Handling Oil Spills
Oil Spill Containment Kit: Consists of absorbent mats, herding agent, rags, buckets, swab handles, etc. Used by the ship's oil spill team.
Oil Disposal Raft (ODR) (Donut): A floating tank used for off-loading waste oil.
Ship Waste Offload Barge (SWOB): Serves as an intermediate between a ship and pier risers.
Waste Oil Raft (WOR): A small boat used to hold personnel who physically clean waste oil spills.
Oil Spill Containment Boom: A boom composed of flotation devices strung together that is used to surround and contain oil spills until they can be cleaned up.. These orange colored floating devices extend 1 foot above and below the surface of the water.
Skimmer: Prepositioned for fast deployment, it physically skims surface of the water and then removes the oil from the water by separation of contaminants from the water.
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