth B5.235 in hall B5 together with our business partner Epsco Germany.

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BAWAT A/S has entered a Collaboration and Supply Agreement with Singapore-based X-PRESS FEEDERS, to ensure compliance with ballast water treatment requirements. The Agreement covers retrofit of container vessels with the BAWAT Ballast Water Management System (BWMS) and represents an important milestone for BAWAT.

“Signing a contract with a renowned company as X-PRESS FEEDERS is recognition of BAWAT and our unique technology”, says Kim Diederichsen, CEO BAWAT A/S.

The first turn-key retrofit project covers system supply and in-voyage installation of a BAWAT BWMS onboard a 38.000 DWT container vessel. System installation is ongoing with scheduled commissioning mid-April 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.

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Anders Rasmussen has joined Bawat a/s this week as Installation Manager. Anders will be supervising installations of Bawat’s ballast water management systems on ships in shipyards around the world as well as installations during voyage.

Not only is Anders bringing in solid professional experience, but Anders is also a fast runner from the “RUNNAR” running club in Aarhus. A perfect match because in Bawat we run fast every day to service our potential and existing customers, who have made a smart decision in choosing Bawat’s ballast water management system.

Welcome Anders, great to have you on our Team!

09 February 2018

Say hi to our students!

From left: Mario Gómez-Rey González, MSc. Naval Architect and Marine Engineering.
Thomas Reefer Nielsen and Ditte Emilie Wittendorff, B.En. Mechanical Engineer.
Laura Hernández Ruiz, MSc. Aquatic Science and Technology.
Welcome to the Bawat journey.

15 January 2018

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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

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Bawat technology validated by hard to acheive EU innovation funding.

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Bawat provide onshore mobile ballast water treatment

The Danish company has developed a containerized ballast water treatment system

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Bawat A/S raises funding totaling in DKK 40 Million

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

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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

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Epsco Germany

Süderstrasse 159 a,

20537 Hamburg, Germany

Phone: +49 40 25330540

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Epsco Cyprus

1st floor, No. 12 C, Kolonakiou Street, Linopetra

4103 Ayios Athanasios, Limassol

Phone: +357 25733091

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Ortech Marine

Aydıntepe mah. Sahil bulvarı

N0.191 Alize iş merkezi kat:1

D:65 Tuzla /İstanbul 34947

Phone: +90 216 494 11 15/16

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Trafalgar Oil

107-109 Vassileos Pavlou Voula

16673 Athens, Greece

Phone: +30 210 899 1222

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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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