Marine Water Test

    • Two owned laboratories
    • Diverse water tests
    • Our own test barge

    Marine water test

    MEA-nl is a Dutch company with a specialized team in conducting a marine water test on and offshore. Our personnel is able to conduct all tests necessary to comply with International Maritime Organization (IMO) guidelines and regulations. Executing a marine water test on the ballast water system of your vessel, is a mandatory step when installing a ballast water management system (BWMS).

    Let us carry out a full marine water test to comply with all legislation

    International legislations have been written up about BWMS to prevent ballast water from becoming a danger to existing biodiversity and ecosystems. For a marine water test, multiple tests are carried out to determine if the BWMS complies with all the guidelines. The experts of MEA-nl conduct a series of these tests, among which:

    What is your water challenge?

    At MEA-nl, a dedicated team of water analysis specialists is at your disposal. What can we achieve for you?

    The MEA Innovator Test Barge
    • VIDA/VPG test
    • D2 commissioning test
    • Drinking water test
    • Type approval test
    These tests make up the whole marine water test process of of biological commissioning to get your BWMS approved within all regulations and legislations of the IMO.

    Get in touch with us to discuss possible testing

    Completing a full marine water test takes a lot of time, effort and expertise. We know all the guidelines associated with the testing of ballast water and are able to provide proper consultancy. Our competent crew gladly tells you all about our water testing services. Get in contact with our team of professionals by calling us on +31 (0)227 – 60 82 93 or by sending an e-mail to

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