Table 3 shows the characteristics of the two-phase OMSW after the different ultrasound pretreatments in terms of humidity, TS, VS, CODt, CODs, and COD solubilization.
Parameters Values TS (g/kg) 265 [+ or -] 3 VS (g/kg) 228 [+ or -] 2 CODt (g[O.sub.2]/kg) 331 [+ or -] 1 CODs (g[O.sub.2]/kg) 143 [+ or -] 3 Ph 4.9 [+ or -] 0.2 TA (g CaC[O.sub.3]/kg) 2.5 [+ or -] 0.1 AN (g ammoniacal N/kg) 0.3 [+ or -] 0.0 TKN(g Kjeldahl N/Kg) 3.6 [+ or -] 0.1 Hemicellulose (%) 11.3 [+ or -] 0.2 Cellulose (%) 5.2 [+ or -] 0.1 Lignin (%) 19.7 [+ or -] 0.4 Fat (%) 3.8 [+ or -] 0.3 TS: total solids; VS: volatile solids; CODt: total chemical oxygen demand; CODs: soluble chemical oxygen demand; TKN: total Kjeldahl nitrogen; AN: ammoniacal nitrogen; TA: total alkalinity.
"Senari Synergy's pre-tax profit rose to RM6.1 million (2011: MYR 2.2 million) on the back of higher revenue of RM74.1 million (2011: RM46.7 million) in 2012 upon recognition of revenue from the CODT. MARC notes that the group's earnings continue to be supported by its oil terminal business as its port operation in Tanjung Manis and property development businesses have yet to contribute meaningfully to the group's performance since rating agency's last review.
"The group had collected RM13.5 million out of its CODT's 2012 receivables amounting to RM24.4 million.
Although the two offtakers of the oil terminals are very strong credit entities and the parties have entered into 30-year user agreements which wholly mitigate demand risk, Petronas Dagangan Berhad and Shell Timur Sdn Bhd has not made any tariff payments despite the CODT
commencing operations on February 3, 2012.