A discussion of the problem of body wastes generated aboard vessels and management of that problem, specific attention being given as it applies to the Offshore Industry. Legislation and proposed legislation establishing the rules and regulations for control of sewage from vessels is summarized. These rules and regulations will determine the operational New Environment of the Offshore Industry in regards to marine sewage treatment. Representative systems for the holding of sewage or its treatment aboard the vessel are described. Suitability of each of the various systems to particular segments of the industry is discussed. Current "State of the Art" of marine sewage treatment is covered and some attempt made to project the direction of future development.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • 4th Annual Offshore Technology Conference, held in Houston, Texas, May 1-3, 1972.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Offshore Technology Conference

    6200 North Central Expressway
    Dallas, TX  United States  45206
  • Authors:
    • Weiss, P A
  • Conference:
  • Publication Date: 1973-5-1

Media Info

  • Features: References;
  • Pagination: p. 559-568
  • Serial:
    • Volume: 2

Subject/Index Terms

Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00050188
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Paper 1679 Preprint
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 21 1974 12:00AM