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Oil-to-Water Conversions
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Wärtsilä Oil-to-Water Conversions

From environmental compliance to risk reduction, a sea water lubricated system can offer significant benefits to ship operators and owners.
 
Experienced in oil-to-water conversions, we can manage the entire process as well as supply equipment or other Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) spare parts. 
Looking after our environment.
    Benefits

    Converting to a sea water lubricated system can offer significant benefits to ship operators and owners by:

    • eliminating of accidental oil pollution risk and associated fines relating to green ship certification;
    • reducing the risk of a vessel being impounded as a result of accidental stern tube oil loss;
    • providing an environmentally sound solution;
    • ensuring compliance with Marpol Annex 1;
    • removing the likelihood of shaft seal damage following cable or rope entanglement; and
    • simplifying the mechanical makeup. 
    Application

    We can oversee the entire oil-to-water conversion process by:

    • removing seals, bearings, pipe work and tanks from the vessel;
    • shrink fitting journals to the shaft;
    • applying a corrosion-preventative coat; 
    • installing water lubricated composite bearings and an inboard water lubricated seal; and
    • preparing a proposal and assisting with long-term cost analysis. 

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