BluMetric Environmental Inc. from Ottawa, Ontario has announced the award of a $4.16 million contract from Seaspan Shipyards for new Shipboard Reverse Osmosis Desalination (SROD) Water Purification Systems for the Royal Canadian Navy Joint Support Ships.
The contract is BluMetric’s first with Seaspan, Canada’s chosen non-combat shipbuilder under the National Shipbuilding Strategy, and one of the largest shipbuilding and ship repair companies in Canada.
BluMetric’s SROD water purification systems are designed to bring desalination technologies to naval vessels, resulting in significant fleet energy savings while almost doubling output. In addition to being selected to provide new SROD units, BluMetric will provide harbour acceptance trials and sea acceptance trials.
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