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 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 also has USCG AMS status. 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 »
Oily water systems
The Wärtsilä Oily Water Separator (OWS) processes bilge water with a separating process, removing oil traces to a level greatly exceeding the minimum standards required by the IMO. The amount of oil in water after treatment is less than 5 ppm. Read more »