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  • 15 May 2013

    Kvichak Marine, Industries, Inc. recently completed delivery of fifteen (15) 30’ Rapid Response Skimmers to the U.S. Navy. With the addition of these skimmers the Navy will be operating over 85 Kvichak-built skimmers worldwide as the Navy’s tier one response asset. The rapid-response, shallow-water capable skimmer is ideally suited for use on oil spills in […]

  • 27 September 2012

    Kvichak Marine, Industries, Inc. was recently awarded a contract by the U.S. Navy for fifteen (15) 30’ Rapid Response Skimmers to be delivered to various Navy bases over the next 12 months. The Navy currently owns and operates over 70 Kvichak-built skimmers worldwide as the Navy’s tier one response asset. The rapid-response, shallow-water capable skimmer […]

  • 7 September 2011

    When severe storms dumped over 6″ of rain on the Baltimore harbor area recently, the resulting floods carried tons of logs, trash and debris into Baltimore’s scenic famous Inner Harbor. The skimmer shown has three separate conveyors: -the articulated loading conveyor (which can be adjusted to accommodate picking up long logs), -the central storage conveyor, […]

  • 6 August 2010
    Equipment

    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 Solutions Sourcebook is indexed by type of industry, application, and skimmer model, making it […]

  • 5 May 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Bornemann Pumps, a leading manufacturer of oil and gas pumps, said Wednesday it has developed a subsea skimmer that can clean up deepwater oil leaks before they reach the surface. Working like a subsea vacuum cleaner, Bornemann’s technology can be deployed over leaking oil and gas at depths of up to 10,000 feet, the company […]

  • 5 May 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment

      Bornemann Pumps, a leading manufacturer of oil and gas pumps, said Wednesday it has developed a subsea skimmer that can clean up deepwater oil leaks before they reach the surface. Working like a subsea vacuum cleaner, Bornemann’s technology can be deployed over leaking oil and gas at depths of up to 10,000 feet, the […]

  • 26 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    As a part of its coop deal with the U.S. Department of Transportation Maritime Administration (MARAD), Boston-based Sea Machines Robotics has demonstrated its autonomous systems in action on board a Kvichak Marco skimmer boat during events held along the Portland harbor. Sea Machines’ technology demonstrated its ability to increase the safety, productivity, and predictability of […]

  • 23 March 2012

    Preparation for the dredging of the navigation channel at the entrance to a West Ocean City marina has begun this week, reports The Dispatch. This project started last year and it was designed to restore and replenish the large island north of the Route 50 Bridge known as Skimmer Island or Bird Island. Concept of […]

  • 27 August 2014

    BSEE and USCG representatives have visited Ohmsett oil spill response research center in New Jersey to witness a 42-foot long oil skimming vessel test.

  • 9 July 2020
    Business & Finance, Business developments & projects, Equipment, Infrastructure, Project & Tenders

    Petrofac has secured an engineering, procurement, construction, pre-commissioning, and commissioning contract in Kazakhstan worth approximately $135 million.

  • 5 July 2010

    Clean-up hopes in the Gulf of Mexico are riding on a supertanker called The Whale. The world’s largest oil skimmer, from Taiwan, has cruised a 25 square-mile test site north of the Macondo deepwater well. It can process 21 million gallons of polluted water a day by sucking it up, separating the oil and returning […]

  • 24 January 2012
    Business & Finance

      The EMSA-contracted Stand by Oil Spill Response Vessel Salina Bay arrived this weekend on site of the Costa Concordia to assist SMIT Salvage, who is in charge of the bunker removal and pollution response operations. Preparations are on-going for the removal of the bunker oil from the grounded cruise ship Costa Concordia. The Salina […]

  • 3 June 2011
    Business & Finance

      Alnmaritec Limited, which is recognised as one of the UK’s leading specialist boat builders has recently delivered two new oil pollution control boats for operation by PetroChina in Tianjin, China. The new ‘Wave Skimmer’ class boats were delivered by Alnmaritec to Elastec American Marine who also supplied all of the oil recovery and storage […]

  • 17 September 2012
    Vessels

    Far Skimmer has today been delivered from STX OSV Vung Tau in Vietnam to Farstad Shipping Pte. Ltd. in Singapore, a wholly owned subsidiary of Farstad Shipping ASA. Upon arrival in Australia, the vessel will commence its long term commitment to Shell Australia related to their Prelude drilling campaign. A long-term facility has been drawn […]

  • 2 June 2011

    Alnmaritec Limited, which is recognised as one of the UK’s leading specialist boat builders has recently delivered two new oil pollution control boats for operation by PetroChina in Tianjin, China. The new ‘Wave Skimmer’ class boats were delivered by Alnmaritec to Elastec American Marine who also supplied all of the oil recovery and storage equipments […]

  • 23 January 2012
    Business & Finance

    SMIT Salvage, a unit of Dutch maritime services firm Royal Boskalis Westminster NV has been hired by Carnival Plc to remove the 2,400 tons of fuel from the Costa Concordia. Over the weekend, a full bathometry survey was initiated. The outcome of the survey will provide further insight into seabed below the ship and the […]

  • 1 April 2011

    In what could turn out to be a test case of sorts, the dredging of the navigation channel at the entrance to a West Ocean City marina began… By Shawn J. Soper (mdcoastdispatch) [mappress] Source: mdcoastdispatch, April 1, 2011  

  • 17 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Today, Monday 17 September, Far Skimmer (STX PSV08 CD) has been delivered from STX OSV Vung Tau in Vietnam to Farstad Shipping Pte. Ltd. in Singapore, a wholly owned subsidiary of Farstad Shipping ASA. Upon arrival in Australia, the vessel will commence its long term commitment to Shell Australia related to their Prelude drilling campaign. […]

  • 13 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    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. The TrashCat MS8-1500A is a highly transportable, easily deployed trash skimming vessel capable of meeting today’s environmental cleanup requirements. This piece of […]

  • 17 September 2012

    Platform supply vessel Far Skimmer was delivered today, September 17th, from STX OSV Vung Tau in Vietnam to Farstad Shipping Pte. Ltd. in Singapore, a wholly owned subsidiary of Farstad Shipping ASA. In November 2010 a contract was signed with STX Europe for the building of a platform supply vessel for delivery in September 2012. […]

  • 1 May 2017
    Equipment

    Ingenuity Lab, a University of Alberta-based nanotechnology accelerator, has received $1.7 million in project funding for the research and development of an effective alternative for recovering heavy oil spilled in marine environments. Ingenuity has developed a piece of technology to aid in the cleanup of oil spills made of a carbon nanotube mesh, supplemented with […]

  • 7 July 2010

    Chapman Freeborn Airchartering Inc has completed a high-profile cargo charter from Nantes in France to New Orleans, USA, to deliver seven skimmer boats to help tackle the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. The Fort Lauderdale-based aircraft charter specialist arranged the flight of an Antonov AN-124 – one of the world’s largest cargo planes […]