News - RSC Bio Solutions

The Problem of Oil Washed Overboard from Hydraulic Deck Equipment


Regulations and Environmentally Acceptable Lubricants (EALs): Marine Applications that Use EALs

EALs should replace traditional petroleum lubricants in all marine applications where there is any oil-to-water interface. Marine vessels contain a variety of equipment that require lubricants, oils or greases. The oil-to-water interfacing equipment includes stern tubes, stabilizers, thrusters, rudders, propellers, bow thrusters, etc.

While legislation has not yet mandated the use of EAL in deck equipment, it is recommended by the EPA in the 2013 VGP to use biodegradable lubricants.Applicable deck equipment includes deck cranes, winches, mooring drums, windlasses, capstans, emergency towing arrangements, hatch covers, etc.


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Broadcast Maritime & Safety of Doe Maar Duurzaam (Act Sustainable)


The waterways and the marine environment are under pressure. Now that it is started to become clear to what scale our waters has been contaminated, and still are, the urgency to act is getting bigger. A technology, and with that biologically degradable products, does exist that works exactly like (or even perform better) the traditional mineral oils. The products are so equivalent that they do not require any further adjustments of the existing system. It’s in fact a 1 on 1 Drop in Replacement. How this works exactly, Ian Nielsen from RSC Bio Solutions shows us.


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The Importance of an Effective Oil Analysis Program


Many factors come into play when evaluating lubricant options for your fleet. These factors include: quality, intended application or use, performance, oil life and price. But there’s another very important factor that’s often overlooked—how to evaluate lubricant effectiveness once it’s in use. This article will take a deep dive into the importance of an oil analysis program and highlight best practices you can apply as you establish your program.


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Kawasaki Heavy Industries Grants New OEM Approvals for Two RSC Bio Solutions’ Products


Scandinavian Oil & Gas Magazine

RSC Bio Solutions, a global provider of high-performance Environmentally Acceptable Lubricants (EALs) – hydraulic fluids, gear oils and greases – and industrial cleaners and solvents, received OEM approvals for use in Kawasaki Heavy Industries’ Controllable Pitch Propellers (CPP) and side thrusters.


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RSC Bio Solutions Gains Kawasaki OEM Approvals


Maritime Journal / InfomarineOnline

RSC Bio Solutions, a provider of high performance Environmentally Acceptable Lubricants (EALs) – hydraulic fluids, gear oils and greases – and industrial cleaners and solvents, said it has received OEM approvals for use in Kawasaki Heavy Industries’ Controllable Pitch Propellers (CPP) and side thrusters.


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