Scanship Wins AWP Retrofit Gig from NCLH
Scanship, a Norwegian company that produces wastewater purification and waste management systems for vessels, has been awarded an advanced wastewater purification system (AWP) retrofit contract by Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings (NCLH).
The contract is to deliver and install a Scanship AWP system on their Nautica vessel operated under their Oceania Cruises brand.
The system will process all grey wastewater sources and black water to the industry highest environmental standard. This standard is specified as IMO Marpol MEPC 227 (64) with chapter 4.2 for special area Baltic Sea including phosphorus and nitrogen removal.
The installation will be done during the spring of 2020.
“Today, nineteen cruise ships in the fleet of Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings are equipped with Scanship AWP purifying its wastewater to the industry highest effluent standard worldwide. With this new contract, we are thrilled to continue delivering systems to Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings and supporting their commitment to cleaner oceans and sustainable seafaring”, says CEO Henrik Badin in a statement.
With this contract, Scanship AS will be enabling Norwegian Cruise Line Holding and its subsidiary Oceania Cruises to continue their efforts to enhance UN’s Sustainable Goal 14: Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development.