Bilge water: a tale of two ships

ENVIRONMENT MATTERS                                                                                               

By GERNOT SEEBACHER

Bilge water: a tale of two ships

In the more than 30 years that I have been involved with bilge water, I have come to appreciate the bilge water problem faced by engine room crews. When I started out, I thought, “Give me a few years and I’ll be able to solve the bilge water problem. After all, what’s the big deal? We deal only with oil and water.” Well, I found out it isn’t quite that simple. Continue reading