Wärtsilä as a company has long been offering technologies for enhanced environmental performance. As one of the marine industry’s leading equipment suppliers, we have a responsibility to supply efficient environmental solutions that can comply with regulations and protect the quality of our seas.
Ballast water management systems
The Ballast Water Management Convention (BWMC) entered into force 8th
September 2017. Ships are required to manage their ballast tanks to remove or render harmless the ballast water discharge of invasive species. Wärtsilä’s Aquarius range of IMO approved Ballast Water Management Systems (BWMS) offer solutions to limit the spread of ballast water-related invasive species and prevent their introduction to aquatic ecosystems. The Aquarius BWMS range offer both Ultraviolet UV (USCG AMS approved) and Electro Chlorination EC technology (USCG type approved). Read more »
Wärtsilä is the world’s leading manufacturer of marine sewage treatment systems. For over four decades the Wärtsilä Hamworthy Super Trident sewage treatment plant has been widely regarded as standard specification on all types of vessels. Wärtsilä solutions facilitate the management and treatment of both grey and black wastewater, in accordance with the most stringent legislation applicable, including the removal of Phosphates and Nitrates, as for example required for Alaska. Read more »