marine tank cleaning News

  • Marine pollution - cleaning up the seas

    Greenhouse gas emissions from marine vessels have received special attention of late, but as the maritime shipping industry continues to grow, other forms of pollution from ships are creating problems that require urgent attention. In the past 15 years, seaborne trade has increased by 50% and continued high rates of growth are expected. The rise in trade between the North America and ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Lugworms harmed by marine microplastic pollution

    Microplastic pollution impairs the heath of the marine worms that help maintain sediments for other creatures, new research suggests. This study shows that the energy reserves of lugworms living in sediment contaminated with microplastic particles were reduced by up to 50%. Microplastic pollution, fragments of less than 5 mm, is of increasing concern. Although the pieces are typically formed as ...

  • Disinfecting Marine Vessel Ballast Water with UV

    Disinfecting Marine Vessel Ballast Water with UV -Hanovia UV disinfection system helps operators meet IMO discharge regulations- To assist operators of cruise ships, tankers, semi-submersibles, jack-up rigs and other large ocean-going vessels to meet the International Maritime Organisation’s (IMO’s) ballast water discharge requirements, UV disinfection specialist Hanovia has partnered with ...

  • New global marine alliance to tackle bio-invasions

    A new Global Industry Alliance (GIA) was launched this week to tackle the threats of marine bio-invasions caused by the transfer of marine organisms from one environment to another, in ship ballast tanks. Ballast water is carried in cargo ships to provide needed stability. It is taken onboard at the start of every trip a ship makes and then pumped out on arrival. Some organisms in the ballast ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Disinfecting marine vessel ballast water with UV

    To assist operators of cruise ships, tankers, semi-submersibles, jack-up rigs and other large ocean-going vessels to meet the International Maritime Organisation’s (IMO’s) impending ballast water discharge requirements, UV disinfection specialist Hanovia has partnered with three of the world’s leading systems integrators to provide validated, on-board water treatment systems that are easy to ...

  • TK 240-XT Portable Fuel Tank Cleaning System by ALGAE-X International

    ALGAE-X International (AXI), a Florida-based manufacturer of diesel fuel quality optimization technology, announces today the release of the TK 240-XT Portable Fuel Tank Cleaning and Fuel Transfer System. The TK 240-XT is the ideal solution to remove sludge and water from smaller diesel tanks while optimizing fuel quality at the same time.  With a compact footprint, the TK 240 is ...


    By AXI International

  • Gulfco marine maintenance superfund site public meeting rescheduled

    The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has rescheduled a public meeting to discuss the next steps at the Gulfco Marine Maintenance Superfund site in Freeport, Brazoria County, Texas. The 40-acre Gulfco Marine facility was used as a barge cleaning and servicing facility from 1971 through 1998. Wash waters were stored either in surface impoundments, a floating barge or on-site storage tanks. ...

  • EPA and Baltimore`s CNX Marine Terminals, Inc. settle water and waste violations

    CNX Marine Terminals, Inc. has agreed to pay a $34,600 penalty to settle alleged violations of federal environmental laws involving the discharge of pollutants in stormwater runoff, the operation and maintenance of underground storage tank systems and waste storage, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today. The alleged violations were at the CNX terminal at 3800 New Gate Ave., ...

  • Hyde Marine Selects Strategic Installation Partners for Hyde GUARDIAN Gold Ballast Water Treatment Systems

    Hyde Marine, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Calgon Carbon Corporation (NYSE: CCC), announced today it has established two partnership agreements for installation of the chemical free Hyde GUARDIAN Gold™ Ballast Water Treatment System (BWTS) for international markets. Hyde Marine is partnering with Grand Bahama Shipyard (GBS) for installation of the Hyde GUARDIAN Gold BWTS, for vessels ...


    By Calgon Carbon Corporation

  • Marquard & Bahls` subsidiary Bomin and Linde to establish joint venture in liquefied natural gas for the marine market

    Linde AG / Marquard & Bahls' subsidiary Bomin and Linde to establish joint venture in liquefied natural gas for the marine market . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE. The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. Munich, 6 August 2012 - Marquard & Bahls through its subsidiary Bomin, a leading provider of marine fuels, and technology company ...


