Development of ballast water disinfection in unified light and sound field

According to Global Environment Facility, one of the most significant threat for global ocean is a transfer of alien marine organisms with ship’s ballast water to new environmental conditions. This can cause severe damage for fishery and local aquaculture, cause infection distribution and other negative consequences.

Existing ballast water treatment solutions on the market have the following disadvantages: chlorine-containing compounds are formed, formaldehydes are present, high cost, low efficiency. (more…)

New 20 projects are approved by MARINET during the meeting in Nizhny Novgorod

The MARINET Meeting in an expanded format, which was attended by more than 100 representatives of leading companies, scientific centers and universities of the marine industry, as well as government agencies and development institutions, was held February 28 in the Nizhny Novgorod State Technical University named after R.E. Alekseev. The practice of regional MARINET meetings is aimed at attracting new participants projects at the expense of representatives of the regions. Nizhny Novgorod, which is one of the leading centers of Russian shipbuilding, information technology and instrumentation, has become a new step in the regional development of MARINET. (more…)