ULTIBALLAST Ships offers naval architects, designers and operators a number of clear advantages when designing and manufacturing new vessels and converting ships for other purposes.
High weight to volume ratio.
Available in a range of carefully controlled densities from 1.5 – 5.0 tonnes per cubic metre.
Allows precise placement of ballast with minimal access requirements, for improved flexibly and speed within production, docking and charter schedules.
Low volume requirements offer greater design flexibility and maximise usable space within the vessel without compromising cargo capacity.
Available as a non-stiffened, semi-stiffened or fully stiffened product. The fully stiffened version is recognised as permanent and does not require removal for mandatory inspections. Both the non-stiffened and semi -stiffened products can be removed offering a versatile temporary ballast solution.
Non-corrosive with pH 12, protects steel surfaces from condensation and corrosion.
Non-flammable and non-toxic making it safer to install and does not support the growth of micro-organisms can also be recycled as granular material at end of use.
No free surface effect when set and provides added impact resistance.
Proven record of use in a range of marine and offshore applications.
Complies with MARPOL and IBC code for use in chemical tanker vessels.
Produced and installed by our experienced team, throughout the UK and Europe to suit client requirements and locations.
Ship Ballast Applications
Our high-density ballast has a proven record of use in a range of marine and offshore applications.
Ultiballast complies with MARPOL and IBC code for use in chemical tanker vessels and is produced and installed by our experienced team, throughout the UK and Europe to suit client requirements and locations.