  • Rotork provides electric solutions for automated flow control at the Botlek Tank Terminal

    The recently opened Botlek Tank Terminal (BTT) at Rotterdam relies on Rotork’s latest electric valve actuation technologies for automated flow control and vital safety related duties associated with the import, export and storage of a varied range of liquid bulk products. Construction of the €70 million first phase of the terminal began in April 2010 and was completed ...


    By Rotork

  • Innovative Wave Power Device Starts Producing Clean Power in Hawaii

    With support from the Energy Department and the U.S. Navy, a prototype wave energy device has advanced successfully from initial concept to grid-connected, open-sea pilot testing. The device, called Azura, was recently launched and installed in a 30-meter test berth at the Navy’s Wave Energy Test Site (WETS) in Kaneohe Bay, on the island of Oahu, Hawaii. This pilot testing is now ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Gill`s new blackwater level sensor provides improved accuracy for solid waste tank measurement

    Gill Sensors & Controls Limited has announced immediate availability of its new Blackwater Level Sensor.  The sensor's technology has been specifically developed to meet increased regulatory requirements for both black and gray water storage and processing and is suitable for use in a variety of industrial applications such as waste water treatment facilities, pumping and ...

  • EPA Provides $1.5 Million to Clean Up and Revitalize Contaminated Properties Across New York State

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is providing a total of $1,465,000 to Nassau and Niagara counties and the city of Ogdensburg to clean up abandoned and contaminated properties. The funding is being awarded under the EPA’s brownfields program, which helps communities assess, clean up, redevelop and reuse properties at which moderate contamination threatens environmental quality and ...

  • Wescorp (OTCBB: WSCE) Preps H20maxx Remediation Technology for Deployment in Gulf Spill Clean Up

    August 12, 2010 (Investorideas.com water stocks newswire) Investorideas.com and its green and water investor portals release commentary on Wescorp Energy Inc. (OTCBB: WSCE), a clean water solutions company, by Lisa Springer, CFA, Equity research analyst and financial writer.  Wescorp Preps H20maxx Remediation Technology For Deployment in Gulf Spill ...


  • UN agencies, shipping corporations to tackle environmental threats

    A Global Industry Alliance (GIA) was launched this week to tackle the threats of marine bio-invasions caused by the transfer of  marine organisms from one environment to another, in ship ballast tanks. Ballast water is carried in cargo ships to provide needed stability. It is taken onboard at the start of every trip a ship makes and then pumped out on arrival. Some organisms in the ballast ...

  • OTI Greentech secures approval for ECOSOLUT products from the United Nation’s Agency, International Maritime Organisation (“IMO”) The Swiss Cleantech

    OTI Greentech secures approval for ECOSOLUT products from the United Nation’s Agency, International Maritime Organisation (“IMO”) The Swiss Cleantech company, OTI Greentech AG, has received approval from the United Nation’s agency, IMO, for its maritime cleaning products. This mandate allows the worldwide distribution of its environmentally friendly and highly ...


    By OTI Greentech AG

  • New training and technical guidance on petroleum measurement

    Measurement of the quantity and quality of petroleum and its products is vital for accurate allocation, custody transfer and fiscal purposes, stock control and loss prevention. The Energy Institute (EI)'s Hydrocarbon Management Committee (HMC) has developed new online training and good practice guidance to support greater understanding in this field. This new resource, ...


    By Energy Institute (EI)

  • OTI Greentech AG increases market presence in the maritime sector with further agreements

    OTI Greentech AG increases market presence in the maritime sector with further agreements Distribution agreements with Uniservice and OSEC signed  New distribution partners in the maritime sector cover important core markets in Europe, Asia and North America  Orders received in 2Q 2012 exceed EUR 2 million ...


    By OTI Greentech AG

  • Silent invaders spread through neglect of treaty

    Marine pest species costing billions in damage to fisheries, coastal communities and infrastructure are spreading as the world’s shipping nations continue to largely neglect bringing into effect an international treaty setting out requirements for consistent handling and treatment of ships’ ballast water. Silent Invasion, a new report issued by WWF as International Maritime Organization (IMO) ...


    By WWF International

Need help finding the right suppliers? Try XPRT Sourcing. Let the XPRTs do the work for you