UAE-based Dulsco Group’s Environmental Solutions division has introduced an advanced Oil Re-Refinery Plant, which is the first-of-its-kind in the Emirates.
Located in Jebel Ali, the facility spans over 14,000 sqm. According to the statement, Dulsco aims to support the UAE’s sustainability agenda as well as the country’s goal of achieving a circular economy.
Dulsco has developed environmentally oriented products and services to satisfy the special needs of complex industries such as the nation’s ports, oil, and gas sectors, using expert manpower and cutting-edge technologies.
“Our priority is to play a leading role nationally in implementing sustainable infrastructure for the future. We do this by ensuring that our values are applied through investment, expertise, and education in circular economy best practices and recycling projects. Our ultimate aim is not solely for us – we encourage others to maintain their resources for as long as possible, to extract maximum value during their lifespan. Materials can then be recovered and products regenerated as their service life comes to an end. Dulsco’s re-refinery facility adds to Dubai’s goal of providing a fully-integrated resolution to the Maritime Industry’s various oily wastes to help protect the environment and our vital natural resources. Waste, oil, and oily sludge contain hazardous components. If used as fuel without treatment, toxic components are released into our environment that pollutes the air we breathe and water we drink.”
“Dulsco looks forward to working closely with DP World and the marine sector in Dubai, in our efforts to provide a state-of-the-art processing facility to handle these wastes in line with Marpol and local environmental requirements.” Mr. Stockton added.
As a major regional and international trade hub, daily marine traffic into Jebel Ali and the Port of Rashid in Dubai is high, requiring a facility for safe disposal of marine waste, in line with IMO-Marpol standards.
Dulsco is the only waste management company in Dubai approved to handle all types of marine waste as per Marpol annex 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5. As per the reports, “Rather than staying uncontrolled in the waste supply chain, waste oil or oily sludge will be collected, processed, and reused in compliance with the highest standards.”