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  • Series of oil skimming vessels built

    Kvichak Marine Industries is currently constructing a run of approximately 30 each 30" Rapid Response Oil Skimmers fitted with Marco Pollution Control CL-1 Filterbelt oil recovery modules for customers who are responding to the current Gulf spill. The Kvichak/Marco Filterbelt is proving to be one of the most effective oil recovery systems now operating in the Gulf, and is ideally ...

  • Abanaki Publishes Expanded Oil Skimming Solutions Sourcebook

    Second Edition Covers 40 Real-World Oil Skimming Applications.  CLEVELAND -Abanaki Corporation, the world leader in oil skimming and coolant maintenance products, announced the second-edition of its Solutions Sourcebook for oil skimming applications. The newly expanded 43-page handbook offers application notes and photos of 40 real-world implementations of oil skimming. Abanaki’s ...


    By Abanaki Corporation

  • Oil Skimmers’ mobile model 6V skimming system used in multiple skimming locations

    Oil Skimmers Inc., the leader in oil skimming equipment and solutions, offers a mobile oil skimmer that is used to remove oil in a variety of locations. Oil Skimmers mobile Model 6V oil skimmer is a trailer-mounted oil recovery system that can be used in large manufacturing facilities, land reclamation projects, military bases and refineries to skim multiple large ponds, ditches and sumps. The ...


    By Oil Skimmers, Inc.

  • Abanaki Announces Solar Powered Oil Skimmer Groundwater Remediation System

    Abanaki Corporation has added a Solar Powered Groundwater Remediation System to their broad line of oil skimming solutions. This system is typically used in monitoring wells located in remote areas where standard power is unavailable. An added benefit is that solar power is a renewable energy source which is environmentally-friendly and readily available. The solar power ...


    By Abanaki Corporation

  • Oil Conveyor for Power Stations

    Last week we installed an Oil Conveyor inside a buffer tank for contaminated water. The Oil Conveyor skims the free oil from the surface, and thereby pre-cleans the bilge water prior to the OWS. This is just another example of how the use of the Oil Conveyor, on a land based power station can protect the ...


    By Faroe Maritime Technic

  • Catch Oil Leaks Early at Hydroelectric Dams and Power Plants

    Leakwise Oil-on-Water Detection and Monitoring Systems from GE Analytical Instruments can detect the presence of oil immediately, monitor its buildup, measure hydrocarbon layer thickness, alert facility operators of oil presence or thickness, and activate control mechanisms to stop leaks before they become spills. Leakwise systems, consisting of a sensor and controller, offer a number of ...


    By GE Analytical Instruments

  • Oil Skimmers for Hydroelectric Power Plants: Another Green Idea from Abanaki

    CLEVELAND - Abanaki announced a full range of oil skimmers and emergency oil spill systems for the special challenges facing hydroelectric power generation facilities, who must protect water resources from spills of hydraulic fluid. Although hydroelectric-generated electricity is considered clean, small leaks of hydraulic oil from turbines at hydroelectric plants are not uncommon. The oil can end ...


    By Abanaki Corporation

  • Cyclone Power Technologies Performs Combustion Tests of Gulf Crude Oil

    POMPANO BEACH, Fla - Cyclone Power Technologies, Inc. (Pink Sheets: CYPW) has successfully performed combustion acceptability tests of crude oil recovered from the Gulf of Mexico with its award-winning, heat-regenerative external combustion engine. During the tests, Cyclone ignited a small amount of crude oil spilled from the Deepwater Horizon accident through its combustion chamber fuel ...

  • Abanaki Oil Skimmers Provide Lowest-Cost Method for Groundwater Remediation

    CLEVELAND - Abanaki Corporation offers a cost-effective way to remove hydrocarbon contamination from groundwater without pumps. Engineers in industrial settings have, for many years, valued oil skimmers as the lowest cost way to remove hydrocarbons from wastewater. Food processing plants, the metals industry, machining firms, and utilities have all used skimmers with great success ...


