Ankron is an independent provider of consulting and testing services for the maritime industry and supports ship owners, manufacturers and authorities in all areas of technical development, approval and proper operation of equipment and water treatment systems.


We use our experience with maritime and land-based water technologies for a qualified execution of tests and sampling and a state-of-the-art consulting service.

By taking over the organisational project coordination, we relieve our customers of the burden of dealing with the complex planning conditions and the regulatory requirements applicable in each case.

ankron, ballast water, wastewater, graywater, bilge water, scrubber wash water, cooling water, drinking water

Overview of services


Short Stories

In November 2020 IMO MEPC 75 released the revised guidance BWM.2/Circ.70 Rev.1 with some new details for commissioning testing. What is the difference to the previous guidance?

Still not regulated greywater is one big source for microplastic contamination into the ocean.

The niches in ship hulls are difficult to protect and thus best attack surfaces for biofouling.