Boompools

Monday, October 08, 2001
Containing spills is a job for the port authorities. Ninety percent of the annual 450 spills involve less than 50 litres. To deal with these, the RMPM patrol vessels have absorbent oil booms. For larger spills, more than 250 litres, a number of companies in the port area have synthetic booms to avert the oil. With the founding of a so-called Boompool, a partnership between the government and business community the booms can be used more efficiently. The booms can be found at strategic points in the port and are stored in one-TEU containers. During incidents, the fire brigade collects the oil booms and puts them into service.
Maritime Reporter June 2014 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

People & Company News

SCI Publishes Shore Leave Survey

With Maritime Labor Convention (MLC), 2006 in force, one might expect to see a reduction in the number of seafarers without visas; yet, recent data collected by

Cummins Reports Revenue Jump in Q2 2014

Cummins Inc. reported its results for the second quarter of 2014. According to the report, second quarter revenue of $4.8 billion increased 7 percent from the same quarter in 2013.

Diana Shipping Invests in Diana Containerships

Diana Shipping Inc., a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, has announced that it has entered into an agreement to purchase

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Maritime Security Naval Architecture Navigation Offshore Oil Pod Propulsion Port Authority Ship Electronics Ship Simulators Sonar
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | terms and conditions | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.1354 sec (7 req/sec)