    By Abanaki Corporation

  • Small, portable oil skimmer system can make big impact in BP disaster clean-up on Louisiana shoreline

    A North Carolina company that specializes in industrial oil skimmers has created a small, portable oil skimmer system specifically designed to clean up the BP oil spill on the shoreline in the Gulf of Mexico. SkimOil, Inc., has incorporated their well-proven industrial skimmer into a portable, easy-to-use surface skimming system that can be used on small vessels to remove large volumes of oil ...


    By SkimOil Inc.

  • Abanaki Corporation Launches New Website Focusing on Groundwater Remediation

    Abanaki Corporation announces the launch of its new website, http://www.groundwater-remediation.com. The website provides visitors with detailed information on groundwater remediation including the types of systems available for a variety of groundwater contamination ...


    By Abanaki Corporation

  • Oil Skimmers provides free manual for controlling oil spills

    Oil Skimmers, Inc., the leader in oil skimming equipment and solutions, offers a free manual of field bulletins that outline oil spill problems and their solutions in various applications. Oil Skimmers’ manual outlines proven, successful solutions to typical applications associated with oil/water problems. Each section of the booklet discusses components that management and operators must ...


    By Oil Skimmers, Inc.

  • Oil Skimmers offers compact model 5H oil skimmer for confined spaces

    The Model 5H oil skimmer from Oil Skimmers Inc., the leader in oil skimming solutions and equipment, is compact in size for hard-to-reach areas. Designed for congested plant facilities or confined spaces, the Model 5H can be installed on open or closed tanks. Like the larger version, the Model 6V, the Model 5H is fully automatic and runs 24 hours per day, seven days a week. Oil is removed by the ...


    By Oil Skimmers, Inc.

  • New York state makes rigorous policy announcement on green remediation

    A new policy that all investigation and remediation projects in New York State must incorporate green remediation concepts became effective on September 17th. "This is the most rigorous program of any State in the country. Other States have guidance, but introducing a policy takes the matter to another level. With this precedent set it will be interesting to see the response from other States; we ...


    By WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff

  • Abanaki Offers Discrete Security Oil Skimmer Groundwater Remediation Packages

    Abanaki Corporation offers Discrete Security Oil Skimmer Groundwater Remediation Packages for use in situations where there is a need to keep the oil skimmer from being tampered with or in applications where the operation of oil removal equipment may be deemed unsightly. These lockable poly-shelters are available in two sizes to accommodate various oil skimmers and option configurations. A ...


    By Abanaki Corporation

  • Maersk Supply Service - Reduce Oily Sludge by 60 % or more.

    Maersk Supply Service - shows us once again trust - and order 5 SDS units to Supply Vessels operating in Australia and Brazil. Prices for treatment of Sludge varies from place to place - Australia and Brazil has some of the highest prices for handlig of Slude. SDS helps to improve the economics of operating in these waters. We at Faroe Maritime Technic provide at total solution on ...


    By Faroe Maritime Technic

  • Oil Skimmers Helps Major Global Energy Project Meet Tough Environmental Standards

    Oil Skimmers, Inc., a 40-year-old provider of customized floating tube oil skimmers, recently completed one of the largest and most complex orders of the year in its industry, supplying one of the world’s most significant energy projects located in the Pacific Rim. Oil Skimmers was chosen to supply 23 Model 6V oil skimming systems ...


    By Oil Skimmers, Inc.

  • Abanaki Oil Skimmer Belt Goes to Great Lengths to Clean Up Oil

    Abanaki Corporation recently installed a PetroXtractor Oil Skimmer equipped with the longest operating oil skimmer belt at a remote train depot located in Northern British Columbia. The Looped Fuzzy Belt?, which measures over 200 feet in length, drops into a monitoring well to remove ...


    By Abanaki Corporation

  • 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 ...

  • Oil Skimmers, Inc. Will Exhibit at AIST 2012

    The annual Association for Iron and Steel Technology (AIST) show will take place on May 7-10 2012 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia. AIST focuses on new technologies on the global stage aimed at helping those in the iron and steel industries improve productivity and efficiency. Featuring hundreds of technical presentations plus ...


    By Oil Skimmers, Inc.

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