harbour boom News

  • Diverting Oil from Sensitive Areas

    Diversion booming can be effective in inland streams, rivers and creeks where currents are greater than 0.5m², also across small bays and harbours where wave heights are below 0.5 metres. Straight coastlines with breaking waves under 0.5 metres can have specific areas protected by deploying the boom angled to a slick diverting the oil away to an appropriate recovery area. When correctly deployed, ...


    By Lamor Corporation Ab

  • Estonia is getting prepared

    Strong investments to meet oil spills During the past year, Estonia has invested heavily in oil spill response technology. Authorities working with oil spill preparedness and many private harbours have recently purchased the latest technology for oil spill response. Lamor oil spill recovery equipment have been delivered both for offshore as well as for nearshore use.  This positive development in ...


    By Lamor Corporation Ab

  • Oil spill control and research vessels

    Alnmaritec has recently launched vessels that serve maritime environment. The Responder 1 is an oil spill control vessel for Barbados, the Falcon Spirit being a research vessel for the Plymouth University, UK. The ‘Responder 1" is based upon the Alnmaritec Wave Worker class but is a unique design variant that was developed for use by the Barbados National Terminals Company Limited ...

  • RM80 Compact Recycler cleared military complex

    The town of Paldiski in Estonia, once part of the former Soviet Union, is now investing in the future with a harbour project that will increase passenger travel to Sweden. Private investors have acquired a site on the south shore of the Gulf of Finland, where the Soviet Navy had erected a training centre for nuclear submarines. For many years this restricted area was called ‘The Pentagon’, ...


    By RUBBLE MASTER HMH GmbH

  • World’s fastest response oil containment system hits Canadian waters

    Today, Ontario-based environmental protection technology leader Murrenhil Corporation launched the world's fastest response oil containment system, designed to reach and trap an oil spill within minutes, protecting our oceans, lakes, rivers, streams and coastal areas from ecological disaster. More than a dozen oil spills occur every day in Canada,1 leaving an undeniable footprint on our ...


    By Murrenhil Corporation

  • Federal contaminated sites – the problem that won’t go away

    Thousands of abandoned industrial and military sites across Canada owned by the federal government, contain soils contaminated with PCBs, hydrocarbons, asbestos and heavy metals. Although remediation of these sites has been declared a key federal priority, the number of such sites in Canada remains surprisingly high and the rate of remediation of these sites remains low. Across Canada, ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

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