Ballast Water Sampling: 100th Event


Ali and Alex returning from another sampling event in Scapa Flow

Orcades Marine completed its 100th ballast water sampling on 27th July 2019. The first ballast water sampling event took place 27th April 2017 and has followed the success of the increase in the number of tankers undertaking Ship to Ship Operations in Scapa Flow. Ballast water sampling is undertaken on all tankers wishing to discharge ballast water is Scapa Flow and is in accordance with Orkney Islands Council Harbour Authority Ballast Water Management Policy for Scapa Flow in Orkney