De Nora has created a separate arm of the company for the maritime market Photo: De Nora Water Technologies
De Nora has created a new legal entity, De Nora Marine Technologies, to facilitate the company’s global growth strategy within the maritime market.
The ballast water treatment system (BWTS) specialist will use the new entity to expand its business via acquisitions and sales of its BALPURE BWTS and other water treatment technologies soon to be launched. De Nora Marine Technologies will be headquartered at De Nora’s facility in Sugarland Texas, USA, and headed up by general manager, Matt Granitto.
“While the initial development of our marine business benefitted greatly from being part of a larger organisation, it has entered a significant growth phase and is able to stand on its own,” explained Mr Granitto. “Through standing on its own, De Nora Marine Technologies is able to understand and better adapt to the unique needs of the maritime community, at a critical time when owners and operators are under intense scrutiny to increase their environmental performance.”
“Now that De Nora Marine Technologies is a separate entity we can concentrate fully on becoming a partner of choice to the maritime community and continue to provide the highest quality products and services to the commercial marine market to ensure the protection of the environment,” he added.
The new company comes at a critical time for the shipping industry when owners and operators face important investment decisions regarding compliance with new environmental regulations such as the Ballast Water Management Convention and the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships.