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aqua-tools is France-based specialist in water microbiological technologies for applications in the marine, industrial, health and municipal sectors. The company’s analytical tools are based on ATPmetry 2G technology, a protocol developed for the rapid microbiological monitoring of ballast water to verify compliance

 

 

 

 

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Business France presents aqua-tools with innovation award

Business France presents aqua-tools with innovation award

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

BUSINESS FRANCE PRESENTS AQUA-TOOLS WITH FIRST INNOVATION AWARD AT SMM 2018 Business France, the national agency supporting the international development of the French economy, presented its first-ever French Maritime Awards last week during the SMM trade... Read More

Passengership operators warned against spread of Legionnaires' disease

Passengership operators warned against spread of Legionnaires' disease

Monday, August 20, 2018

PASSENGER SHIP OPERATORS MUST DO MORE TO PREVENT THE SPREAD OF LEGIONNAIRES’ DISEASE France/USA-based Infection Control Solutions expert aqua-tools has said that cruiseship and ferry operators must do more to protect passengers from contracting... Read More

B-QUA wins Seatrade Clean Shipping Award

B-QUA wins Seatrade Clean Shipping Award

Monday, July 2, 2018

B-QUA BALLAST WATER TEST KIT WINS SEATRADE CLEAN SHIPPING AWARD France-based water microbiology specialist aqua-tools was presented with a Seatrade Award on Friday, during a celebratory lunch marking the 30th anniversary of what is considered one of the... Read More

Greek shipowners to invest in ballast water monitoring solutions

Greek shipowners to invest in ballast water monitoring solutions

Monday, June 25, 2018

GREEK SHIPOWNERS SET TO VERIFY THEIR BALLAST WATER TREATMENT SYSTEMS WITH ONBOARD TEST KIT Piraeus-based engineering and manufacturing firm Maritech Ltd has signed a sales and distribution agreement with French water microbiology company aqua-tools to meet... Read More

Singapore MPA selects aqua-tools' B-QUA for ballast testing

Singapore MPA selects aqua-tools' B-QUA for ballast testing

Monday, June 11, 2018

SINGAPORE MPA SELECTS AQUA-TOOLS B-QUA KIT FOR BALLAST WATER TESTING French water microbiology expert aqua-tools has won a tender to supply Singapore’s Maritime and Port Authority (MPA) with its B-QUA ballast water test kits. A public tender was... Read More

B-QUA nominated for clean shipping award

B-QUA nominated for clean shipping award

Thursday, May 24, 2018

AQUA-TOOLS’ B-QUA NOMINATED FOR SEATRADE CLEAN SHIPPING AWARD Aqua-tools’ B-QUA ballast water monitoring technique, which is based on an advanced Adenosine Tri-phosphates (ATP) testing methodology, has been nominated in the Clean Shipping... Read More

Aqua-Tools to urge tanker owners to assess treated ballast water

Aqua-Tools to urge tanker owners to assess treated ballast water

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

AQUA-TOOLS TO URGE TANKER OWNERS TO ASSESS TREATED BALLAST WATER   Water microbiology expert aqua-tools will present a paper to Asian tanker owners on the importance of taking onboard analysis of ballast waters in verifying system performance and... Read More

aqua-tools to participate in new ISO standard for ballast water sampling

aqua-tools to participate in new ISO standard for ballast water sampling

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

AQUA-TOOLS TO PARTICIPATE IN NEW ISO STANDARD FOR BALLAST WATER SAMPLING AND ANALYSIS  Paris-based aqua-tools is to participate in the formulation of an international standard for ballast water sampling and analysis. The company, which specialises in... Read More

Aqua-Tools to provide free ballast water training and support with every B-QUA test kit

Aqua-Tools to provide free ballast water training and support with every B-QUA test kit

Thursday, January 18, 2018

AQUA-TOOLS TO PROVIDE FREE TRAINING AND SUPPORT WITH EVERY B-QUA BALLAST WATER MONITORING SOLUTION Shipowners, test labs, ballast water manufacturers and Port State Control Authorities that use aqua-tools’ B-QUA rapid ballast water monitoring kit can... Read More

TRAFI study verifies ATP method for ballast water testing

TRAFI study verifies ATP method for ballast water testing

Thursday, November 2, 2017

TRAFI STUDY VERIFIES EFFICIENCY OF ATP BALLAST WATER MONITORING TECHNIQUES The Finnish Transport Safety Agency (Trafi) has published a review of methods available for analysing treated ballast water, concluding that Adenosine Triphosphate (ATP) or Pulse... Read More

Ballast water concerns raised at Miami Conference

Ballast water concerns raised at Miami Conference

Thursday, October 5, 2017

BALLAST WATER CONCERNS RAISED AT MIAMI CONFERENCE Shipowners attending a ballast water management conference in Miami last week were surprised to learn that once a ballast water treatment system has achieved Type Approval, there are no strict provisions in... Read More

aqua-tools expands to meet monitoring demand

aqua-tools expands to meet monitoring demand

Monday, September 25, 2017

AQUA-TOOLS EXPANDS BALLAST WATER TEAM TO DEVELOP NASCENT MONITORING MARKET France-based water microbiology specialist aqua-tools has appointed Carine Magdo as its Business Development Manager in a new role aimed at strengthening the company’s... Read More

SGS Group Orders 30 Advanced BWMS test kits from aqua-tools

SGS Group Orders 30 Advanced BWMS test kits from aqua-tools

Monday, August 21, 2017

SGS GROUP ORDERS ADVANCED BALLAST WATER MONITORING KITS AS COUNTRIES LOOK TO ENFORCE COMPLIANCE  aqua-tools, the specialist in water microbiology, has delivered the first in series of 30 state-of-the-art Rapid ATP Ballast Water Monitoring Systems to... Read More