Posted on January 21, 2021
Heerema Marine Contractors will work with a Netherlands-based engineering company to retrofit ballast water treatment systems in its vessels.
Vuyk Engineering Rotterdam has been selected as a partner for the project, which sees Heerema Marine Contractors further invest in minimising the environmental effects of global shipping.
Floris Toetenel, sales manager at Vuyk Engineering Rotterdam, commented: “This collaboration further strengthens our relation with Heerema Marine Contractors, who has been a valued customer for many years.
“The innovative character of both Heerema and Vuyk result in a perfect match between the companies. We look forward to this project and are happy to contribute to a sustainable maritime industry for the future.”
An engineering package will be prepared for each of the vessels, varying from semi-submersible crane vessels to offshore pontoons.
This is one of the services that is covered by the Vuyk GREEN design solutions programme. This programme embraces multiple subjects such as energy efficiency, emissions and pollution and environmental legislation. Part of this programme is the implementation of legislation for water ballast management on board vessels.
By Rebecca Jeffrey