Your dedicated water lab
MEA-nl (Marine Eco Analytics) is a commercial and independent test facility with two laboratories. Globally, we are one of the key players in the field of ballast water treatment for sea-going ships. MEA-nl uses naturally available, ambient water for all its testing purpose. An important mission for the forthcoming years is to expand our activities both within the ballast water industry and other water treatment purposes.
- Determination of the content of insolubles at our laboratory
- Filtration of insolubles at our Test Facility Barge, determination of the content or insolubles at our laboratory
- Quantitative determination of the density of ciliates (10-50 microns) in water
With our test barge the MEA-Innovator we facilitate the intake of natural water from all three salinities, in order to enable us to meet any regulatory and customers’ demand.
Our Hydro-biological lab is a fully equipped, state of the art laboratory where we conduct a wide variety of both organic, anorganic, biological content and chemical analyses.
As a vital part of Type Approval and Ship Compliance BWTS and VGP testing, the analysis of bacteria and microbes is the core competence of our microbiological laboratory.
On May 25th, MEA-nl has been accredited according the ISO/IEC 17025 Laboratory standard. We are very proud of this achievement, which can be considered as another milestone in our history. The standard enables MEA-nl to deepen its activities in the maritime ballast...read more
MEA-nl’s test activities for ballast water Type Approval (TA) testing usually takes place from April to November. This is because of the natural variation of conditions in the three waters that MEA has in its nigh environment: the salty (or saline) North Sea, the...read more
Decades ago when the first discussions started globally, the Ballast Water Convention (BWC) entered into force on 8th September 2017. The issue was initially discussed within the World Health Organization. Following the news that the Cholera Bacteria was introduced in...read more