Ecochlor joins NAMEPA

(MAYNARD, Mass.) — The North American Marine Environmental Protection Association (NAMEPA) has announced that Ecochlor Inc. has become a member of the group. Ecochlor’s recruitment to NAMEPA demonstrates its passion to preserve the world's oceans.

Ecochlor, a leader in the ballast water treatment industry, utilizes a filtration and chlorine dioxide treatment technology. The system’s effectiveness isn’t impaired by variations in salinity, temperature, turbidity, organics, and vibration. No re-treatment or neutralization is necessary at discharge. The system meets or exceeds the most demanding International Maritime Organization and U.S. Coast Guard regulations.

As a manufacturer of ballast water management systems, Ecochlor is dedicated to keeping coastal ecosystems free from invasive species. "NAMEPA’s goal of preserving the marine environment closely aligns with our mission to conserve waters around the world," said Steve Candito, Ecochlor’s CEO.

NAMEPA is a marine industry-led organization of environmental stewards preserving the marine environment by promoting sustainable marine industry best practices and educating seafarers, students and the public about the need and strategies for protecting global ocean, lake and river resources. For more information, visit

By Professional Mariner Staff