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  • 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 ...

  • BP outlines plan for controlling oil spill

    BP, the party responsible for the cleanup of oil spilling as a result of the sinking of the semisubmersible drilling platform Deepwater Horizon last week, on Sunday outlined a spill response plan that includes drilling relief wells and permanent capping of the well from which the sunken rig was extracting oil. The Deepwater Horizon sank two days after an explosion and fire at 10 p.m. last ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • Oil-spill response vessels launched

    Alnmaritec has delivered two boats in the oil-spill and pollution control market. The most recent delivery was a boom deployment and spill response boat Response 1 to the Barbados National Terminal Company for operation on their oil export facility at Oistins Bay on the South Coast of the island. This delivery follows completion of a high-speed pollution response boat which is operated by ...

  • Alnmaritec boats in oil spill response

    Alnmaritec Limited, a UK specialist boat builder, is rapidly gaining recognition in the market for oil spill response/pollution control vessels with two new boats delivered this year. The most recent delivery was a boom deployment and spill response boat to the Barbados National Terminal Company Ltd. The new vessel ‘Responder 1' is based upon the successful Wave Worker class from ...

  • Statement on oil leak from pipeline at the Gannet Alpha platform

    Following an oil leak reported from Gannet F subsea installation, 176km east of Aberdeen on 10 August 2011 a DECC spokesman said: “Shell has informed us that the oil leak at its pipeline at the Gannet Alpha platform east of Aberdeen is under control and has now been greatly reduced. They are working to completely halt any further leakage. “DECC’s environmental inspectors ...

  • Update on Shell`s Gannet Alpha platform oil leak

    Statement by the Secretary of State's representative, Hugh Shaw Speaking in Aberdeen today, Mr Hugh Shaw said: “As the Secretary of State’s Representative for Maritime Salvage and Intervention I was notified on Friday evening of the Shell Gannet Alpha oil spill incident. “My role since then is to monitor and approve Shell’s response to the ...

  • Interstate Products Expands Line of Spill Containment Pallets

    Interstate Products, Inc. (IPI), the leading manufacturer of spill containment products and the preferred source for environmental and industrial solutions has expanded its line of secondary spill containment and storage products. As a manufacturer, service company and major US and international distributor, IPI now offers the most flexible and comprehensive spill protection, containment, ...


    By Interstate Products Inc

  • RAE Systems Posts Educational Resource for Gulf of Mexico Spill Recovery Workers

    Website Provides Information and Phone Numbers to Protect People, Wildlife and Property. SAN JOSE, CA - RAE Systems Inc. (NYSE Amex: RAE), a leader in delivering innovative sensor solutions to serve industrial, energy, environmental, and government safety markets worldwide, announced the launch of new web content  to assist the more than 20,000 people deployed in various aspects of the Gulf ...


    By RAE Systems by Honeywell

  • Gannet oil spill: Written Ministerial Statement by Chris Huhne

    An oil release from a pipeline in Shell’s Gannet F development, totalling approximately 218 tonnes1, occurred during the period from 10th to 19th August 2011. The oil dispersed naturally well away from the shore and the UK-Norway median line, and there has been no evidence of any significant environmental impact to date resulting from this release. An oil sheen on the sea surface was ...

  • Scale Controllers from Scaletron Receive CSA Certification

    Scaletron Industries, Ltd., a manufacturer of corrosion resistant digital and mechanical scales, has announced the CSA Certification of their ...


    By PRWeb

  • Safe and affordable Intermediate Bulk Container (IBC) tank storage

    Interstate Products, Inc. (IPI), the leading manufacturer of spill containment products and the preferred source for environmental and industrial products now offers a larger selection of intermediate bulk container (IBC) tank storage products to help eliminate the possibility of major spills and provide the best solutions for regulatory compliance. As a major US and international distributor, ...


    By Interstate Products Inc

  • BioLargo Builds Its Business With New Products and Distributors

    BioLargo, Inc. (OTCBB: BLGO), creator of patented iodine technologies, today announced the development of recent commercial opportunities and that its work to solve the contaminated water issues associated with the Canadian Oil Sands, as a ...


    By Biolargo, Inc.

  • Pipeline that leaked wasn`t equipped with auto shut-off

    The pipeline that leaked thousands of gallons of oil on the California coast was the only pipe of its kind in the county not required to have an automatic shut-off valve because of a court fight nearly three decades ago, a county official said. The original owner of the pipeline skirted the Santa Barbara County requirement by successfully arguing in court in the late 1980s that it should be ...


    By Associated Press

  • B&W Tek, Inc. Teams with DNREC for Delaware Public Safety

    B&W Tek, Inc., an advanced instrumentation company that delivers lab quality Raman spectroscopy solutions through user-friendly mobile platforms is proud to announce that the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) is the latest federal agency to purchase the TacticID-GP® handheld Raman system. This latest installation of TacticID-GP also notes an ...


    By B&W Tek

  • PerkinElmer announces new ultra-violet/visible (uv/vis) spectrophotometers

    PerkinElmer Life and Analytical Sciences, a global leader in application-focused measurement and analysis solutions, today announced at PITTCON® 2008, Booth #2555, the global introduction of the LAMBDA™ XLS, a UV/Vis spectrophotometer for Quality Assurance/Quality Control (QA/QC) and teaching laboratories, and the LAMBDA™ Bio, a UV/Vis spectrophotometer designed specifically for biological ...


    By PerkinElmer, Inc.

  • The Air & Waste Management Association Calls for Abstracts for its 104th Annual Conference & Exhibition

    The Air & Waste Management Association (A&WMA) will accept abstracts, including undergraduate, graduate and doctoral student paper and poster submissions, for its 104th Annual Conference & Exhibition (ACE) until Friday, Dec. 3, 2011. “The Technical Program for A&WMA’s 2011 ACE will address a number of timely environmental issues, including technical aspects of the Gulf ...

  • Marshall Islands accedes to five UN treaties on safety and marine pollution

    The Marshall Islands, one of the world’s major shipping nations, has acceded to five important International Maritime Organization (IMO) conventions that aim to discourage environmental pollution and promote safety on the high seas, the United Nations agency announced today. The Pacific island nation has acceded to the International Convention on the Control of Harmful Anti-fouling Systems on ...


    By United Nations

  • X PRIZE Foundation Announces Finalist Teams in the $1.4 Million Wendy Schmidt Oil Cleanup X CHALLENGE

    The X PRIZE Foundation, the leading nonprofit organization solving the world's Grand Challenges by creating and managing large-scale, global incentivized competitions, today announced the 10 finalist teams that will move forward to the final phase of the $1.4 Million Wendy Schmidt Oil Cleanup X ...


    By Marketwire

  • Eaton`s Mass Notification System Enhances Emergency Communications for MillerCoors Brewery

    Power management company Eaton announced it has been selected by MillerCoors to provide an integrated emergency communications solution for the company's mega brewery in Fort Worth, Texas. MillerCoors has deployed Eaton's ALERiTY® mass notification platform to enhance emergency communications capabilities at the brewer's 150-acre facility, which has more than 700 employees. "A facility of ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • Beacon Institute Extends River Observatory Network to Fort Edward

    Collaboration With General Electric Launches Real-Time Monitoring of the Upper Hudson RiverFORT EDWARD, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 06/24/10 -- Beacon Institute for Rivers and Estuaries announced today that it has deployed its first of many real-time monitoring stations that will monitor the northern reaches of the Hudson River. Launched in cooperation with ...


    By Marketwire

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