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  • Types of Marine Sanitation Devices (MSDs)

    When you’re crafting, purchasing, or maintaining your vessel, it can be easy to get caught up in the exciting specifics of boat care: the equipment you use to perform daily tasks, the engines and motors your boat needs, and other aesthetic or ...

  • How to Size Your Marine Wastewater System

    While you’re spending time on your offshore vessel, it’s important to ensure that you can enjoy a safe, sanitary life at sea. For both your guests and your crew, this includes simply and effectively getting rid of the waste your ...

  • Wastewater Case Study: BP Trinidad and Tobago

    Project Facts The Juniper project is in the East Mayaro Block (EM) off the south east coast of Trinidad and Tobago. Challenge The platform employs a crew size of 10 men for 12 hours per day, approximately two times per week. The treated sewage ...

  • Stinky Boat Bathroom? Common Marine Sanitation Problems and Solutions

    When you’re working on a boat or rig over a period of several days, there’s no getting around it: You’ll be using the facilities several times and, well, if your marine sanitation device isn’t maintained properly, that can ...

  • 5 signs to tell when electrochlorination cells needs attention

    5 signs to tell when electrochlorination cells needs attention

    When you’re planning maintenance for your offshore oil rig or another large vessel like an FPSO, the plans you’re likely most interested in are those that pertain directly to oil production (or your end goals). After all, those machines ...

  • 2020 Boat Sewage Regulations: What Boat Owners Need to Know

    Boat owners or rig operators are sternly regulated in regard to the way that they dispose of their boat sewage. There are many good reasons for this. For one, you want to make sure that you’re keeping the environment around your boat ...

  • How to Properly Maintain the High-Pressure Pump on Your Watermaker

    If you work on or maintain a boat, offshore rig, or offshore oil or gas production platform, you know that one of your most important consumables is fresh, potable water. The saltwater with which you’re surrounded is filled with not only salt ...

    Chris Palmer

  • Proper Maintenance of Desalination Unit When Offshore

    How to Properly Maintain Your Desalination Unit Water, water, everywhere: As the saying goes, when you’re out at sea, it can seem like your most precious commodity is just out of reach. Making sure that you have safe, potable water for ...

    Chris Palmer

  • Most Frequently Replaced Parts for Your Sodium Hypochlorite Generator

    Most Frequently Replaced Parts for Your Sodium Hypochlorite Generator

    When you’re prioritizing maintenance for your vessel or offshore production platform, it’s important to know the reasoning behind your investment. Taking the time to understand what each machine on your vessel does can help clarify why ...

    David Aldridge

  • Sewage Treatment Systems: Which Sanitation Unit Works Best?

    When you’re looking for sanitation units for your boat, you’re likely looking to achieve some pretty basic goals. You want the sewage treatment process to be streamlined and contained, you don’t want to have to deal with the sewage ...

    Joshua Thibodeaux

  • Marine Sewage Treatment Chemicals: A Yearly Schedule for Boats

    If your boat has a marine sanitation device, you already know how important it is for your vessel’s overall function. Having that system properly up and running will make your multiday excursions much more pleasant (not to say possible). Your ...

    Joshua Thibodeaux

  • 4 Replacement Parts You`ll Need for your Marine Sanitation Device

    Your marine sanitation device is a hugely important part of your boat, keeping conditions aboard your vessel sanitary, safe, and enjoyable for you, your crew, and your guests. It also helps you treat and dispose of your waste in a way that ...

    Joshua Thibodeaux

  • 5 Signs It`s Time to Replace Your Marine Sanitation Device

    When you’re looking for ways to make your time aboard your vessel as efficient and enjoyable as possible along with ensuring you are compliant with regulations set forth by International Marine Organization (IMO) and United States ...

    Joshua Thibodeaux

  • Why is My Seawater Hypochlorite Generator Not Producing the Concentration I Want?

    Why is my seawater hypochlorite generator not producing the concentration I want? The short answer to the that question is to stop worrying about concentration (how strong the hypochlorite is) and instead understand your plant’s ...

    Jess Fike

  • 6 Factors to Consider when Selecting a Watermaker

    When it comes to the critical choice of selecting a watermaker for your offshore, marine or industrial location you have very important factors to consider. 1. When your equipment breaks or needs maintenance, who will be ...

    Jess Fike

  • Four reasons why you should never use pool chlorine tablets in your vessel’s marine sanitation device

    Chlorine tablets are all the same, right? Nope … and the difference is more important than you might think. It’s true that they are all commodity chemicals, but several different forms of chlorine tablets are commonly available; the ...

    Joshua Thibodeaux

  • Why your MSD/Wastewater Chemicals are Important

    Far too often people in the industry overlook the importance of chemicals in the treating of waste in their marine sanitation devices.  It seems to be very common for people to lose sight of what needs to be done to keep the system working ...

    Joshua Thibodeaux

  • 6 Factors to Consider When Selecting a Watermaker

    When it comes to the critical choice of selecting a watermaker for your offshore, marine or industrial location you have very important factors to consider. 1.  When your equipment breaks or needs maintenance, who will be there for you? Since ...