TET Inc. Received Technical Innovation Award
Terragon Environmental Technologies Inc. was the recipient of the Technical Innovation award at the 2014 Lloyd’s List North American Awards dinner held on February 19th in Houston, Texas. The Technical Innovation award celebrates the shipping industry’s ability to create and recognises groundbreaking technology, design and service, across all sectors. This award is for any company or individual that can demonstrate a technological innovation that has led to a meaningful advance for the shipping industry. The award is open to all sectors and judges look for examples that demonstrate the best the North American shipping industry has to offer in terms of technological innovation. Terragon’s President and CEO, Peter Tsantrizos, and Director of Sales, Andrew Korney, were in attendance at the awards.
The award recognises Terragon’s novel technology the Micro Auto Gasification™ (or simply, MAGS™). MAGS is an appliance designed to use shipboard solid waste and sludge oils as fuel to create useful energy that can be integrated back onboard the vessel. The process of converting waste to energy onboard with MAGS is an effective and environmentally sensible solution for waste management and energy production. MAGS does not require reliance on fossil fuels to operate, as the process of auto-gasification creates a syngas that is the main fuel source for the system. The emissions from MAGS exceed the current regulations set out in MEPC.76(40).
The remaining residue, about 5%, is called biochar and is a nutrient rich compound that can be safely returned to the environment.
“MAGS enables the “zero waste discharge habitat” by allowing anyone to use the materials currently considered “waste” to generate clean energy” says CEO and President, Peter Tsantrizos.
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