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Green Marine Technology
GREEN MARINE SOLUTIONS operations. “The same goes for commercial vessels,
Andrew Korney of Terragon
“We continue to install more systems although they have smaller number of globally, our challenge lies in expanding crew onboard. There is also less of a our operations to meet this growth,” said need to separate waste, as MAGS can safety hazards.
• A yearn to become familiar with
Korney. To that end, Terragon contin- accept any mixed bag of organic, com- emerging technologies, which they feel ues to ? nd, make and build relationship bustible waste; where some other tech- globally with capable companies that are nologies have trouble with high water will help them stay ahead of the pack on the regulation front.
geared to help it grow sales, manufactur- content, plastics and so on.” “To try and categorize this into a mar- ing and servicing. “The marine industry While the maritime world is diverse doesn’t stop at 5 p.m. or weekends, we and scattered, Korney said there are ket niche only represents a small piece will ensure our customers can reach us at some unifying themes among early to the story – but generally we could de- duce that smaller cruise and exploration any time of the day or night, anywhere, adopters of the Terragon solution, in- vessels, and/or ships trading in sensitive for whatever they may need.” cluding: environmental areas of the world are
He said MAGS has been operating on- • First and foremost, the need to re- highly interested,” said Korney. “That board commercial and Naval ships since duce waste management costs is a prior- said, we still have many others from the 2010. “With the Navy ship, we’ve seen ity – including shore disposal costs.
industry wanting to learn more and dem- a drastic reduction in not only the cost • To lower the environmental impact onstrate the technology within their ? eet of shore disposal of garbage, but also a of the vessel –less greenhouse gas emis- – offshore, accommodation rigs, deep reduction in time the crew spends han- sions, reduction of reliance on fossil fu- sea and more.” dling and managing waste,” said Korney. els, and to some degree reduced ? re and www.marinelink.com 49
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