Hyde Marine, Inc. and Alandia Engineering OY announced the signing of a Letter of Intent (LOI) for Alandia to provide engineering and installation services for the Hyde Guardian ballast water management technology.
‘The partnership allows Hyde to offer its customers an organization to manage the multi-disciplined task of installing ballast water management systems on existing ships. A formal agreement will be signed during the next few months. Hyde Marine intends to continue this partnership effort to include additional engineering and installation company partners in order to serve customers in all market segments and geographical locations worldwide.Hyde began developing BWT technology more than ten years ago working closely with regulators, researchers and shippers. Hyde delivered and installed five ballast treatment systems in 2001-2002, leading up to the delivery of Hyde Guardian systems on the cruise ship Coral Princess in 2003 and the Celebrity Mercury in 2006.