Technical Publications

ECHA Personnel have been responsible for a range of technical papers over the years, ranging from academic research reports to industrial guidance documents; and now they are all available to download.

Latest publications


May 12, 2016

Why Ships?

IMAS97 Ships The Aging Process, Institute of Marine Engineers 1997, E.C. Hill, Echa Microbiology Ltd


May 12, 2016

Today’s Fuels – Bio Friendly for Man – and for Microbes.

Autumn 2008 Downstream.  E. C. Hill


May 12, 2016

SUMMARY of Microbial Contamination and Associated Corrosion in Fuels, During Storage, Distribution and Use.

II World Congress on Corrosion in the Military, Napoli, September 2007, E.C. Hill and G.C. Hill, Echa Microbiology Ltd.


May 12, 2016

Strategies for Resolving Problems Caused by Microbial Growth in Terminals and Retail Sites Handling Biodiesels, IASH2009

IASH2009, E. C. Hill & G. C. Hill.


May 12, 2016

Microbiological Monitoring On Site

International Conference on Condition Monitoring University Of Wales Swansea 12-15 April 1999,  E. C. Hill, G. C. Hill and D. J. Collins, Echa Microbiology Ltd 


May 12, 2016

Microbial Spoilage and Health Risk Assessments

TAEsslingen 2000,  E.C Hill, Echa Microbiology Ltd.


May 12, 2016

Microbial Proliferation in Bilge’s and its Relation to Pitting Corrosion of Hull Plate of Inshore Vessels

E.C. Hill & G.C. Hill, Echa Microbiology Ltd


May 12, 2016

Microbial Corrosion in Ships Tanks – Detection and Remediation

Tankcare 2000, Hamburg, 13-14 May 1996.  E.C. Hill, Echa Microbiology Ltd


May 12, 2016

Microbial contamination and associated corrosion in fuels, during storage, distribution and use

Napoli September / October 2007, Edward C. Hill & G C Hill


May 12, 2016

Investigation of factors affecting the spoilage susceptibility of fuels with a view to development of a fuel biovunerability test

IASH 2000, 7th International Conference On Stability and Handling of Liquid Fuels,  G.C. Hill, Echa Microbiology Ltd; Joachim W.J. Koenig, JWJK Systems Consultancy; R.N. Smith, Biodeterioration Centre University of Hertfordshire; Barry Herbert, 1 Kestrel Close Sittingbourne Kent