Wartsila Unit Offers Vacuum Toilet System

—Literature Available The successful E-vac vacuum toilet systems, now found on more than 2,000 ships and offshore platforms, is manufactured by Wartsila Envirovac Systems of Helsinki, Finland.

The company also produces the Orca II line of sewage treatment plants.

While E-vac systems have been adopted for every type of ship, particular attention has been drawn recently by the major orders received for installations in "superferries" and cruise liners.

Besides new buildings, including the biggest cruise liner ever ordered, these contracts also comprise a number of important retrofits. The special characteristics of vacuum plumbing technology—freedom from the need for natural fall, small piping, installation flexibility, and much-reduced sewage volume—are especially valued in rebuilding and conversion work.

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Maritime Reporter Magazine, page 75,  Jun 1986

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