The Dredging Summit & Expo ’17 was a technical conference organized by the Western Dredging Association (WEDA) to promote the exchange of knowledge in fields related to dredging, navigation, marine engineering and construction. It provided a forum for improvement of communications, technology transfer, and cooperation among associations & societies, while emphasizing the importance of understanding and development of solutions for problems related to the protection and enhancement of the marine environment.


Switching to Bio Lubricants is becoming increasingly popular. As environmental enforcement agencies increase pressures and costs for petroleum lubricant spills, many companies are switching to environmentally safer products. EAL/ECL’s can protect the users against fines, cleanup costs and downtime. Our Panolin Hydraulic Oils have an extended life in comparison other oils that are considered ‘Environmentally Friendly’. Unbeknown to most, Vegetable based Hydraulic oils aren’t ideal due to the fact that once the oil expires, it becomes rancid and can infect entire ecosystems. Panolin’s line of hydraulic oils is a fully synthetic blend of saturated esters, resulting in a super extended life, with no risk of rancid oil contamination.

In February of this year, BC Ferries celebrated a special anniversary. BC’s 1st saltwater cable ferry, The Baynes Sound Connector, celebrated its one year of service. The Baynes Sound Connector has been running between Buckley Bay and Denman island and has had over 10,200 sailings and is BC Ferries most cost-effective and eco-friendly vessel. BNAC Environmental Solutions is thrilled to be providing this innovative and ground breaking vessel with our environmentally conscious Panolin Hydraulic Oil.

BNAC Environmental Solutions and Panolin attended The 2017 Arctic Shipping Summit, organized by the Active Communications International from 30th October to the 1st November 2016 in Montreal, Canada. The conference brought together various key industry stake-holders including Ship-owners, Ship-mangers & associated solution providers, fuel solutions, IT & data associations, consultants & technology providers and many more. It was an amazing opportunity to stand side by side with the experts from Panolin and many other influential industry leaders.