Bilge Water News

  • Xylem introduces online resource for marine industry

    Xylem Inc., a leading global water technology provider, recently introduced an online destination for marine professionals and enthusiasts, showcasing the company’s wide range of system solutions and expertise in the recreational marine industry. Marine.xylem.com is designed to educate consumers and industry professionals on the application and ...

  • German Company fined with $750,000 for Ship`s Oily Discharge in Alaska

    A German shipping company on probation for dumping oily water off California in 2013 was sentenced Wednesday to pay $750,000 for a repeat offense in Alaska. A ship owned by Herm. Dauelsberg GmbH & Co. KG discharged an estimated 1,780 gallons of oily water in U.S. waters on a trip from China to Dutch Harbor in the Aleutian Islands earlier ...


    By Associated Press

  • Terrasorb biological oilspill equipment

    Terrasorb Oilspil System More and more problems with hydro carbon as spill on land or water polluted our environment in many corner of the world. Hydro carbon brings cancer and make all living creatures sick. the euratec GmbH developed since 1990 solution on biological ways to kill the spill. Our main products are: Absorbants for land and water spill ...


    By euratec GmbH

  • Arctic offshore drill company enters guilty pleas

    The company hired by Royal Dutch Shell PLC in 2012 to drill on petroleum leases in the Arctic Ocean pleaded guilty Friday to eight felony environmental and maritime crimes. Noble Drilling U.S. LLC, based in Sugarland, Texas, agreed to pay $12.2 million after pleading guilty to five counts of failing to maintain records on a drill ship that operated in the Chukchi Sea, one count of failing to ...


    By Associated Press

  • Oil Conveyor for Power Stations

    Last week we installed an Oil Conveyor inside a buffer tank for contaminated water. The Oil Conveyor skims the free oil from the surface, and thereby pre-cleans the bilge water prior to the OWS. This is just another example of how the use of the Oil Conveyor, on a land based power station can protect the ...


    By Faroe Maritime Technic

  • Maersk supply service order new building from Damen

    When one of the largest supply shipping companies approached us to help them treat oily sludge and contaminated bilge, we were a little intimidated. However this has been an exciting challenge. We have developed and produced different types of Sludge Dewatering Separators and our current task is to develop a new system for treating the heavy fuel sludge drain water on this new building. We ...


    By Faroe Maritime Technic

  • Maersk Supply Service - Reduce Oily Sludge by 60 % or more.

    Maersk Supply Service - shows us once again trust - and order 5 SDS units to Supply Vessels operating in Australia and Brazil. Prices for treatment of Sludge varies from place to place - Australia and Brazil has some of the highest prices for handlig of Slude. SDS helps to improve the economics of operating in these waters. We at Faroe Maritime Technic provide at total solution on ...


    By Faroe Maritime Technic

  • SWS Environmental Services adds Galveston, Texas location

    SWS Environmental Services (SWSES) has expanded its Texas operations to Galveston.  The newest location for SWSES was chosen for its maritime proximity on the Texas coast, providing for new services to the shipping, barge and petrochemical industries. The location comes complete with 200 feet of bulkhead for mooring - and access to an additional 6,800 feet - enabling ...


    By SWS Environmental Services

  • Three Mearsk Supply vessels to operate in Brazilian waters

    There’s a lot of hectic activity at our workshop, where we’re finalizing the last of three Sludge Dewatering Separator (SDS), which will be dispatched to Poland where they will be installed in three Mearsk Supply vessels to operate in Brazilian waters. It is no coincidence that Mearsk Supply chooses to mount The SDS in these boats, it costs namely between 500 U.S. $ to 600 US$ per m3 ...


    By Faroe Maritime Technic

  • Yet another good day for the marine environment

    “Stern Trawler Gadus have, for the past six months, used our oil conveyor to skim the bilge free of oil onboard. The crew onboard finds it liberating to be able to skim the bilge free of oil, leaving only pure water left down the keel. This has given them good leakage control where they can detect an oil leak in a short period of time. Simultaneously, the oil vapor is reduced in the engine ...


