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  • How to connect sections of oil containment boom - video

    Most manufacturers of oil containment boom in the US utilize ASTM F962-94 aluminum connectors at both ends of the boom. These universal Z connector bars allow sections of boom from any manufacturer to be used together to form longer sections of deployed containment boom. In the event that the pin holes don't line up across boom makers, additional holes can quickly be drilled through the ...


    By Texas Boom Company

  • Oil Containment Boom Overview

    For those not familiar with oil containment boom, Texas Boom Company is providing an overview to share the basics of what spill containment boom is, how containment boom is made, and where containment boom is used. One of the first actions taken when oil has spilled into or in the vicinity of a body of water is to encircle the spill with containment boom. Because oil and other hydrocarbons ...


    By Texas Boom Company

  • Five primary types of oil containment boom

    There are typically five primary types of containment boom manufactured and deployed in the United States and Canada. We provide a brief description of each for the benefit of those not familiar with containment boom. All containment boom is sold in managable sections that can be joined end to end to form longer lengths. Boom manufacturers typically utlize universal connectors so that boom ...


    By Texas Boom Company

  • Texas Boom - legacy product name guide

    As Texas Boom Company has evolved since its founding in 1986, the product lines and branding have varied over the years. In order to help clarify where to find an appropriate product when referencing older marketing material, order invoices, or product markings, we are providing a guide below. If you ever have any questions about what current products are suitable to meet your needs, please ...


    By Texas Boom Company

  • Carmanah lighting oil spill containment booms

    Carmanah Technologies Corp. through its marine partnership with Sabik Oy is providing Carmanah/Sabik solar LED marine lanterns for marking oil spill containment booms in the Gulf of ...

  • Increased oil containment boom production

    Granite Environmental, Inc. , located on the East Coast of Florida, offers an available 19 inch oil boom for spill responders, beginning May 29th, 2010. The oil containment boom for protected water and fast current is manufactured with a height of 19 inch, freeboard of 7 inch, draft of 12 inch, top tension cable of 5/16 inch (galv.), ballast chain of ¼” or 5/16” inch (galv.) ...


    By GEI Works, Inc.

  • DESMI Active in Removing Plastic from the Ocean

    The Ocean Cleanup, based in the Netherlands, has launched a containment boom to be tested in the North Sea. The boom, which is 100 m long, is designed, produced and delivered by DESMI. DESMI is proud to be part of this project that supports the values, which DESMI considers important. DESMI has a history going back more than 180 years and for more than 30 years DESMI has delivered equipment for ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • OSCAR Oil Sheen Containment And Removal System

    William Litwin, President of Guardian Environmental Technologies is pleased to announce a new development in the critical field of dealing with spilled oil and other petroleum products in ports, harbors, marinas and even at sea. This device named "OSCAR"was developed by the company to fill a need to quickly deploy a containment barrier around an oil spill source that will simultaneously absorb ...

  • Opflex Becomes a Part of Italy`s Costa Concordia Solution

    From his home base on Cape Cod, Opflex Solutions' CEO Scott C. Smith saw the wreck of the Costa Concordia on TV along with the rest of the world. His personal knowledge of what happens in marine disasters -- his experiences with the Gulf Coast BP oil spill -- got him on a plane to Italy right away. The oil still onboard the capsized cruise ship poses a real threat to the nearby coastal ...

  • Carmanah lighting oil spill containment booms

    Carmanah Technologies Corp. through its marine partnership with Sabik Oy is providing Carmanah/Sabik solar LED marine lanterns for marking oil spill containment booms in the Gulf of Mexico. The lanterns are helping to keep marine traffic safe while containment and cleanup work continues in the area. Through the efforts of Carmanah"s authorized marine distributor in Texas, several hundred white ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Made in USA - Oil Containment Boom, Silt Curtains, Tanks, Berms

    As the year comes to an end, everyone at Texas Boom Company is proud of the work done at our manufacturing facility in Houston, Texas. Texas Boom is a manufacturer of top quality oil containment boom, silt curtains, pillow tanks and bladders, containment berms, and many other products that leverage our RF welding capability. We place an emphasis on quality, provide short lead times, offer the ...


