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  • Giant oil skimmer still not ready at Gulf of Mexico spill site

    Tests of a giant Taiwanese tanker to collect oil gushing from a ruptured well in the Gulf of Mexico would continue after initial trials were deemed inconclusive because of rough seas. Over the weekend the modified ship, named A Whale, was being tested to separate crude oil from sea water in an area north of the BP Plc well that has been spewing oil into the Gulf. ""After an initial 48-hour ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Oil Skimmers, Inc., offers to aid in the clean-up of the gulf oil spill

    As heavy oil from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico begins to wash into the fragile Louisiana wetlands, environmental organizations, governmental officials, and citizens alike are worrying about how to clean up the shallow waters on the shores. Oil Skimmers, Inc., offers a unique solution that can be of service in the clean-up effort. In a June 1st press release Governor ...


    By Oil Skimmers, Inc.

  • Abanaki`s New Oil Skimmer Material Removes 56,000 Gallons of Oil in a Single Day of Gulf Clean-up

    CLEVELAND - Abanaki Corporation reported that its patent-pending Fuzzy2™ material being used on a disk oil skimmer in the Gulf picked up 56,000 gallons of oil in one day, triple the removal rate of a standard disk without the material. Originally designed for capturing light oils, the special high-nap oil skimmer material is proving to be effective with the thick, tar-like oil fouling Gulf ...


    By Abanaki Corporation

  • Plastics for Environmental Industry

    Aron srl is the Italian firm with experience in plastic material field. We plan and produce products, solutions and services for Chemical treatment plants, Waste water plants, Oil recovery from oil spills at sea and industrial tanks, Self-cleaning filters, industrial plants. Our products are made out of thermoplastic materials: Oil drum Skimmer pneumatic driven and floating, Automatic Self ...


    By Aron S.r.l.

  • Release of brochure on Arctic range of equipment

    During the days of 14 - 15 November 2013 DESMI will be telling about our proven solutions for Oil Spill Response within the Arctic. The event is taking place in Oslo, Norway at the Arctic Oil Spill Conference. The new Arctic range is designed and manufactured as the toughest oil spill recovery systems: PyroBoom™ ARCTIC Proven in the Gulf of Mexico and the Arctic ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Cargo Ship Hits Bridge, Spills Oil into San Francisco Bay

    In the largest oil spill in San Francisco Bay in at least a decade, a container ship navigating outbound through heavy fog hit a span of the San Francisco Bay Bridge Wednesday morning. The collision damaged the 900-foot container carrier Cosco Busan, allowing 58,000 gallons of bunker fuel to spill into the bay. CALTRANS has confirmed there is no structural damage to the bridge. ...

  • EMSA stand-by services expanding from the Baltic to the Atlantic

    Lamor and Clean Globe establish an oil spill response center in Portugal Lamor and Clean Globe International, member companies of the Lamor Group, will establish an oil spill center equipment stockpile in Sines, Portugal.  For the three year contract, which was awarded to Lamor in a EU tender in November 2006, a 3,000 tdw chemical/ oil tanker MT Galp Marine will be contracted and ...


    By Lamor Corporation Ab

  • EVTN To Showcase Submersible Voraxial® for Effective Oil Spill Recovery at Clean Gulf 2010

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - Enviro Voraxial Technology, Inc. (OTCBB: EVTN) announced today that the Company will demonstrate its new Submersible Voraxial® Separator at the upcoming Clean Gulf Training and Exhibition on October 19-20 in Tampa, Florida. The Submersible Voraxial® is the core technology for a fleet of ...

  • Jury at Wendy Schmidt oil cleanup X challenge nominates winner

    Close to 400 companies entered the Wendy Schmidt Oil Cleanup X CHALLENGE, and from these entries the judging panel selected Lamor as one of the top ten finalists.  On October 11, the results of the rigorous testing procedures at Ohmsett were publicized and award ceremonies took place in New York.  Lamor placed sixth when overall data was compiled, Team Elastec won the grand purse of ...


    By Lamor Corporation Ab

  • 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 ecosystem. ...

  • The Finnish company Lamor Corporation Ab wins EU tender for oil spill response

    LAMOR WINS A MAJOR SERVICE CONTRACT FROM EUROPEAN MARITIME SAFETY AGENCY Lamor Corporation Ab, a Finnish company specialized in environmental protection, has entered into a significant agreement for improving oil spill response readiness in the entire Baltic ...


    By Lamor Corporation Ab

  • Test Results Green-Light New Oil Spill Recovery Vessel for the Canadian Coast Guard

    Editors Note: There is a photo associated with this press release. Maritime-based Extreme Spill Technology, Inc. (EST) today announced the successful conclusion of tests on its 12m oil spill recovery vessel built for the Canadian Coast Guard, featuring an innovative proprietary oil recovery system. Tests culminated at the Ohmsett tank-testing facilities in New Jersey on September 14th, ...


    By Marketwire

  • California Oil Spill Cleanup Costs reaches $62 Million

    The cost of cleaning up the oil spill that fouled beaches last month on the California coast has reached $62 million so far, the pipeline company said Wednesday. Costs are running at $3 million a day, and there is no timetable for when the cleanup will be complete, Plains All American Pipeline's on-scene coordinator, Patrick Hodgins, told The Associated Press. The company is responsible for ...


    By Associated Press

  • EVTN Files Patents for Oil Spill Recovery Technology

    FORTLAUDERDALE, Fla. - Enviro Voraxial Technology, Inc. (OTCBB: EVTN) today announced that the Company recently filed three patents related to oil spill recovery, more specifically its unique Submersible Voraxial® Separator.  The Submersible Voraxial® Separator will be the principal element in EVTN's strategic initiative to penetrate the oil spill recovery market. ...

  • On-site water treatment service from Tangent Environmental Technologies cuts costs

    After more than two decades in the global oil patch, Stuart Snydmiller thinks the future for his start-up firm is in water, not petroleum. Or at least waste water.Tangent Environmental Technologies, owned with brother Jason and others, has taken existing technologies and put them together into a package that offers huge savings for drilling firms and any industrial operation that needs to ...


    By One Eye Industries Inc.

  • BP inserts riser tube containment system, success still uncertain

    BP PLC has made progress in stemming the flow of oil in the Gulf of Mexico from the sunken Deepwater Horizon with an insertion tube tool (RITT) containment system it put into place in the end of the leaking riser. The company reports that operations began Sunday to allow oil and gas to flow through the tool up to the drillship Discoverer Enterprise on the surface 5,000 feet above. Produced oil is ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • EVTN Showcases Submersible Voraxial® at International Oil Spill Conference

    Enviro Voraxial Technology, Inc. (OTCBB: EVTN) announced today that the Company will demonstrate its new Submersible Voraxial Separator (booth #256) at the upcoming International Oil Spill Conference (IOSC2011) from 23-26 May 2011 in Portland, Oregon.  During the four day event, the US Coast Guard will present a technical paper titled ...

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