Boaters once only had the option of above-waterline installations with Raritan waste treatment systems, but the updated ManaGerm can now be fitted up to 10 feet below the waterline with a pump-up kit.

A Coast Guard-certified Type II marine sanitation device, the ManaGerm provides onboard sewage treatment for up to 12 people per day, says the company. Through an aerobic process, the innovative unit employs air, water and naturally occurring bacteria to biologically convert waste into water and carbon dioxide. Constructed of lightweight, corrosion-resistant polyethylene, the ManaGerm is simple to install and maintain; the MSD requires no special tools. Releasing no foul odors, it operates with fresh-, brackish- and saltwater. Measuring 56-1/2” L x 24” W x 17” H, the ManaGerm is a flow-through system for black water only. An extended aeration bioreactor features two chambers. The first chamber transforms waste into water and carbon dioxide and the second allows solids to settle and clarified water to pass on to the secondary tank where disinfection takes place, says the company. The ManaGerm, aeration pump and pump-up kit all come in 120 and 240 volt AC versions. The suggested retail prices of the ManaGerm start at $4,350 and the pump-up kit costs $760. Contact: Raritan, (856) 825-4900, info@rari taneng.com, www.raritaneng.com.



‘A Phenomenal Success’

The Southampton International Boat Show had more than 88,000 visitors during its 10-day run, after last year’s cancellation.

TopSide Marinas Makes First Two Acquisitions

Founded in January 2020, the firm has thus far acquired Beavers Bend Marina in Oklahoma and Galveston Yacht Basin in Texas.

Two Boosts for Boating and Fishing

MBIA’s Metro Boat show show draws a crowd, and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service expands boating and fishing opportunities.

Norwalk Boat Show Held This Weekend

The NMMA show runs through Sunday at Norwalk Cove Marina in Norwalk, Conn.

Raritan Expands Team

Patrick McNeel joins the New Jersey-based manufacturer as a marine equipment product developer.

Industry Mourns Walter “Bing” Burns O’Meara

The longtime publisher of Lakeland Boating magazine has died at 81.

NMMA Announces Hall of Fame Inductees

Regulator Marine’s Joan Maxwell and Bill Watters of Syntec Industries will be honored at IBEX.

Brunswick Acquires SemahTronix

The supplier of wiring harnesses and other electrical assemblies will be part of Brunswick’s growing Advanced Systems Group.