Founded in 2009 and headquartered in Greece, ERMA FIRST is a leading manufacturer and provider of future-proof sustainable maritime solutions. The company’s robust systems and solutions ensure worldwide compliance, provide operational simplicity and reduce operational expenditure, while at the same time minimising the impact of ship operations on the environment.
ERMA FIRST’s customer-centric approach offers flexible and convenient servicing through a trusted network of certified engineers worldwide. ERMA FIRST provides sales, maintenance and training to clients via offices in 46 countries.
ERMA FIRST offers a complete range of ballast water treatment solutions (BWTS), holding USCG and IMO Type Approvals. The ERMA FIRST FIT BWTS also holds South Korean Flag Type Approval.
In addition, ERMA FIRST is an experienced manufacturer of innovative solutions that have been designed to support the decarbonization of shipping, including:
- ERMA FIRST BLUE CONNECT, the ultimate Alternative Maritime Power (AMP) solution, which has been officially categorized as an Energy Saving Device (ESD) by DNV, with the classification society confirming its impact as positive on a vessel’s Carbon Intensity Indicator (CII) rating.
- ERMA FIRST FLEXCAP, a highly advanced ESD solution that builds on the proven capabilities of cap fins to optimise propeller efficiency and ship sustainability.
- ERMA FIRST CCS, a pioneering amine absorption-based Carbon Capture and Storage solution that has secured Approval in Principle from Lloyd’s Register.
ERMA FIRST won the Lloyd’s List Technical Achievement Award (2013 and 2023), the GREEN4SEA Technology Award (2016) and the GREEN4SEA Sustainability Award (2023).