Headway to Provide BWMS to the Most Giant Container Shipowner


Headway recently concluded a contract with Mawei Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. to provide BWMS for 4+4 newbuilding container ship ordered by Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC). It was reported that MSC struck the deal of 8 Bangkokmax container ships, which will be delivered in the second half of 2023. The contract indicates Headway has been recognized by the largest container shipowner in the world.


MSC has overtaken Maersk as the world’s largest container line by operated container vessel capacity in late 2021. According to the data from Alphaliner, MSC operates 664 vessels that carry 4.35 million TEUs.


“More shipowners are turning to Headway for variety of BWM technologies”, said the project manager of Headway, “the contract indicates Headway has been recognized by MSC for its R&D ability, product quality, and service network”.


OceanGuard® BWMS adopts the Advanced Electrocatalysis Oxidation Process (AEOP), which brings advantages of ultra-low power consumption, compact design, explosion-proof, and no generation of hydrogen. Moreover, the technology is not affected by temperature, turbidity, or salinity. Up to now, OceanGuard® BWMS has been type-approved by major classification societies, which contains the revised G8 approval of the latest version of filters.


The W-Type filters independently researched by Headway have a larger filtration area and strong filter structure. The filter can stably operate in water with a high concentration of algae and jellyfishes. Enhanced by more than 120 service stations across 56 countries/regions, Headway continuously provides comprehensive, localized, 24-7 technical services and aftersales services to customers all over the world.


Furthermore, Headway is on the fast track to green shipping, the lately introduced OceanGuard® Marine Fuel Supply System, OceanGuard® Exhaust Gas Cleaning System, and OceanGuard® Carbon Capture, Storage and Utilization System have also attracted the attention of customers across the world. In the future, Headway will keep contributing to the shipping industry with innovation and service

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