Super-Tanker Docks in Cuba Sets Up Wastewater Treatment Plant
HAVANA, Cuba, May 29 (acn) A state-of-art wastewater treatment
plant in the Fuel Trading Company of Matanzas, the largest of
its kind in the country, is described by experts as vital to
prevent damage to the environment.
Lydia M. Rodriguez Suarez,
director of the Super-Tanker Docks where the
enterprise is located and where up to 150 thousand tons
ships can operate,
said that the new facility is equipped with the latest
technology and can
process some 20 cubic meters per hour of oily water.
The entity receives, stores and markets all domestic crude
from deposits in western and central Cuba, part of the
imported oil and
its various derivatives, and in it they prepare relevant
mixtures to fuel
several industrial sectors.
She told Granma newspaper that the plant will treat
in ships and the residuals that result from handling of
Thanks to these sanitation technologies the company is now
better able to
protect the environment and marine ecosystem which is
with the existing measures for conservation and protection,
Upon completion of the pipeline works (currently at 60
percent) the plant
will handle all the waste their facilities generate.