S i g m a A w a r d e d M SC C o n t r a c t For 4 0 Bilge O i l y W a t e r S e p a r a t o rs

Sigma Treatment Systems, Inc.

(Sigma) of Chester Springs, Pa., has received a contract from the U.S. Navy Military Sealift Command (MSC) to supply 40 bilge oily water separators with bilge alarms. The contract also contains options for the purchase of 40 additional units. Delivery of the first 10 units will be made in May 1984, with additional groups of 10 units to be delivered at six-week intervals.

The MSC oily water separators will be the standard Sigma Sl-8 OWS (8 GPM size). These USCG/ IMO-approved units are designed, manufactured and sold by Sigma around the world to commercial and government customers. Any approved bilge alarm can be used to monitor the Sl-OWS effluent discharge of less than 15 ppm. The bilge alarm selected for the MSC unit is the BA-200 Oilarm as supplied to Sigma by Biospherics, Inc.

of Rockville, Md.

Sigma Treatment Systems specializes in shipboard pollution control equipment which includes oily water separators, sewage treatment systems and solid waste handling equipment.

Engineering and manufacturing are performed at the Chester Springs, Pa., facility, with sales and service representatives in the major marine localities of the world.

Sigma president William F.

Roberts said: "The MSC contract represents the first significant production order for this type of equipment, and we are pleased that Sigma was selected." He also stated that Sigma has plans to offer this "MSC Package" to commercial customers, who can benefit in price and product confidence from the MSC production.

For free information on Sigma's "MSC Package" as well as literature on Sigma's range of oily water separators, C i r c l e 7 4 on Reader Service Card

Maritime Reporter Magazine, page 19,  Apr 1984

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