New man ”on the bridge” at Hans Buch Marine

By Betina | 25th April 2018

Palle Wredstrøm appointed as new Division Manager for the marine On April 1, 2018 Hans Buch A/S welcomed Palle Wredstrøm as Division Manager for the Marine division, where he will be in charge of developing sales and associated services as well as product and customer portfolio within the marine, meteorology and railway segments. And Palle […]

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Inmarsat C I-4 Migration

By Betina | 19th January 2018

As you may be aware, the Inmarsat-3 (I-3) constellation of satellites are reaching the end of their lifespan, which has made it necessary for Inmarsat to roll out the end of life process for several of their legacy services, and to migrate those that will continue onto Inmarsat-4 (I-4). One such service to be migrated […]

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Hans Buch A/S celebrates 100 years anniversary

By Betina | 16th January 2018

In 1918, Frank Sinatra is 3 years old, the first speech film is not yet shown in Denmark, and an engineering and trading company named Hans Buch & Co. is founded. More specifically, Tuesday, October 1, 1918, engineer Hans Buch opened the business in Nyhavn 43 in Copenhagen. At that time, the latest in modern […]

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Golar LNG SIGNS AGREEMENT WITH ERMA FIRST TO INSTALL BWTS

By mikkel | 30th November 2017

  Oslo based Golar LNG has agreed with ERMA FIRST, to install a Ballast Water Treatment System (BWTS) on up to 16 LNG vessels. The first installations of ERMA FIRST BWTS is expected to take place during the company’s next dry-docking scheduled for the second quarter of 2018. The installation of the system will continue […]

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Uni-Tankers and Hans Buch expand corporation

By Betina | 10th November 2017

When safety matters We are proud to announce that Uni-Tankers and Hans Buch are expanding the corporation with Steri-7 biocidal disinfection series. Safety is a key element of Uni-Tankers’ vision, and the innovative biocidal disinfection series from Steri-7 is a perfect match. We are always looking for new and innovative products which can benefit our […]

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ERMA FIRST BWTS receives USCG type approval

By Betina | 10th November 2017

  ERMA FIRST becomes the first full flow electrolysis BWTS vendor worldwide that received the USCG Type Approval on Wednesday the 18th of October 2017. The USCG Type Approved ERMA FIRST BWTS FIT is the ideal solution for vessels that operate in United States waters and worldwide.   Following a long testing regime, ERMA FIRST […]

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ERMA FIRST – Ballast Water Treatment

By Betina | 4th October 2017

With the Ballast Water Management Convention soon entering into force, shipowners will be required to comply with either D-1 (ballast water exchange) or D-2 (ballast water treatment) standards until such time as it is required that they comply only with the D-2 standard. New build vessels must install ballast water treatment systems if constructed on […]

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Ballast Water Management Convention

By Betina | 4th October 2017

During autumn 2017, the first part of the Ballast Water Management Convention is scheduled to enter into force. Up to 60.000 ships worldwide should at this time be able to live up to the new rules for cleaning their ballast water – preventing invasive species spreading through ballast water. In 2004, the International Maritime Organization […]

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New Scandinavian partnership

By mikkel | 5th September 2017

Hans Buch Marine has opened a new door signing a new partnership agreement with a young innovative quality and environmental focussed German company, Loewe Marine Hans Buch Marine is proud to be the Scandinavian representative of Loewe Marine. We have chosen Loewe Marine as our new partner because of their excellent ability to create value to […]

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Ballast Water Impacts

Ballast Water Impacts

By Editor | 17th August 2017

  Ballast water is essential for safe and efficient modern shipping operations. But ballast water also impacts serious ecological problems due to the multitude of marine species carried in ships’ ballast water. The ballast water includes bacteria, microbes, small invertebrates, eggs, cysts and larvae of various species. The transferred species may survive to establish a […]

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