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Wärtsilä enters dry waste treatment business for cruise ships

Each vessel will be fitted with Wärtsilä’s Advanced Wastewater Treatment system, including grease traps, buffer tanks, and membrane bioreactors; Wärtsilä’s Dry Waste Disposal system, including densifiers, glass crushers, bale compactors and storage; Wärtsilä’s Food Waste Vacuum system, including feeding stations, shredders, collection tanks, vacuum stations, decanters with flocculation, and food waste chutes; Wärtsilä’s Bio-Sludge Treatment system, including a de-watered bio waste silo, decanters with flocculation, a dryer, and a dried bio-sludge silo; and Wärtsilä’s Dry Garbage system, including shredders, a dry waste silo, and incinerator.

When completed, the 236 metre long vessels will offer capacity of 999 passengers. They will sail in some of the world’s most environmentally protected sea areas, including the Baltic Sea and Alaskan waters.

The Wärtsilä Advanced Wastewater Treatment system is in full compliance with IMO Resolution MEPC 227 (64) including ch 4.2 nutrient removal (Helcom), MARPOL annex IV Reg. 9.2 and 11.B, the Alaska Murkowski Standard (USCG / Alaska continuous discharge standard and Alaska General Permit, and the USA EPA VGP 2013.

 

Source: Wartsila

Image: The new vessel to be built for Saga Cruises will be equipped with a new total waste management system from Wärtsilä.

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