Environment Policy

The maintenance of high environmental protection standards at BREDO is self-evident. Hand in hand with our partners we are working on achieving even higher standards of environmental protection.

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Environmental Pontoon

BREDO owns a pontoon with which the cleaning of oil tanks and bilges are performed without any delay and with utmost cost-efficiency for the owner´s benefit. The pontoon combines following functions:

Steam Generator

  • to heat up oil tanks
  • max. steam capacity 1566 kg/h
  • max. steam pressure 10 bar

Vacuum plant

consisting of

  • two vacuum pumps, capacity 2700 m³/h at 80 mbar
  • three vacuum tanks of 8 m³ each

Tanks (400 m³)

inside the pontoon to store oil-water-mixtures for a later disposal by competent service companies.

Piping Systems

By fixed pipes at the docks in combination with flexible hoses every area in the docks and on board are accessible easily and efficiently.

Environmental Management System

The pontoon is an integral part of BREDO's Environmental Management System which is certified according to ISO 14001:2004 by Germanischer Lloyd.


For the pontoon BREDO is maintaining the classification by Germanischer Lloyd.