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BWBlack & White
BWBandwidth
BWBusiness Week
BWBest Western (hotel chain)
BWBusiness Information Warehouse (SAP, Oracle)
BWBusiness Wire
BWBollywood (India)
BWBaldwin-Wallace College
BWBirth Weight
BWBeast Wars (Transformers comic)
BWBeing Watched (chat)
BWBeautiful Woman
BWBaden-Württemberg (German Federal State)
BWBundeswehr (German Armed Forces)
BWBritish Waterways
BWBomb Wing
BWBiological Warfare
BWBroadband Wireless (NEC)
BWBest Wishes
BWBackward
BWBetty White (actress)
BWBoardwalk (Disney Resort)
BWBrackish Water
BWBluewater (London shopping center)
BWBlack Watch (British regiment)
BWBellwether
BWBodyweight
BWBlackwater
BWBurgerlijk Wetboek (Civil Code, The Netherlands)
BWBiological Weapon
BWBruce Willis (actor)
BWBarbed Wire (fence)
BWBlue Wave
BWBoogie Woogie (dance, musical genre)
BWBarry White
BWBuffalo Wings
BWBow Wow (American rapper)
BWBrood War (game)
BWBlack Winter (band)
BWBretton Woods (New Hampshire)
BWBlood Work (hematology)
BWBen Wallace (NBA player)
BWBattle Watch (Pokemon)
BWBlue Wolf (Lineage 2 game armor set)
BWBoy Wonder (Robin from Batman)
BWBitte Wenden (German: Please Turn Over)
BWBig Window
BWButt Weld
BWBombardment Wing
BWBallast Water (shipping)
BWBacked With (recording industry)
BWB-Wing (Star Wars)
BWBeamwidth
BWBolton Wanderers
BWBay Watch
BWBill Wyman (Rolling Stones member)
BWBaroque Works
BWBrot für die Welt
BWBench Warrant (court)
BWBelow Water
BWBetter Worse (financial)
BWBacteriological Warfare
BWBarrysWorld (gaming website)
BWBlack Wizard (Final Fantasy game)
BWBee Wax
BWBlue Wizard (Final Fantasy game)
BWBeached Whales
BWBuck Wheat (singer B.W. Stevenson)
BWBonded Winery
BWBone Wall (Diablo 2)
BWBorehole Water (drilling industry)
BWBrazilian Wife
BWBlack Warrant (heavy metal/industrial band)
BWBabcock and Wilcox Company (Lynchburg, VA)
BWBridgewire
BWBradbury & Wilkinson (stamp printers, UK)
BWBraze Welding
BWWest Indies Airways Ltd, (Trinidad and Tobago IATA airline code)
BWBattlefield Weather (US DoD)
BWBack of Walk (surveying)
BWAdaptive Baum-Welch (algorithm)
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The conference gathers key decision makers from the shipping industry to outline sustainable strategies and environmental best practice with regard to ballast water management, air emissions, fuel options and energy efficiency.
Muscat: If ships take it upon themselves to deal with the ballast water responsibly, then the threat of invasive species can be countered, experts said.
com)-- Following detailed scientific and technical evaluation by the Environmental Protection Department of Saudi Aramco, the Turner Designs' Ballast-Check 2 Handheld PAM Fluorometer (USA) is approved as a valid Ballast Water Sampling Instrument.
The International Convention for the Control and Management of Ships' Ballast Water and Sediments (BWM Convention) went into effect on September 8, 2017.
Safety in the marine industry is set to be improved after AkzoNobel, oil and gas tanker operator Barrier Group and DroneOps joined forces to develop a drone capable of remotely inspecting enclosed spaces and ballast water tanks.
Weakness in freight rates will increase tanker shipping demolitions over the next two years, with the trend accelerating in later years after a result of the IMO regulation on ballast water issued last week.
Cruise ships, tankers and cargo carriers use huge amounts of ballast water.
SU said, "I trust that as more patent offices register Hybrid Ship, the technology will be more readily adopted, which will help tackle problems associated with the transfer of harmful aquatic organisms and pathogens through ballast water.
USPRwire, Thu Jan 15 2015] Ballast water treatment systems refer to various products that assist in removing impurities from ballast water, which is normally used by shipping vehicles to maintain balance and stability.
The increase was primarily due to the increase in development costs of for ballast water treatment systems (BWTS) to approximately USD283,000 in 2014 as compared to approximately USD137,000 for 2013's first six months.
Ballast water is seawater that ships carry to maintain balance, it is normally taken on in ballast tanks in the ship's bottom at the unloading port, and then discharged at the loading port.