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  • DESMI and FALCK Announces a Strategic Alliance

    The Strategic alliance is formed to offer Emergency Response Packages within Oil Spill Response, including 24/7 Call Center, Firefighting, Emergency services and Training. In addition to the existing ongoing business of both companies Falck will deliver the Response, Firefighting, 24/7 Call Center and Training portion while DESMI ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • Product Highlight – Full Trough Skimmer (FTS) System

    The Full Trough Skimmer (FTS) System The FTS™ system is comprised of a radial scum trough extending from the clarifier feedwell, outwards to the scum baffle.  There are two cantilevered scum skimming arms which sweep the entire clarification surface area twice per revolution.  The FTS system is a performance enhancing skimmer design, ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • ANDRITZ SEPARATION successfully starts up a newly developed decanter for a Spanish olive oil producer

    A newly developed F-series ANDRITZ SEPARATION decanter has been started up successfully for an olive oil producer in Jaén, Spain. In the first extraction phase, the F6000 decanter already achieved a throughput of 300 tons per day. In addition to the high throughput, the quality of the olive oil is enhanced in terms of flavor and fragrance because the oil contains less contaminants and is ...

  • On-Water Demonstration in the Port of Southampton

    DESMI Ro-Clean A/S have embarked on a mission to show off our new revolutionary product – the Ultimate Speed-Sweep System consisting of DESMI Single Vessel Ro-Kite Speed-Sweep 1500 with integrated Ro-Skim Weir Skimmer towed at a speed of 3 knots. We started the year with a demonstration at Odense Fjord in Denmark followed by the March 2015 InterSpill event in the Port of Amsterdam. The ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • 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 ...

  • United States issues cleanup order to owner of ruptured Refugio Beach oil pipeline

    Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Coast Guard issued a joint federal Clean Water Act order to ensure the cleanup of heavy crude oil leaked from a pipeline near Refugio State Beach, Santa Barbara County, Calif. The order requires Plains Pipeline, L.P. (a.k.a. Plains All American Pipeline), the pipeline owner and operator, to continue its cleanup work inland, beachside, ...

  • 2015 is a Year to Celebrate!

    InterSpill 2015 is the leading European oil spill conference and exhibition, it will look at potential issues to be raised from any future oil spills, and will provide a platform for industry, academia and government to meet, discuss and network. DESMI will be present at the InterSpill exhibition March 24 - 26 in Amsterdam and you are invited to our reception March ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • Terrasorb biological oilspill equipment

    Terrasorb Oilspil System More and more problems with hydro carbon as spill on land or water polluted our environment in many corner of the world. Hydro carbon brings cancer and make all living creatures sick. the euratec GmbH developed since 1990 solution on biological ways to kill the spill. Our main products are: Absorbants for land and water spill ...


    By euratec GmbH

  • Infographic Highlights Importance of Groundwater Remediation in US

    With roughly 40 percent of the U.S. population consuming groundwater as drinking water, keeping groundwater free of contaminates is crucial. Groundwater remediation is the process of removing pollution from our water supplies and fresh drinking water. The process of cleaning up the more than 100,000 U.S. sites that have contaminated groundwater is projected to be extremely ...


    By Abanaki Corporation

  • Environmental Firm Uses Belt Skimmer to Remove Oil from Hard-to-Reach Wells

     Removing oil and hydrocarbons from water is particularly difficult in wells and areas where access is limited. Abanaki Corporation, the world leader in oil skimming technologies, has developed a variety of oil-in-water extraction solutions for these types of demanding applications. Abanaki's ...


    By Abanaki Corporation

  • Abanaki`s New Coolescer with ChipStop Filter Keep Your Machine Shop`s Coolant Chip Free

    Abanaki Corporation, the world leader in oil skimming technology, announces the new Coolescer with ChipStop Filter. This new addition to the company's coolant maintenance product line is an ideal solution for machine shops. The Coolescer with ChipStop Filter will extend coolant life, reduce disposal costs, minimize down time, improve tool life, and help prevent dermatitis. The Coolescer makes it ...


    By Abanaki Corporation

  • Agilent Technologies expands trade-in program for ICP-MS platinum cones

    Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today announced the expansion of the company's platinum cone trade-in program for ICP-MS users. Under the expanded program, Agilent will accept cones from competitor Glass Expansion in North America, Western Europe, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, South Korea and Japan. "Agilent is pleased to offer an expansion of our successful trade-in ...


    By Agilent Technologies, Inc.

  • The first Giant Octopus System running in Chinese Waters

    With the first snow in Shanghai in 2014, the first Giant Octopus skimmer was put into Shanghai Salvage Bureau’s training basin on February 11. We delivered the system to Shanghai Salvage Bureau in 2013, and Shanghai Salvage Bureau had already then experienced the outstanding performance of the Helix that we delivered to them in 2012. The Giant Octopus system is the world’s most ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • The first Giant Octopus System running in Chinese Waters

    With the first snow in Shanghai in 2014, the first Giant Octopus skimmer was put into Shanghai Salvage Bureau’s training basin on February 11. We delivered the system to Shanghai Salvage Bureau in 2013, and Shanghai Salvage Bureau had already then experienced the outstanding performance of the Helix that we delivered to them in 2012. The Giant Octopus system is the world’s most ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • Interactive Chart Helps Customers Size the Right Skimmer for Their Application

    Abanaki Corporation, the world leader in oil skimming solutions, has created an expanded online oil skimmer selection guide. The newly designed guide provides a quick and easy way to match the appropriate skimmer for a wide variety of applications. The grid layout quickly will determine the appropriate size, belt material and oil removal capacity, with quick links that connect to more detailed ...


    By Abanaki Corporation

  • Cost-Effective Solution to Removing Floating Hydrocarbons from Groundwater

    Abanaki, the world leader in oil skimming technologies, has created a new animated demo of its PetroXtractor Active Membrane Skimmer. This pneumatic active skimmer pump is entirely automatic with no moving parts and is designed to recover light non aqueous phase liquids (LNAPL) from underground ...


    By Abanaki Corporation

  • 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

  • PetroXtractor active membrane skimmer pump acknowledged for pollution cleanup

    Abanaki Corporation, the world leader in oil skimming technologies, has received the Pollution Engineering 2013 Editor's Choice Award for its PetroXtractor Active Membrane Skimmer. This pneumatic active skimmer pump is entirely automatic and is designed to recover light non aqueous phase liquids ...


    By Abanaki Corporation

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