    By Faroe Maritime Technic

  • M/F Norrøna - passengere ferri from Faroe Islands got a Oil Conveyor

    “M/S Norrøna is very satisfied with their Oil Conveyor    In January 2012, M/S Norrøna chose to install an Oil Conveyor into their 40 m3 large clean bilge tk. M/S Norrøna is operating on heavy fuel 380 and sail the rough seas around the Faroe Islands, Iceland and Denmark. But these conditions have not prevented the Oil ...


    By Faroe Maritime Technic

  • Faroe Maritime Technic announces new distributor for the UK and Ireland

    As part of FMT’s expansion plans we are proud to announce the appointment of Oil Conveyer Limited (OCL) as partner and distributor for the UK and Ireland. OCL will be working alongside its sister company Pumpseal, a long established and experienced supplier of pumps, motors and oil water separator products into the marine industry. Based in the major port of Southampton and headed by Group ...


    By Faroe Maritime Technic

  • Wastecorp Pumps Announces New Marine Pump Product Line

     Wastecorp Pumps, a leading manufacturer of wastewater pumps and pump out systems, announced today the release of a new pump out product line designed for marine sanitation and bilge pumping. The new compact pedestal pumps, dockside pump outs, mobile bilge pumps and stand alone pumps add a new dimension of quality and performance for wastewater pumping at marinas. "Our new marine pump ...


    By Wastecorp Pumps

  • Save The Environment by treating The Contaminated Bilge Water from The Shipping industry

    Newsletter   How to deal with the Bilge Water problems, on large among all types of vessels ? I estimate that this information is of interest to people and organizations, that care for the environment - Because thousands of tons of contaminated Bilge Water is being pumped into the sea every year. And the environment is suffering. ...


    By Faroe Maritime Technic

  • Feds approve California sewage ban and create largest coastal no-discharge zone in the nation

    U.S. EPA’s Pacific Southwest Regional Administrator Jared Blumenfeld will today sign a rule that will finalize EPA’s decision and approve a state proposal to ban all sewage discharges from large cruise ships and most other large ocean-going ships to state marine waters along California’s 1,624 mile coast from Mexico to Oregon and surrounding major islands. Today’s action ...

  • Algoma Central Corporation has chosen Wärtsilä to supply complete propulsion systems with integrated scrubbers for six Great Lakes vessels

    Wärtsilä Corporation, Trade & Technical Press release, 25 January 2012, at 11.00 am (EET) The full propulsion system with integrated fresh water scrubber lowers operating costs while reducing the vessel's environmental footprint by allowing owners to use high sulphur fuels in Emission Control Area (ECA) Zones and meet sulphur emissions ...


  • Ease of maintenance from Mercer International

    The Mercer International, Inc. Compliance Master oil/water/solids separator, is a high-performance, gravity-displacement system designed to provide the highest efficiency attainable in an "enhanced-gravity" coalescer plate system. This system is specifically designed for ease of maintenance. Features allowing ease of ...


    By Mercer International Inc.

  • Don`t cut corners when choosing your separator

    The Mercer International, Inc. Compliance Master oil/water/solids separator, is a high-performance, gravity-displacement system designed to provide the highest efficiency attainable in an "enhanced-gravity" coalescer plate system. This system is specifically designed for ease of maintenance. Features allowing ease of maintenance include a steep-angled solids hopper with multiple sludge outlet ...


    By Mercer International Inc.

  • The Matagorda county navigation district no. 1 and the Texas general land office receive a gulf guardian award for their oil spill prevention and response partnership

    The Gulf of Mexico Program recently announced that the Matagorda County Navigation District No.1 of Palacios, Texas and the Texas General Land Office will receive a Gulf Guardian Award for 2011 in the Partnership category for work on their Oil Spill Prevention and Response. The Awards ceremony will be held in conjunction with the Gulf of Mexico Alliance Meeting on August 3, 2011, beginning at 6 ...

  • Holland America line lauded for its comprehensive environmental initiatives

    In recognition of its environmental leadership, Holland America Line was recently honored with a gold 2010 Rear Admiral William M. Benkert Environmental Protection Award from the U.S. Coast Guard, was named World's Leading Green Cruise Line at the World Travel Awards in London and received a Blue Circle Award from the Port of Vancouver. The U.S. Coast Guard Benkert Award was bestowed by a panel ...

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