marpol waste News

  • France`s marine pollution needs treatment to meet the MarPol convention

    France's third biggest port, Dunkirk needs a means of onsite treatment of waste hydrocarbons from ships (engine room effluent), barges, and towboats, so that the terms of the MarPol (Marine Pollution) convention can be respected. This has now been achieved with the inauguration in November of the Sarp Industries (Veolia Propreté) site, Hydropale, which can treat 40,000 tonnes of this type of ...


  • Boost for hazardous waste management in Cote d`Ivoire

    A new project launched this week by the United Nations Environment Programme will help the Government of Côte d'Ivoire and others in the region to manage hazardous waste, both within their countries and across borders. The initiative, funded by the Governments of the Netherlands, Sweden and Denmark, aims to help address the issue of systemic weaknesses in controlling the movements of hazardous ...

  • Rising levels of plastic waste on Arctic seafloor a cause for concern

    Recent research reveals that even remote areas of the oceans are affected by increasing levels of plastic waste on the seafloor. The study found that quantities of litter from human activities, mostly plastic, on the seabed of an isolated Arctic site, doubled from 2002 to 2011. Around 60% of the Earth’s surface is covered by the seafloor, yet very little is known about how pollution ...

  • Clean Globe International, Member of the Lamor Group, Founds Oil Spill Response Centers in Oman

    Clean Globe International (CGI), member of the Finnish Lamor Group, has signed a significant contract with the state of Oman for  improving the oil spill response preparedness and environmental protection for the sea areas in Oman.  Along with the contract, CGI established a subsidiary in Oman - Clean Globe Gulf (CGG).  To begin with, CGG operates two oil spill response centers and ...


    By Lamor Corporation Ab

  • Satrind shredders achieve compliance for maritime installations

    We proudly inform that two shredders manufactured by SATRIND have recently obtained, by an International Body, the Declaration of Compliance at MARPOL 73/78, Annex V. Satrind shredders mod. S3/3 and F410/360, after a meticulous checks both on technical and safety requirements, have successfully passed the compliance test and they are now suitable to be installed on commercial and cruise ...


    By SatrindTech Srl

  • Marine baler exhibited during the International Fair SMM in Hamburg

    The Danish Minister of Trade Troels Lund Poulsen participated at the opening of Danish Marine Group's stand at SMM in Hamborg. Waste handling at sea must comply with strict international regulations, and Bramidan has developed a series of Marine balers for the special conditions offshore. At the SMM Marine Fair this week Bramidan exhibited equipment for waste handling at sea, ...


    By Bramidan Balers

  • EPA releases guidance on fuel availability provisions for ships operating off the coast of North America

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released interim guidance for ship owners and operators clarifying how the U.S. government will implement fuel availability provisions when ships are unable to obtain fuel that meets standards protecting against sulfur pollution along the coast. Sulfur pollution has been linked to respiratory illnesses, particularly in at-risk populations including ...

  • Executive in action: Dr. Peter Tsantrizos, President & CEO of Terragon Environmental Technologies

    The culmination of Dr. Peter Tsantrizos’ lifework will be a household appliance that processes waste to provide energy that can provide heat and power refrigeration and air-conditioning systems. For the maritime industry, he has already developed an analogous solution for what he sees as a fundamental flaw in current thinking, because for Tsantrizos there is no such thing as waste. ...

  • 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

  • Ozzi Kleen leading the way in sewage treatment systems and grey water recycling

    Suncoast Waste Water Management proudly manufactures the OZZI KLEEN range of waste water treatment solutions for domestic homes, grey water and comercial sewage treatment and mining camp applications. The manufacturing facility has a total factory area of over 9,000m2 and employs over 60 staff including; engineers, electricians, programmers, metal trades workers, roto-moulders, ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 SERIES

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