HYDE MARINE ANNOUNCES ENGINEERING AGREEMENT WITH NETHERLANDS-BASED GOLTENS FOR HYDE GUARDIAN GOLD BALLAST WATER TREATMENT SYSTEMS

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PITTSBURGH, PA – July 29, 2014 – Hyde Marine, Inc., announced today it has launched an agreement with Goltens Green Technologies division to help shipowners determine how to best fit the chemical free Hyde GUARDIAN Gold™ Ballast Water Treatment System (BWTS) onto their existing vessels.

Hyde Marine’s partnership with Goltens will allow shipowners to benefit from precision 3D laser scanning and modeling, which helps eliminate complications during the BWTS installation process on existing vessels. Laser scanning provides an accurate and efficient solution for fitting BWT systems onboard and mitigates risks associated with manual measurement and fabrication onboard. 

Hyde Marine, a wholly owned subsidiary of Calgon Carbon Corporation (NYSE: CCC), is one of the world’s fastest growing ballast water treatment (BWT) technology companies. It will work with Goltens’ six green stations worldwide for the engineering of the Hyde GUARDIAN Gold ballast water treatment process, which uses efficient filtration and ultraviolet disinfection to treat ships' ballast water to prevent the spread of invasive species from port to port.

Goltens’ Green stations include locations in Oslo, Miami, Dubai, Singapore, Shanghai, and in Groningen, Netherlands, where the green division is based. The division is an operating unit of Goltens, a service organization that enables shipowners to minimize downtime via diesel services, in-situ machining, and by implementing green technologies.

“By selecting Goltens as a strategic ballast water treatment engineering partner, Hyde Marine will help shipowners accurately determine the proper space necessary for installation of a ballast water treatment system, which will enable them to comply with approaching ballast water treatment regulations,” said John Platz, President, Hyde Marine, Inc.

In 2004, the IMO adopted the International Convention for the Control and Management of Ships' Ballast Water and Sediments (BWMC), which requires ships to conduct a ballast water exchange or to meet concentration-based ballast water discharge standards at ports with ballast tanks 99.99% free of living organisms and pathogens.

“We are looking forward to helping advance Hyde Marine’s objectives in the maritime marketplace,” said Jurrien Baretta, Business Development Manager, Goltens Green Technologies B.V. “Our team is pleased to work alongside Hyde Marine to help shipowners through our vast experience in engineering and maintaining critical equipment, such as ballast water treatment systems.”

Visit www.hydemarine.com for more information about Hyde Marine’s ballast water management solutions. For more information about Goltens, visit www.goltens.com.

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Calgon Carbon Corporation (NYSE:CCC) is a global leader in innovative solutions, high quality products and reliable services designed to protect human health and the environment from harmful contaminants in water, and air.  As a leading manufacturer of activated carbon, with broad capabilities in ultraviolet light disinfection, the Company provides purification solutions for drinking water, wastewater, pollution abatement, and a variety of industrial and commercial manufacturing processes.

About Hyde Marine

With more than 100 years in the maritime industry and pioneering development of ballast water treatment technologies, Hyde Marine has become the leading U.S. manufacturer and educator regarding regulations, technologies, installation experiences, and challenges facing this sector. Since its initial launch in 1998, the Hyde GUARDIAN® BWTS has rapidly emerged as an industry leader featuring mechanical separation with stacked-disc filtration followed by UV disinfection – with more than 360 Hyde GUARDIAN units sold to date for installation in various ship types and sizes around the world.

About Goltens

Goltens is a service organization that enables shipowners and power plant operators all over the world to minimize asset downtime via diesel services, in-situ machining, and by implementing green technologies such as scrubbers or BWT systems. With the establishment of Goltens Green Technologies, the company has chosen to take an independent role towards the equipment makers and side with the shipowners to be part of the well-planned and swift upgrade of the existing fleet to meet the upcoming ballast water treatment regulations.

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