OceanGuard® BWMS Obtained ATEX Certification


Recently, Headway Technology Group Co., Ltd. updated the explosion-proof certification of OceanGuard® Ballast Water Management System (BWMS) with ATEX certificate issued by TÜV SÜD. The upgrade indicates Headway has reached the world's leading level in the industrial design of BWMS components.

The newly upgraded ATEX certification for OceanGuard® BWMS covers Monitoring Unit and EUT Unit, which have passed strict inspections in the laboratories of TÜV SÜD. The inspections proved that the above units can be installed and operate in Non-Cargo Holding Hazardous Location of Zone 1 and above.

The certificate awarding ceremony was held in Headway Industrial Park a few days ago. Ing. Kristof De Gersem, from TÜV SÜD, and  representatives of Headway attended the ceremony.


TUV SÜD was established in 1866 and has more than 1,000 branches in 50 countries around the world. It has the world's top explosion protection testing laboratories, and is one of the designated agencies of the ATEX Directive.

About OceanGuard® BWMS

OceanGuard® BWMS adopts the AEOP technology and the fully automatic back-flushing filter. It has the advantages of a single treatment and less holding-time. It is also not affected by the salinity, temperature, or turbidity of the water. At the same time, OceanGuard® BWMS has successively obtained recognition of nearly 20 major classification societies and flag states. The market share ranks among the top in the world.

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