Maritime EnvironmentalResource Center - Ballast Tank Pump

Project: Maritime EnvironmentalResource Center - Ballast Tank Pump

Industry Served: Environmental, Government,

Location: Chesapeake Bay, Maryland

Tons of Steel: 120

Project Overview

Nu Steel was hired to fabricate the ballast tank pumps by the Marine Environmental Resource Center in Chesapeake Bay, Maryland. The team build the ballast tank pumps using heavy steel plates.

The Maritime Environmental Resource Center is an initiative that is addressing important environmental problems that the international maritime industry is dealing with. MERC supplies technology vendors and developers with equipment and knowledge in gauging ballast water treatments. They provide third party data to classification societies and  regulatory agencies. They also assist green shipping efforts on Chesapeake Bay and help shipping lines and shipbuilders with data and means to choose the best treatment options.