Slop Oil Treatment & Valorisation Plants



New regulations regarding protection of environment adopted by most countries all over the world, invite ship owners to adopt an environmental friendly behavior.

Ship operations produce hydrocarbon residues from ballast water, tank washing residues and other hydrocarbon mixtures from the engine room and bilge waters. In many cases these oily waste are illegally drain off into the sea. To avoid such practice, IMO, through MARPOL 1978 International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from ships, imposed the presentation to the port authorities of certificates reporting waste unloading in the last port through an authorized MARPOL collector is now compulsory.

Writen by Dr. Jorge Antunes | 2017 | 7 pages




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