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Moving away from the magic pipes

When environmental awareness increased in the late 1980s, some shipping companies began marketing themselves as green in their operations. The truth in regards to bilge water discharge was however, different, and bypasses, so-called magic pipes, were common because the oily water separators could not handle oil in water emulsions. But Marinfloc AB from Sweden is a pioneer in the proper treatment of bilge water.