Oily water separator update clarifies sampling point requirements


Source: DNV

DNV has released an update providing further clarifications regarding the oily water separator sampling point requirements.

The technical update released by DNV relates to sampling points connected with an oily water separator (OWS), bilge separator or oil filtering equipment. The installation of the equipment on any ship above 400 GT is a requirement of MARPOL Annex I, Regulation 14.

The equipment shall be of a design approved by the administration and tested and installed according to guidelines in MEPC.107(49) as amended by MEPC.285(70).

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