Portable oil and chemical tanker cleaning and washing machine from Butterworth

Butterworth - Tank Cleaning Solutions

Marine Tank Cleaning Machines & Systems

Equipment for Oil & Chemical Tankers, OSV/PSVs, Ships & Dry Bulk Carriers

Butterworth Systems patented the first commercially viable Tank Cleaning Machine and method of tank cleaning for marine use in 1925. Since then, as the inventor of the modern method of tank washing for both marine and industrial applications worldwide, Butterworth continues to be the first name in tank cleaning technology.

Used In:

  • Oil tankers
  • Product tankers
  • Chemical tankers
  • Dry bulk carriers
  • Barges
  • Offshore supply vessels (OSV) for driling mud tank cleaning systems
  • Platform supply vessels (PSV) and drill ships for mud pit tank cleaning systems
  • Anchor handling tugs
  • Drill ships
  • Platforms
  • Ferries
  • Cruise ships


Typical Butterworth Drilling Mud Tank Cleaning System Configuration

  • Crude and refined oil water mixtures
  • Drilling muds
  • Various chemicals solutions


  • Eliminates confined space entry
  • Superior to manual cleaning with hoses or pressure washers
  • Renting portable tank cleaning machines offers an economical alternative to initial outright purchase costs as well as future repair & maintenance costs

Recommended Butterworth Products

Butterworth offers portable tank cleaning machines for long term rental, short term rental and outright sale. Stocks of rental Portable Tank Cleaning machines are held at 14 locations world wide.

Automatic Drilling Mud Tank Cleaning System Data Sheet

Marine Tank Cleaning Pump Packages

Marine Supply Centers Locations

Butterworth Systems, Inc.
16737 West Hardy Rd.
Houston, Texas 77060
Ph: 281-821-7300                     
Fax: 281-821-5550
Email: sales@butterworth.com             

Seagulf Marine Industries, Inc.
815 Rue Mill Street
Montreal, Quebec H3C 1Y5
Phone: 514.935.6933
Fax:      514.935.3665
Email: shipsupply@montreal.seagulf.com

Seagulf Marine Industries, Inc.
38 Payzant Avenue
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B3B 1Z6
Phone: 514.935.6933
Fax:      514.935.3665
Email: shipsupply@halifax.seagulf.com

Seagulf Marine Industries, Inc.
113 Cushman Road, Unit 39
St. Catharines, Ontario L2M 6S9
Phone: 514.935.6933
Fax:      514.935.3665
Email: shipsupply@montreal.seagulf.com

Zervoudakis Marine Supplies Ltd.
31 Milou Street
GR-185 45 Piraeus
Phone: 30.210.462.3700
Fax:   30.210.462.7900
PIC: John Zervoudakis
Email:   zerv@otenet.gr

Gulf Agency Co. (Fujairah) Pvt W.L.L.
P.O. Box 590
Fujairah U.A.E.
Phone: 971.9.22.28300            
Fax:      971.9.22.28269
PIC: EB Pradeep eb.pradeep@gacworld.com
Email: Fujairah.ops@gulfagencycompany.com

GAC Netherlands Ltd.
Butaanweg 5 D
Port NR. 3005
Rotterdam / Pernis
The Netherlands
Phone: 31.10.2310822
Fax;     31.10.4289671
Email: Butterworth@gacworld.com

GAC (Singapore) PTE. LTD.
3 Lim Teck Kim Road
#11-01 Genting Centre
Singapore 088934
Phone: 65.6.4771400
Fax::    65.6.8360114
PIC: Veronica Tee
        Hooi Ai
Email: veronica.tee@gac.com
Email: hooiai.kee@gac.com

Sistemas Industriales Y Navales, S.L.
Phone: 34.94.4800375
Fax:      34.94.4800559
PIC:Carmen Allende callende@sintemar.com
Email: sintemar@sintemar.com
Delivery Address
SOGEBAG c/o Partida Aduanas, S.L.
Muelle Isla Verde, S/N
Puerto De Algeciras
11207 Algeciras (Spain)
Ref. Customs Code: ES001131


Los Angeles & San Pedro
Icon International, Inc.
345 N. Beacon St.
San Pedro, California 90731
Phone:  310.831.9261
Fax:       310.831.4442
PIC:  Bruce Bales
Email: bruhawhaw@yahoo.com

San Francisco
West Coast Ship Supply
1611 17th Street
Oakland, California 94607
Phone:  510.444.7200
Fax:      510.444.7216
PIC: Andrew Licht
Email: Andrew.licht@westcoastship.com
Email: sales@westcoastship.com

East Coast Ship Supply
212 Durham Ave.
Metuchen, NJ 08840
Phone:  732-205-9790
Fax:       732-205-9791
PIC: Dag Wielfaert
Email:  sales@eastcoastship.com

West Coast Ship Supply
1705 NE Argyle St.
Portland, Oregon 97211
Phone: 503.224.9950
Fax:     503.224.9905
PIC: Pete Haviland
Email: petehaviland@Qwest.net
Email: sales@westcoastship.com

Alliance Supply Management, Ltd.
1830 West 15th Street
Houston, Texas 77008-3422
Phone: 713.335.2500
Fax:      713.335.2501
PIC: Daniel Windle
Email: team.baltic@asmlimited.com
Email: ASM@asmlimited.com

West Coast Ship Supply
5001 208th Street S. W.
Lynwood, Washington 98036
Phone:  425.771.4840
Fax:      425.771.4986
PIC: Bill Beslow
Email: bill.beslow@westcoastship.com
Email: sales@westcoastship.com

For more information on marine tank cleaning equipment for rent or purchase, contact us
at 866.920.3233 or send us an email.