ERMAFIRST 
BALLAST WATER TREATMENT SYSTEM

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Founded in 2009 and headquartered in Greece, ERMA FIRST is a global leader in Ballast Water Technology Solutions. Our robust systems ensure worldwide compliance, provide operational simplicity and reduce operational expenditure.
ERMA FIRST's customer-centric approach also offers flexible and convenient servicing through a trusted network of engineers worldwide. ERMA FIRST provides sales, maintenance and training to clients via a network of offices in 46 countries.


ENVIRONMENT FIRST
The marine environment is not just the area we operate in, it is the area we live in. ERMA FIRST believes in sustainability and is dedicated to preserving and protecting the marine ecosystem globally.


A GLOBAL LEADER
Our vision is to be the leading BWTS manufacturer globally, meeting every customer need with simplicity, efficiency, and reliability. Sustainability, innovation, and trust are the core pillars of our approach.


CUSTOMERS DRIVE OUR BUSINESS
The outstanding ERMA FIRST research and development team constantly provides new sustainable and reliable products. Our comprehensive after-sales service also delivers unparalleled customer support.

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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.

ERMA FIRST BWTS FIT​

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.

ERMA FIRST BWTS ​

ERMA FIRST BWTS FIT incorporates the most reliable and efficient filtration followed by a state-of-the-art disinfection stage.


Filtration takes place in either 40 microns automatic backwashing filters. The disinfection stage takes place using our own highly customized electrodes, providing the appropriate amount of disinfectant agent by using minimum power and ensuring compliance.
The ERMA FIRST BWTS FIT provides ship managers and operators with unmatched practical flexibility and allows the ships to operate unimpeded globally.


There is no need to slow down cargo operations, no need to undertake ballast water exchange and no need for treatment at discharge.

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KEY HIGHLIGHTS

  • Simple and Flexible

  • Suitable for all pump capacities

  • Suitable for all available spaces

  • Suitable for Fresh Waters (0,9 PSU Salinity) & Low Temperature Waters (3oC)

  • Low Power Consumption in Various Waters (1,8 kW/100m3 at 30 PSU)

 

KEY BENEFITS

  • Capacity range from 50 to 300M3/HR

  • Developed to exceed all the special installation requirements

  • Outstanding performance under the most demanding conditions

  • Long-lasting operation at an extremely small footprint element