Environmentally Acceptable Lubricants for Vessel General Permit Applications
Instructor: Dr. Alexei Kurchan, Applications Team Leader, Lubricants, CRODA
Where: STLE University, live webinar event broadcast to your computer
When: Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at 12-1:00 p.m., with optional Q&A from 1-1:30 p.m. Central Time
Cost: $39 for members, $59 for non-members
On December 19th 2013 the new ‘United States Environment Protection Agency Vessel General Permit (VGP)’ came into effect, and sees new restrictions placed on the use and discharge of lubricants used on board commercial vessels which operate in US coastal waters.
The VGP provides guidance on three levels for lubricants:
This presentation will discuss in detail the VGP definition of an environmentally acceptable lubricant and will also compare and contrast the other eco-label schemes by which lubricants can be accredited and are also accepted for use under VGP.
This presentation will also provide an overview of the types of base fluids that are permitted to be used, focussing on the general characteristics of each type of base fluid.
Phone: (847) 825-5536
Email: Tom Heidrich at email@example.com
Reminder: Computer speakers or headphones are needed to hear the audio.
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