When an oil spill occurs, the challenge is clearing out of the oil fast and secure. Seaswarm is a possible solution to this dilemma. Robotic cleaning instruments absorb the oil and move independently and autonomously. They can communicate between them and coordinate their actions. The supplier claims the job will be done efefctively.
New DESMI Smart Boom - Superior Monitoring Boom Technology
The system combines proven DESMI oil spill containment boom with the Boom Guard Monitoring Buoy, an oil pollution monitoring device used to monitor for the presence of oil pollution within the boom containment area. If oil pollution is detected, the buoy transmits an alert via Iridium satellite in real time. The buoy also monitors location and heading and should the SMART BOOM drift, the buoy reports its current location and heading, transmits an alert, and continues to transmit hourly allowing users to locate...
Reducing Risks and Costs associated with oil/fuel spill response
Replacing inadequate spill response with 21st technology The information presented herein will demonstrate to insurance companies and their insured clients how to mitigate risk and reduce costs associated with oil/fuel spills. Insurance companies, Protection & Indemnity (P&I) clubs, and parties that pay high premiums are doing so based on the excessive costs associated with using inadequate spill response systems. This links documents will show you how to save as much as 77% on spill response.
Do you know the two most important words required to understand oil spill booming?
Much has been written (incorrectly) about how to deploy boom in order to protect, deflect or contain oil. We have long promoted using math and science when deploying spill countermeasures not only because it works, but because it’s faster, safer, more effective and it saves time, money and impact. What we’ll focus on in this article is the where of boom deployment. When it comes to understanding where to correctly deploy boom during an oil spill incident, it’s important to understand that...
Nanobite remediates boyne river oil spill - Case study
On the 6 September 2007, an oil spill from a fuel dump leaks into the beautiful Boyne River, County Louth, Ireland. Local wild fowl and their nesting areas are endangered, as is the local water supply. The coastguards deploy conventional booms to contain the spill but decide against the use of conventional chemical detergents because of the obvious damage to flora and fauna. Drogheda Borough Council require a treatment that is 100% environmentally safe. They choose Nanobite Liquid, an inert, non-toxic and...
Hydrocarbon Bioremediation – Cleaning fuels & motor oil spills on water - Case Study
Background Nanobite Products proved how effective they are in hydrocarbon bioremediation on water with the almost total remediation in one week of fuel spills from abandoned cars. Read on… On March 30 2006, in Black Sod Bay in County Mayo, between 45 and 50 cars were transported from a neighbouring island destined for scrap. They were deposited at low tide on the shoreline to await transportation. As soon as the tide came in, it became apparent that oil, diesel, petrol had begun to seep from the broken...