Weir Skimmers News

  • 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

  • Skimmers Tested to ASTM Standards

    The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) has initiated the testing of stationary skimmer systems owned by BSEE and the U.S. Coast Guard. Skimmers will be tested at Ohmsett in multiple oil types to determine Oil Recovery Rate (ORR) and Oil Recovery Efficiency (ORE) using the ASTM F2709 Standard Test Method for Determining Nameplate Recovery Rate of Stationary Oil Recovery ...


  • 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.

  • Galicia, Spain: The Port of Vilagarcía purchases Markleen equipment

    The Port Authority of Vilagarcía de Arousa (Spain) has just awarded an oil spill response equipment supply contract to Markleen. The equipment, which will be delivered by the end of 2008, will complement existing means of oil spill response, and consists of 500 m of inflatable containment boom supplied on two reels and a Foilex weir skimmer, as well as all necessary operating equipment and ...

    By Egersund Markleen

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