• Portland Head Light - Our Homeport
  • Bluenose 1938 Rail down - Photo by Clifford Handy
  • Picton Castle - Balcen Watermaker onboard
  • Isle au Haut - Keepers House - RO system since 2008
  • CAT Pumps for Reverse Osmosis

Balcen was formed in 2012 - to  design and produce solutions for Seawater Reverse Osmosis and related marine technical equipment.

We are the North American agents for Dessalator of Antibes FRANCE  - a company with over 30 years of Experience producing a range of high quality watermakers with over 8000 customers worldwide.

We are a distributor for CAT Pumps -  industry leader with 47 years of experience producing pumps for Reverse Osmosis Desalination.

We design - build and install custom control solutions -using industrial PLC -( programmable logic controller)  - using sensors  for flow, pressure, temperature, water  level and water qualiry. Systems can also provide remote monitoring and control via internet.

Balcen -  the name - Balance Center - the natural and optimum position