Ballast Water Treatment

World-class Manufacturer of BWTS


ERMA FIRST S.A. was established in 2009 by a team of specialists with strong background and expertise in waste and water treatment technology in Marine applications. Driven by the Maritime needs and legislation, and monitoring the Environmental Protection challenges, the company started designing and manufacturing Ballast Water TreatmentSystems. Being successfully tested in the most prominent test facilities, the ERMA FIRST systems are certified and have been awarded for technological achievement many times through the years. ERMA FIRST holds a strong position in the global competition in ballast water treatment. In a very short period of time, the company has numerous projects in shipyards in China, Korea, Japan as well as other areas.

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Excellence of Simplicity

ERMA FIRST BWTS FIT is an advanced modular system that was developed to exceed all the special installation requirements either for New Building vessels or any retrofit projects. Covering an extensive capacity range of 50-3000m3/hr and having completed successfully the required tests on the way to USCG approval, ERMA FIRST FIT is an ideal solution for all types of ships.



The Ultimate Sediment Control

ERMA FIRST BWTS is the industry’s standard system based on the most efficient filtration device, the multi hydrocyclones. The system uses an advanced filtration and cyclonic separation stage for the removal of large organisms and sediment in combination with an electrolytic cell for the production of free chlorine and the elimination of the remaining viable organisms.

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