According to HELCOM "Helsinki Commission," since 2005 all ships must be equipped with a waste holding tank. The HELCOM guidelines specify that boaters on the North and Baltic Seas must equip their ships (and pleasure crafts!) with waste retention systems.
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HELCOM recommendations#19/9and #22/1contain technicaldetailsfor the installationof such systems.There are alsointernationalandnational standards, whichdefine therequirements forholding tanksystems(ISO 8099/German versionEN ISO8099 2000from07/2001).
According to SVB's experts, user-friendlyalternatives arenot available.Chemical toiletordry toiletsystems ultimatelyhave a harsherenvironmental impact compared toland-baseddisposal methods in existingplumbingorseptic systems.For this reason,SVBoffers youall the accessoriesfor the installationof a completeholding tanksystem(consisting ofmarine toilets, holding tanks,cesspool/bilge pumps,odor filters,hoses,thru-hulls, etc.).Do you have anyquestions regarding technical components?Thespecialistsat SVBare happy to help! You can reach us at 0421/57290-0.