Accidental introductions of non-native species has been of increasing concern since the 1980s when human-mediated transportation, mainly related to ships' ballast water, was recognized as a major route by which species are transported and spread.
PML Applications' Tim Fileman attended the 8th Global TestNet meeting in London to discuss important topics surrounding ballast water testing and has now been asked to continue his duties as secretariat for another year. More information about the event and network can be found here
PML Applications was contracted by Carnival UK and Alfa Laval to conduct an independent shipboard test of the Alfa Laval Pureballast 2.0 fitted to a Carnival UK vessel.
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Coldharbour Marine approached us to independently verify the efficacy of their Ballast Water Treatment System during each stage of the system process.