Marine Waste Articles

  • Fully Continuous Tyre Pyrolysis Plant Available For Sale

    Waste tyre pyrolysis plants are meant to convert scrap tires into useful end products without producing any pollution. They can be very eco-friendly and supply a great alternative tire recycling method to landfill disposal and incineration. The end materials produced when tyres undergo pyrolysis are carbon black, fuel oil and combustible gas. The steel wire present in modern tires is often ...

  • Regulatory Compliance Engineer – Hoofddorp

    Introduction Our core business is to design, engineer, contruct, install, lease and operate Floating Production, Storage and Offloading (FPSO) systems, Floating Storage and Offloading (FSO) systems and the turnkey supply of Single Point Mooring (SPM) systems. Ever since its cooperation in 1978, Bluewater has been a technological frontrunner in its industry. We have designed, ...

  • Environmental Focus - Oil Spill Response Segment Name Changed into EnviRo-Clean

    For many years, our well-known oil spill response equipment has been marketed under the segment name Oil Spill Response. However, due to our strong commitment in relation to removal of plastic waste and marine debris from rivers and tributaries and removal of seaweed from beaches, we want to position ourselves as a strong environmentally conscious partner showing consideration for our ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • GC-MS and LC-MS-MS sample preparation - Case Study

    Customer: Bundesamt für Seeschifffahrt und Hydrographie (BSH) The Bundesamt für Seeschifffahrt und Hydrographie (BSH) is an authority that forms part of the German Federal Ministry of Transport, Building and Urban Development with offices in Hamburg and Rostock. It undertakes a complex range of tasks as an important maritime service provider in Germany. Application: ...


    By BÜCHI Labortechnik AG

  • Interview with Surendra Borad Patawari, Gemini Corporation N.V., Belgium

    19th International Electronics Recycling Congress IERC 2020 The new year still seems to be a long way off, but as we know, time flies. It's only another ten weeks until the 19th International Electronics Recycling Congress 2020 starts. We hope you have already saved the date from January 21 to 24, 2020! The conference will again be taking place in ...


    By ICM AG

  • PrayForAmazon Because it is Drowning in Waste

    This guest post was written by Gabriela G P Otero, Technical Coordinator at ABRELPE, the Brazilian Association of Public Cleansing and Waste Management Companies and ISWA National Member in Brazil. Manaus, a 2,2 million inhabitants city, is the capital of Amazonas state in Brazil and is located in the heart of the Amazon forest – recently subject to international concerns on its ...

  • Analysis of Microplastics Collected from Marine Species Using an Infrared Microscope

    Pollution by marine debris including microplastics has become a serious environmental problem, and scientists all over the world are exploring its status by carrying out a survey on microplastics accumulated in marine species. The effects of marine debris have spread through the food chain to marine species such as polar cod living in the Arctic Ocean and deepwater shrimp (order Amphipoda) ...

  • Is greening of the shipping industry on its way?

    International shipping transports more than 80% of global trade to people and communities all over the world. When compared with other transport modes, shipping is relatively safe and clean, but it has a significant impact on the environment. The detrimental effects of the shipping industry on the environment are mostly observed in ...

  • Plastics and the Marine Litter Debate

    The packaging industry continues to be roiled by the debate around the use of plastics and their potential impact both in the marine environment and more generally through littering and unmanaged waste disposal. This article discusses the causes of litter from packaging, considers actions that can be taken to minimize such littering and ponders the trade-offs that might be associated with ...


    By Sphera

  • Global Waste Challenge

    The global waste problem has never been more acute.  There is a continued drive towards a throw-away society, encouraging consumers to purchase newly manufactured goods.  This creates unprecedented amounts of waste, much of which cannot be reused or recycled. ...


    By Bunting - Redditch

  • API Process Development System

    The API Process Development System was designed to provide personnel and product protection when working with powder and liquid substances. The enclosure housed a Mettler Toledo Easy Max 102, vacuum oven, and IKA LR 1000. The unit required a stainless steel base to allow for intensive cleaning protocols with shelves underneath to assist in recirculating the chiller and vacuum pumps needed to ...


    By Flow Sciences Inc

  • Vacuum Sewerage Systems for Marina’s and Port Facilities - Case Study

    Vacuum sewerage systems are ideal for use in Marina’s and Port’s regardless of the size of the facility. The Flovac system can capture sewage and bilge water from the boats and from restaurants, hotels and commercial buildings around the marina complex. Vacuum systems can handle either small or luxury boats, larger commercial vessels or ferries. An easy coupling attached to ...


    By Flovac Systems

  • On-Board Food Waste Industrial Shredder

    Marpol Certified On-Board Food Waste Industrial Shredder Volumetric reduction is essential for the correct disposal of many materials. For food waste the logistical challenge cannot use brute force, but a fast, complete and easy maintenance solution. ...


    By SatrindTech Srl

  • Plastics, Marpol and Circular Economy: Prevention of Marine Plastic Pollution

    Large ships, offshore platforms and poor land waste management, cause much of the marine pollution. Proper action is needed to solve this problem, starting with the correct use of technologies such as industrial shredders ...


    By SatrindTech Srl

  • Emissions monitoring on ships and an insight into the maritime directive

    Shipping continues to grow for the purposes of trade and transportation. This growth is often close to densely populated shores, for example the port of Antwerp in Belgium, Hamburg in Germany and the Bosphorus in Turkey. Air emissions from the marine industry therefore are becoming more important and are increasingly subject to strict targets for reduction of oxides of sulphur (SOx) and nitrogen ...

  • Marine Monitoring of Emissions of Air Pollutants

    Many of us who are not in the marine shipping business probably think of vessels as practical means of transportation, or, when it comes to cruising ships, a place to spend your vacation. However, not all of us realize that large ships also are floating large power plants, with all aspects that come with power plants including potential contribution to air pollution. ...


    By Opsis AB

  • Proco Check Valves provide Better Diffusion Value on Sea Floor - Case Study

    Project: Marine WasteWater Outfall Diffusion Location: Istanbul , Turkey Owner: Water Authority of Istanbul Designer: Marine Consultants Group The Water Authority of Istanbul, which owns a biological wastewater treatment plant, serves a population of about 15 million people in the city of ...


    By Proco Products, Inc.

  • MARPOL ANNEX VI Compliance Using a Portable Emissions Analyzer - Case study

    Marine vessels can emit air pollution such as CO, CO2, NOx (NO+NO2), and SO2 from their diesel engines and onboard incinerators. MARPOL Annex VI and the technical code for control of emissions of nitrogen oxides (NOx Technical Code) issued by IMO are internationally recognized regulations for the prevention of air pollution and emissions from marine ...

  • Europe imagines the Port of the Future

    On October 11-13 Envirosuite’s General Manager for Europe, Chaim Kolominskas, travelled to Amsterdam to present to the 2017 GreenPort Congress as part of a session on the Port of the Future. The GreenPort Congress is the largest conference focussed on balancing operational efficiency and environmental sustainability at ...


    By Envirosuite Limited

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