    By Texas Boom Company

  • Jim Pearce’s Golden Standard

    We’ve discussed the origins of Elastec in the early ‘90s many times. But the story began long before that – in 1967 Orlando, Florida. That was the year that the late Jim Pearce formed a new company, American Marine. Pearce formed the company after a successful career as a U.S. Navy pilot and involvement with the Apollo Lunar Landing Program. After collaborating with a colleague, ...


    By Elastec

  • Slickbar secures major contract with Suez Canal Authority

    The Suez Canal Authority, one of the busiest shipping canals in the world connecting the Mediterranean Sea in Port Said with the Gulf of Suez approximately 165 km long, selected Slickbar Heavy-duty style containment boom for their arsenal of oil spill response equipment. 3,000 meters of oil boom was inspected, tested and delivered to the Port in Egypt. During the 10 day inspection tour ...


    By Lamor Corporation Ab

  • Oil Leak in Alabama Contained

    MOBILE, Alabama (ENS) - A crude oil storage tank leaked some 300 barrels of oil into a drainage ditch at an oil containment farm here today. The oil in the drainage ditch has been contained, according to the U.S. Coast Guard, which responded to the spill. Crews have deployed a containment boom and are working to recover the oil. The oil in the storage container, which holds approximately ...

  • Oil Spill In Gulf Of Mexico: Granite Environmental Inc has in excess of 150,000 feet fast oil cleanup boom in stock, ready to ship

    Sebastian, FL, April 30, 2010 – Oil spill in Gulf of Mexico: Granite Environmental, Inc., located on the East Coast of Florida, has ready to ship 150,000 feet fast oil cleanup boom (FOC Boom) in stock. The FOC Boom is a rapid response system. This fast oil cleanup boom uses a combination of proprietary high-extension sorbent barrier and easy-to-use deployment system that is unlike anything ...


    By GEI Works, Inc.

  • Oil containment boom for open water and ocean use available

    Granite Environmental, Inc., located on the East Coast of Florida, offers 36 and 42 inch oil boom for spill responders, beginning July 2nd, 2010. The 36" and 42" oil containment boom for open water and ocean is manufactured to the following specification: 36" oil boom: With a height of 36 inch, freeboard of 12 inch, draft of 24 inch, ballast chain of 3/8 inch galv. (optional 1/2" galv) and ...


    By GEI Works, Inc.

  • Oil spill in Gulf of Mexico: Granite Environmental, Inc. production schedule provides available 19 inch oil containment boom for spill responders

    Sebastian, FL, May 13, 2010 – Granite Environmental, Inc., located on the East Coast of Florida, offers an available 19 inch oil boom for spill responders, beginning May 29th, 2010. The oil containment boom for protected water and fast current is manufactured with a height of 19 inch, freeboard of 7 inch, draft of 12 inch, top tension cable of 5/16 inch (galv.), ballast chain of ...


    By GEI Works, Inc.

  • Galicia, Spain: The Port of Vilagarcía purchases Markleen equipment

    The Port Authority of Vilagarcía de Arousa (Spain) has just awarded an oil spill response equipment supply contract to Markleen. The equipment, which will be delivered by the end of 2008, will complement existing means of oil spill response, and consists of 500 m of inflatable containment boom supplied on two reels and a Foilex weir skimmer, as well as all necessary operating equipment and ...


    By Egersund Markleen

  • Light floating marker: 50 inch flashing marker light for oil containment booms

    Granite Environmental Light Floating Marker 50 is a flashing marker light. It is perfect for oil spill cleanup projects and made for use with oil containment and debris booms, turbidity control curtains, or as a marker for anchor lines and other marine based operations. 26 of the 50 inch is exposed above the water line. The ballast part is filled in with concrete. The light is operated by 2 D ...


    By GEI Works, Inc.

  • Texas Boom Company Joins SCAA

    Texas Boom Company is proud to join many other leading companies and organizations involved in the spill response industry who are active participants in the Spil Control Association of America (SCAA). We join this group as a means to further contribute with oil spill response, and TBC is eager to engage in the positive work of the SCAA. As a manufacturer of oil spill containment boom and ...


    By Texas Boom Company

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