Copdel, Inc. is a company specialized in the development and worldwide distribution of new and innovative oil spill control equipment. The company is located near Quebec City, in the Province of Quebec, Canada. The company was founded in 1995 by Mr. Gilles Duchesneau and Mr. Jean-Pierre Bourque, former Canadian Coast Guard Marine Environmental Emergency Managers. The Copdel team is composed of ex-Canadian Coast Guard personnel that have over 75 years cumulative `hands on` experience in marine pollution emergencies in Canada. These many years of experience have enabled Copdel to develop innovative ideas and equipment designed to increase your response capability as well as meeting your specific needs concerning marine oil spill incidents in a cost-effective manner.

About Us

  • The Protecteur is such a revolutionary new piece of equipment for controlling accidental oil spills occuring at marine terminals, which Copdel is proud of.
  • The Protecteur provides many advantages over old-fashioned oil spill countermeasures equipment.


  • The Protecteur oil spill containment system is currently in use at numerous major dockside transfer installations.


Protecteur - Model 400 Series (Scissor Type) - Free-Floating Unit for Oil Spill Control Equipment

Free-floating unit requiring no H-beam installation. Ideal for fullface dockside and for ship-to-ship oil transfers.

Protecteur - Model 300 Series (Accordion Type) - Oil Spill Control Equipment

Sliding on an H-beam down to the water level, it is remotely activated by a triggering mechanism. Imagine 85 lbs of spring pressure in addition to 500 lbs of magnetic grip.

Company details

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Industry Type:
Health and Safety - Oil Spills

Market Focus:
Globally (various continents)

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