April 2011 Vol. 238 No. 4


U.S. Coast Guard To Test Oil Recovery System

The Oil Stop Division of the American Pollution Control Corp. has been granted a Phase 2 contract for development and testing of its Oil Stop Bottom Oil Recovery System (OSBORS), by the U.S. Coast Guard Research and Development Branch. The OSBORS is a specialized package of equipment designed to remove oil that has settled on the seafloor. The heart of the system is the Tornado Motion Technologies (TMT) subdredge. The subdredge is a remote controlled, track driven vehicle that is equipped with TMT’s EDDY Pump. Additional top-side support equipment is included for separating recovered oil and in-situ treating of water and solids. Phase 2 of the contract involves final de

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