May 29th, 2018
Scanship Holding ASA, through its subsidiary Scanship AS, has been awarded a retrofit contract by Grand Circle Corporation to deliver and install a Scanship AWP system on the MV Corinthian. The cruise ship, originally built and launched in Italy 1990, is operated by Grand Circle Cruise Line. The Scanship system when installed, will purify all grey and black water according to IMO Marpol MEPC 227(64) including chapter 4.2 for special area where also nitrogen and phosphorus will be removed.
The retrofit will take place at the shipyard Naval Roche in Lisbon during the fall of 2018.
“We are thrilled to work with Grand Circle Cruise Line to upgrade this ship to the highest effluent standard for wastewater discharge. Their commitment for cleaner oceans with investing in advanced wastewater purification technology conveys a strong message and lines out a new environmental standard for this segment of the cruise industry”, says CEO Henrik Badin in a statement.