Eco-Oil – Treatment of Contaminated Water, SA is the leading national company for the reception of hazardous waste from marine origin. With waste treatment and oil recovery operations held in Setúbal, in the middle of Sado estuary, Eco-Oil provides a guarantee for the protection of the environment, people and assets.
Eco-Oil began its activity of collecting and treatment of oily waste in 2001, it holds the Environmental Permit No. 8 / 1.0 / 2015, and was one of the first industrial units licensed under the IPPC directive (Integrated Pollution Prevention and Control) and MARPOL 73/78 (International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships).
The company operates a marine terminal for private use, located in the Port of Setúbal, and the facility holds high tankage capacity that enables the reception up to 5,000 m3 in a single operation.
The oily residue, known as slop oil, are composed of hydrocarbons, water and solid contaminants.
The plant, with 1000 m3 daily treatment capacity, invests in recovery and upgrading of the hydrocarbon fraction and uses reliable and modern technology, applying the best and most eco efficient practices available.
From the treatment process, it is recovered a product sold as fuel.