Rivertrace are world leaders
in measuring oil in water

We are the market leaders in oil in water monitoring at the
forefront of designing equipment and systems for over 35 years.


A practical guide to your
environmental responsibilities

This Guide looks at the main environmental impacts of shipping and the
regulations and technologies that are in place and being developed.

Rivertrace have been designing oil in water monitors and advising on environmental legislation for the maritime market for over 35 years. Our range of monitors includes solutions for MARPOL Annex I (Prevention of pollution by oil) and more.


Rivertrace are an ISO9001:2015 quality assured company at the forefront of designing environmental monitoring solutions for the offshore industry. With over 35 years experience, we have worked with most of the leading oil and gas operators.


Rivertrace has the solution to your environmental monitoring needs and can tailor make systems to your own individual requirements. Our range of monitoring applications includes, boiler water, cooling water, leak detection and wastewater discharge.

Family owned for over 35 years

Established in 1983 by Bob Coomber, the company is still managed and operated by the Coomber family and has over 30,000 monitors and systems installed worldwide.

Today, Rivertrace is at the forefront of designing equipment and systems that not only meet but exceed requirements of tightening environmental legislation for the marine, offshore and industrial markets.

Rivertrace employ around 30 people at our headquarters based in Redhill, Surrey UK.

Clients come first

Our impressive client list includes leading European, American and Asian separator manufacturers. We also supply most of the major international Shipping Companies, leading Offshore Oil and Gas Operators as well as Premier Land Based Industrial Organisations.

Rivertrace tailor makes systems according to our customers individual environmental monitoring requirement including, Oily water discharges, EGCS Wash Water, boiler condensate, produced water and slop water discharge.

Smart technology, smart thinking

Rivertrace’s internal R&D team is made up of mechanical, electrical, software and commissioning engineers. They are dedicated to continually developing existing products, supporting the sales team on individual customers’ requirements and addressing new legislative and industry problems.

We advocate using technology to minimise risk, increase efficiency and drive a greener future.

“We’ve partnered with Rivertrace because of the quality of their equipment, worldwide customer service and competitive position in the market place. Rivertrace oil content monitors have been standardised on our Separators for 22 years; as they are one of the top OCM manufactures, our customers have very few issues with Rivertrace equipment.
To serve our international customer base Rivertrace are supported by a network of agents and distributor service centres worldwide covering over 45 countries providing a local service and spares support wherever the vessel is sailing. View our agent network.

Rivertrace is at the forefront of designing equipment and systems