Spill Control News

  • Looking for Basic Online Spill Responder Course?

    Spill Responders in their workplace setting are familiar with the products that are in use; unlike public responders that may be called to respond to a spill that can be the result of any number of products or wastes. Hespro's online training builds on our knowledge of products and or wastes at our workplace setting and directs the participant on the path to creating contingencies based on ...


    By Hespro

  • The Ohmsett Gazette

    Welcome to the latest edition of The Ohmsett Gazette. Our bi-annual newsletter keeps you up-to-date on the activities at the Ohmsett facility. Stories include: Mechanical Recovery of Chemically Treated Oil, Joint Study of Oil Slicks & Emulsions, The Skimmer of the Future, Performance Testing of the SeaHow Skimmers, Tracking Oil Movement at Sea, Underwater Laser Characterization Study, ...


    By OHMSETT

  • EnviroSpill 2017 Conference and Exhibition

    RECSO EnviroSpill will be held from 10 - 12 April 2017 at the Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi. Comprising an international ...

  • Oil Spill Response Planning in the Pacific Northwest

    What is the rule? Chapter 173-186 of the State of Washington Administrative Code (WAC) establishes oil spill contingency plan, drill and equipment verification requirements, and provisions for inspection of records for owners and operators of railroads required to submit oil spill contingency plans under chapter 90.56 Revised Code of Washington (RCW), and for the response contractors that ...


    By Antea Group - USA

  • Bonfiglioli presents the EVO project, the next EVOlution of our business to Industry 4.0

    The EVO project, which will be the Group's largest industrial site in Italy, has been presented at the Bonfiglioli Riduttori factory in Calderara di Reno. The EVO plant will be located in the “Clementino Bonfiglioli” area, measuring 148,700 sq.m., in which, by 2018, the foundations of a modern factory will be laid. Including the current Calderara plant, when fully operational, the EVO ...

  • Product Highlight – Full Trough Skimmer (FTS) System

    The Full Trough Skimmer (FTS) System The FTS™ system is comprised of a radial scum trough extending from the clarifier feedwell, outwards to the scum baffle.  There are two cantilevered scum skimming arms which sweep the entire clarification surface area twice per revolution.  The FTS system is a performance enhancing skimmer design, ...

  • Lamor Seahunters on water and ready for delivery

    The Lamor Seahunter is a multipurpose work platform that consists of connectable hulls that each have a carrying capacity of 1500 kg (3300 lbs), which is more than three times the weight of a hull. The hulls are catamaran shaped which provide a stable work platform for oil recovery operations and various other nearshore operations. ...


    By Lamor Corporation Ab

  • The entire server just crashed! The importance of Spot Coolers

    “The entire server just crashed”. Nightmare fuel right? When companies depend on computers, their local server rooms should be one of the most important considerations on a daily basis. So, what’s the number one issue that can cause issues for this technology? Poor temperature control. The perfect solution? Spot ...

  • Lamor takes part in Arctic oil spill response exercise held by Gazprom Neft

    Lamor attended an intensive Arctic oil spill response exercise held by Gazprom Neft over the Easter Weekend, March 25-28. The Arctic drill took place around the Prirazlomnoye drilling and production platform located on the Pechora Sea shelf, 60 kilometers offshore. The purpose of the exercise was to test and assess the response procedures and effectiveness of equipment in real Arctic conditions, ...


    By Lamor Corporation Ab

  • BC Introduces New legislation to enable world-leading provincial spills regime

    Amendments to the Environmental Management Act (EMA), introduced today will, if passed, provide the legal foundation to establish a new, world-leading spill preparedness and response regime to address environmental emergencies in B.C. The proposed spills regime will ensure effective preparedness, response and recovery measures are in place for hazardous substance spills, from any ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • ANDRITZ SEPARATION successfully starts up a newly developed decanter for a Spanish olive oil producer

    A newly developed F-series ANDRITZ SEPARATION decanter has been started up successfully for an olive oil producer in Jaén, Spain. In the first extraction phase, the F6000 decanter already achieved a throughput of 300 tons per day. In addition to the high throughput, the quality of the olive oil is enhanced in terms of flavor and fragrance because the oil contains less contaminants and is ...

  • Fly Ash Cuttings Mill

    Trilliant's Fly Ash Cuttings Mill is designed and built to assist in solids control of materials from the drilling process, location spills, and roadside spills of contaminated materials. The Mill is designed to accept many different types of drying agents and enzymes for breaking down or solidifying contaminated materials. Processing rates of 50-70 tons of material per hour can be ...

  • Oill Spill Training in Mauritius

    The DESMI training seminar was held in the beginning of December and featured live demonstrations with DESMI Oil Spill equipment. The purpose of the training seminar was to bring industry stakeholders together in an effort to prepare for future oil spill incidents. Besides improving the operational capacity of the regional players, the seminar sought to strengthen the relationship with ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • On-Water Demonstration in the Port of Southampton

    DESMI Ro-Clean A/S have embarked on a mission to show off our new revolutionary product – the Ultimate Speed-Sweep System consisting of DESMI Single Vessel Ro-Kite Speed-Sweep 1500 with integrated Ro-Skim Weir Skimmer towed at a speed of 3 knots. We started the year with a demonstration at Odense Fjord in Denmark followed by the March 2015 InterSpill event in the Port of Amsterdam. The ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • EPA mine spill could have been prevented

    Government investigators squarely blamed the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Thursday for a 3 million gallon wastewater spill from a Colorado gold mine, saying an EPA cleanup crew rushed its work and failed to consider the complex engineering involved, triggering the very blowout it hoped to avoid. The spill that fouled rivers in three states would have been avoided had the EPA team checked ...


    By Associated Press

  • Gulf of Mexico oil spill exposed Peregrine falcon species to harmful hydrocarbons

    Migrating tundra peregrine falcons (Falco peregrinus tundrius) experienced increased levels of harmful hydrocarbons in their blood following the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, a new study finds. Blood from juvenile females was found to have the highest levels of contamination. The Deepwater Horizon oil spill, which lasted from April 20 to July 15 2010, dumped 4.9 million ...

  • UMI Ships TrashCat to Malaysia

    The UMI division of Liquid Waste Technology (LWT) recently shipped a TrashCat MS8-1500A marine skimmer to Malaysia. This machine will be used to keep portions of the Klang River free from floating debris such as plastic bottles, wood, and trash. UMI (United Marine International) was excited to host a large group of Malaysian government workers who came to the local ...

  • UNEP Côte d`Ivoire Assessment Highlights Action Required for Path to Sustainable Development

    Large scale reforestation and sound environmental management could support the recovery of Côte d'Ivoire's forest cover, which now forms just 3 per cent of the country's national territory and continues to decrease rapidly, according to UNEP's Côte d'Ivoire Post-Conflict Environmental Assessment. Côte d'Ivoire's forests have global significant biodiversity value and ...

  • Dispersants do not increase exposure of cod eggs and larvae to toxins in oil spills

    Oil spills at sea can be catastrophic events, with oil and discharged toxins, including polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, threatening marine wildlife and coastlines, damaging healthy ecosystems and harming livelihoods. A recent study found that using dispersants moderately decreased the number of cod eggs and larvae affected by spills off the Norwegian coast. Efforts ...

  • Rotork valve actuators at hub of automated flood alleviation scheme

    An extended scope contract performed by Rotork Site Services has successfully delivered full automation of a flood alleviation scheme protecting the historic town of Cardigan in West Wales. The project involved replacing unreliable actuators from another manufacturer, installing a PLC control cabinet and interfacing with the existing river level sensor and telemetry ...


    By Rotork

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