CMA CGM buys ballast water systems for new mega-ships

French ballast water system supplier Bio-Sea has won an order for three systems from container carrier CMA CGM which will install the systems on its new ultra-large container vessels.

Bio-Sea will supply three ballast water treatment systems for French container carrier CMA CGM. According to a statement, Bio-Sea is the only French supplier of systems for cleaning ships' ballast water, a product for which demand is expected to surge once the ballast water convention comes into force.

CMA CGM has opted - like Maersk Line on its Triple-E vessels - to install the systems on three of the carrier's new 20,600 teu vessels in order to be prepared once the delayed legislation comes into force.

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