Hyde Marine ballast water management systems selected by Chinese shipbuilders

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PITTSBURGH, PA, May 23, 2011 -- Calgon Carbon subsidiary Hyde Marine has been awarded three contracts to supply a total of 13 Hyde GUARDIAN® Ballast Water Treatment (BWT) Systems for use on various vessels.

The chemical-free Hyde GUARDIAN BWT process uses filtration and ultraviolet disinfection to treat ships' ballast water to prevent the spread of invasive species from port to port.

Hyde Marine will supply eight multi-purpose vessels for the China Navigation Co., the deep sea shipping arm of John Swire & Sons. The systems will have a treatment capacity of 500 m³/hr and will be delivered for installation beginning in April 2012.

Separately, Hyde Marine's Chinese distributor will supply Hyde Model HG300 systems for Taizhou Kouan Shipbuilding Co. These units have a treatment capacity of 300 m³/hr and will be installed on three 1100TEU container vessels for the Norwest Shipping Agencies. The systems are scheduled for delivery beginning in September 2011.

Hyde Marine's Chinese distributor will also deliver two Hyde GUARDIAN Model HG100 systems for Guangzhou Huangpu Shipbuilding. The systems will be used on two 14,000 kw Pelagic Rescue Ships for the Bureau of Rescue and Salvage, Ministry of Transport of PRC. These systems will have a treatment capacity of 100 m³/hr and delivery is expected to begin in January 2012.

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